Johannes Bouman

16 January 1894–5 June 1971 (Age 77)
Wijngaarden, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes Bouman was born on 16 January 1894, in Wijngaarden, South Holland, Netherlands, his father, Aart Bouman, was 31 and his mother, Christina Huisman, was 25. He married Lijntje Korevaar on 18 August 1918, in Wijngaarden, South Holland, Netherlands. He died on 5 June 1971, in Hapert, North Brabant, Netherlands, at the age of 77.

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Johannes Bouman
Lijntje Korevaar
Marriage: 18 August 1918

Spouse and Children


    Lijntje Korevaar


18 August 1918
Wijngaarden, South Holland, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings

    Aart Bouman


    Christina Huisman




World Events (7)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 5

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 10

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.

Age 23

WWI. Despite Dutch neutrality in World War I (1914-18), the Netherlands suffers from severe food shortages, triggering street riots.

Name Meaning

Dutch: status name for a peasant or land worker or a nickname meaning ‘neighbor’, Middle Dutch bouman.

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

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