Paulus Tjepkes Agema

1883–1943 (Age 60)
Franekeradeel, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Paulus Tjepkes

When Paulus Tjepkes Agema was born on 11 August 1883, in Franekeradeel, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Tjipke "Theodore" Agema, was 25 and his mother, Tietje "Tillie" Aukema, was 28. He married Wilhelmina Dykhuis on 17 April 1903, in Prosper, Missaukee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He lived in Butterfield, Missaukee, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Aetna Township, Missaukee, Michigan, United States for about 30 years. He died on 16 August 1943, in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Paulus Tjepkes Agema
Wilhelmina Dykhuis
Marriage: 17 April 1903
Infant Son Agema
Theodore P Agema
Anthony P Agema
Titus Agema
Albert Agema

Spouse & Children

17 April 1903
Prosper, Missaukee, Michigan, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Tjipke "Theodore" Agema


  • Tietje "Tillie" Aukema




+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 4

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 16

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

Frisian: patronymic from an unidentified personal name.

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

Sources (3)

  • Paul T Agena, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Paul Agema, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Paul Agema, "United States Census, 1910"

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