Jacob Van Maanen

3 January 1866–28 February 1949 (Age 83)
Laagnieuwkoop, Utrecht, Netherlands

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Van Maanen was born on 3 January 1866, in Laagnieuwkoop, Utrecht, Netherlands, his father, Evert van Maanen, was 29 and his mother, Fijtje de Jong, was 26. He married Meinsje van Roon on 1 March 1895, in Laagnieuwkoop, Utrecht, Netherlands. He died on 28 February 1949, in Kockengen, Utrecht, Netherlands, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Van Maanen
Meinsje van Roon
Marriage: 1 March 1895

Spouse and Children


    Meinsje van Roon


1 March 1895
Laagnieuwkoop, Utrecht, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings


    Fijtje de Jong






    Petronella Van Maanen


    Hendrika Van Maanen


    Hendrika Van Maanen


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World Events (8)

1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 4

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.

Age 7

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

Age 24

Death by suicide of van Gogh.

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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Sources (3)

  • Jacob van Maanen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Jacob van Maanen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"
  • Jacob van Maanen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"

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