Jacob Harmens Postma

5 February 1826–12 December 1857 (Age 31)
Surhuisterveen, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Jacob Harmens

When Jacob Harmens Postma was born on 5 February 1826, in Surhuisterveen, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Harmen Bouwes Postma, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Thomas Brouwer, was 38. He had at least 1 son with Aukje Jilts Meester. He died on 12 December 1857, in Leek, Groningen, Netherlands, at the age of 31.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Harmens Postma
1826–1857
Aukje Jilts Meester
1824–
Jilt Jakobs Postma
1855–1916

Spouse and Children

children

(1)

    Jilt Jakobs Postma

    Male1855–1916Male

Parents and Siblings

    Harmen Bouwes Postma

    Male1787–1863Male

    Elizabeth Thomas Brouwer

    Female1787–1853Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (2)

1830

Age 4

Belgium rebelled against Netherlands.
1853

Age 27

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

Name Meaning

Frisian: variant of Posthumus .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jakob Harmens Postma, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Jakob Harmens Postma in entry for Jilt Postma, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Jakob Harmens Postma in entry for Jilt Postma, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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