Gosse Stroop

Male7 March 1875–29 June 1944

Brief Life History of Gosse

When Gosse Stroop was born on 7 March 1875, in Weststellingwerf, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Jan Tjabels Stroop, was 50 and his mother, Neeltje Thees De Jong, was 40. He married Geertje Langeraap on 9 May 1903, in Heerenveen, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 29 June 1944, in Heerenveen, Friesland, Netherlands, at the age of 69.

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Gosse Stroop
Geertje Langeraap
Marriage: 9 May 1903
Hiltje Stroop
Hiltje Stroop
Jan Stroop
Reinke Stroop
Neeltje Stroop
Zwaantje Stroop

Sources (3)

  • Gosse Stroop in entry for Hiltje Stroop, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Gosse Stroop in entry for Hiltje Stroop, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Gosse Stroop in entry for Hermanus Inia and Hiltje Stroop, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 May 1903Heerenveen, Friesland, Netherlands
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 15

    Death by suicide of van Gogh.

    1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands

    Age 15

    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.

    1899 · Hague Peace Convention

    Age 24

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch and North German: from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German stropen ‘to plunder’ or ‘to flay’, a nickname for a raider, looter or poacher, or an occupational name for a skinner.

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

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