Jan Medendorp

31 August 1874–10 January 1953 (Age 78)
Spijk, Groningen, Netherlands

The Life of Jan

When Jan Medendorp was born on 31 August 1874, in Spijk, Groningen, Netherlands, his father, Jacob J Medendorp, was 38 and his mother, Grietje Jakobs, was 36. He married Johanna Langeland on 1 August 1894, in Uithuizen, Groningen, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 10 January 1953, in Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands, at the age of 78, and was buried in Uithuizen, Groningen, Netherlands.

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Family Time Line

Jan Medendorp
1874–1953
Johanna Langeland
1874–1946
Marriage: 1 August 1894
Jakob "Jake" Medendorp
1894–1987
Alida Medendorp
1896–1973
Freerk Medendorp
1897–1962
Marten Medendorp
1899–1979
Arien Medendorp
1901–1933
Georgius Wilhelmus Medendorp
1905–1970

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 August 1894
Uithuizen, Groningen, Netherlands
children

(6)

    Jakob "Jake" Medendorp

    Male1894–1987Male

    Alida Medendorp

    Female1896–1973Female

    Male1897–1962Male

    Male1899–1979Male

    Arien Medendorp

    Male1901–1933Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Gezina Medendorp

    Female1861–1936Female

    Saartje Medendorp

    Female1864–1964Female

    Janna Medendorp

    Female1866–1922Female

    Duurt Medendorp

    Male1868–1941Male

    Anje Medendorp

    Female1872–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890

Age 16

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands

Age 16

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 25

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: topographic name for someone who lived ‘in the middle of a village’ or in a place known as ‘the middle village’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jan Medendorp im Eintrag für Marten Medendorp und Johanna Diekmann, „Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000“
  • Jan Medendorp im Eintrag für Georgius Wilhelmus Medendorp und Maria Gerdina Kerstholt, „Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000“
  • Jan Medendorp im Eintrag für Sjoerd Minnema und Aaltje Medendorp, „Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000“

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