Jan Willem Horstman

22 February 1877–22 November 1951 (Age 74)
Goor, Overijssel, Netherlands

The Life of Jan Willem

When Jan Willem Horstman was born on 22 February 1877, in Goor, Overijssel, Netherlands, his father, Albert Jan Horstman, was 27 and his mother, Johanna Waanders, was 24. He married Abramine Wissink on 2 May 1903, in Enschede, Overijssel, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 22 November 1951, in Enschede, Overijssel, Netherlands, at the age of 74.

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Jan Willem Horstman
Abramine Wissink
Marriage: 2 May 1903
Johanna Horstman

Spouse and Children

2 May 1903
Enschede, Overijssel, Netherlands


    Johanna Horstman


Parents and Siblings

    Albert Jan Horstman


    Johanna Waanders




+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 13

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands

Age 13

Luxembourg had gained their independence in 1867, but they were still under the possession of the kings of the Netherlands until William III died and the grand duchy passed to the House of Nassau-Weilburg.
1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 22

The Hague Peace Convention was a series conferences that produced treaties and declarations. The convention took place in Hague, Netherlands. The conferences were among the first formal statements of the laws of war and war crimes in secular international law.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: topographic name, a variant of Horst , with the addition of man ‘man’.2 Altered spelling of the German cognate Horstmann .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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