Jan Jansen

29 October 1887–
Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Jan

When Jan Jansen was born on 29 October 1887, in Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands, his father, Hendrik Jansen, was 29 and his mother, Cornelia Plaats, was 28. He married Aaltje Maassen van den Brink on 15 January 1913, in Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands.

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Jan Jansen
Aaltje Maassen van den Brink
Marriage: 15 January 1913

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 January 1913Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands
  • Parents and Siblings



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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Death by suicide of van Gogh.
    1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands
    Age 3
    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.
    Age 35
    Dutch women get the vote.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch, Flemish, Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jan, a shortened vernacular form of Johannes (see John ). In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Janssen . Compare Janson 1 and Johnson .

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

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    Sources (1)

    • Jan Jansen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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