Johannes Hendrikus Dijkman

7 July 1907–29 March 1953 (Age 45)
Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Johannes Hendrikus

When Johannes Hendrikus Dijkman was born on 7 July 1907, in Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands, his father, Jan Hendrik Dijkman, was 23 and his mother, Petronella Hendrika Jacoba Looyinga, was 21. He married Lucia Donato on 15 March 1930, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 29 March 1953, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Colma, San Mateo, California, United States.

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Johannes Hendrikus Dijkman
Lucia Donato
Marriage: 15 March 1930
Robert Louis Dykman

Spouse and Children

15 March 1930
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Jan Hendrik Dijkman


    Petronella Hendrika Jacoba Looyinga





    Hendrikus Dijkman


    Antonus Dijkman


World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · Angel Island Serves Immigrants

Age 3

Angel Island served as a western entry point for hundreds of thousands of U.S. immigrants, mainly from China, from 1910 to 1940.

Age 13

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English diche, dike ‘dike’, ‘earthwork’ + man ‘man’, hence an occupational name for a ditch digger or a topographic name for someone who lived by a ditch or dike. See also Dyke .2 English: occupational name meaning ‘servant (Middle English man) of Dick ’.3 Dutch: elaborated form of Dyck .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Johanes H Dykman, "California, San Francisco County Records, 1824-1997"
  • John Hendrik Dykman, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"
  • John, "Find A Grave Index"

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