Josina Van Wijngen

4 March 1891–29 March 1949 (Age 58)
Nisse, Zeeland, Netherlands

The Life of Josina

When Josina Van Wijngen was born on 4 March 1891, in Nisse, Zeeland, Netherlands, her father, Jacob Van Wijngen, was 24 and her mother, Adriana Mol, was 22. She married Marinus Schipper on 17 December 1914, in Ellewoutsdijk, Zeeland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 29 March 1949, in Goes, Zeeland, Netherlands, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Marinus Schipper
Josina Van Wijngen
Marriage: 17 December 1914
Adriana Johanna Schipper

Spouse and Children

17 December 1914
Ellewoutsdijk, Zeeland, Netherlands


    Adriana Johanna Schipper


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Van Wijngen





World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 8

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 13

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 23

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

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Josina van Wijngen - Published information: Death record or certificate: death: 29 March 1949; Goes, Zeeland, Netherlands
  • Legacy NFS Source: Josina van Wijngen - Published information: Marriage record or certificate: birth-name: Josina van Wijngen

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