Willem Agema

1858–1902 (Age 43)
Sneek, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Willem

When Willem Agema was born on 18 December 1858, in Sneek, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Rients Abes Agema, was 39 and his mother, Johanna Jacoba Feenstra, was 38. He died on 9 October 1902, in Zuidhorn, Groningen, Netherlands, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Rients Abes Agema
1819–1890
Johanna Jacoba Feenstra
1820–
Riemke Agema
1846–
Sjoerd Agema
1849–
Johanna Maria Agema
1850–1931
Levenloos kind Agema
1852–1852
Jitske Agema
1854–
Abe Agema
1855–1910
Willem Agema
1858–1902
Levenloos kind Agema
1860–1860
Pieter Agema
1863–1924

Parents & Siblings

  • Rients Abes Agema

    Male1819–1890Male

  • Johanna Jacoba Feenstra

    Female1820–Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1863

Age 5

The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.
1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 12

Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.
1873

Age 15

The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.

Name Meaning

Frisian: patronymic from an unidentified personal name.

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

Sources (2)

  • Willem Agema, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Willem Agema, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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