Petrus Jans Arendz

30 May 1897–1 June 1959 (Age 62)
Boornbergum, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Petrus Jans

When Petrus Jans Arendz was born on 30 May 1897, in Boornbergum, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Jan Petrus Arendz, was 56 and his mother, Joukjen Jans Harmsma, was 34. He married Wiske Brouwer on 11 May 1923, in Smallingerland, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 1 June 1959, in De Veenhoop, Friesland, Netherlands, at the age of 62, and was buried in Netherlands.

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Petrus Jans Arendz
Wiske Brouwer
Marriage: 11 May 1923
Wobbe Arendz

Spouse and Children

11 May 1923
Smallingerland, Friesland, Netherlands


    Wobbe Arendz


Parents and Siblings

    Jan Petrus Arendz


    Joukjen Jans Harmsma




    Aaltje Jans Arendz


    Christina Jans Arendz



    Trijntje Jans Arendz


    Jan Arendz


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World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 2

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.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 7

Two skeletons were found next to each other in Drenthe, Netherlands. The skeletons were dated back to between 160 BC and 220 AD. One of the skeletons was thought to be a female and the other a male so scientists called them the Weerdinge couple or Mr. and Mrs. Veenstra. It was determined that both skeletons were men and the name was changed to Weerdinge Men.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 17

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Arends .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Netherlands, Death Index, 1795-1965
  • Web: Netherlands, GenealogieOnline Trees Index, 1000-Current
  • Netherlands, Death Index, 1795-1965

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