Sytze Jans van der Meer

MaleApril 1792–29 January 1824

Brief Life History of Sytze Jans

When Sytze Jans van der Meer was born in April 1792, in Oostermeer, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Jan Heerkes van der Meer, was 27 and his mother, Fokjen Hendriks, was 23. He married Antje Roels Loonstra on 1 December 1812, in Tietjerksteradeel, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 29 January 1824, in his hometown, at the age of 31.

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Sytze Jans van der Meer
Antje Roels Loonstra
Marriage: 1 December 1812
Roel Sytzes van der Meer
Fokjen Sytzes van der Meer
Ymkje Sytzes van der Meer
Jantje Sytzes van der Meer

Sources (10)

  • Sytze Jans van der Meer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Sytze Jans van der Meer in entry for Ymkje Sytzes van der Meer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Sietze Jans van der Meer in entry for Fokjen van der Meer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 December 1812Tietjerksteradeel, Friesland, Netherlands
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (4)


    Age 1

    France declared war on Britain and the Netherlands.


    Age 3

    France and Napoleon conquered the Netherlands.


    Age 21

    The Dutch defeated the French.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

    Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

    Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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