Douwe Beiboer

Male23 January 1896–27 May 1987

Brief Life History of Douwe

When Douwe Beiboer was born on 23 January 1896, in Teerns, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Luitjen Beiboer, was 29 and his mother, Neeltje Kingma, was 27. He died on 27 May 1987, in Dokkum, Friesland, Netherlands, at the age of 91.

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Douwe Beiboer
Janke Kloppenburg

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  • Web: Netherlands, GenealogieOnline Trees Index, 1000-2015

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World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 3

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 8

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 26

Dutch women get the vote.

Name Meaning

Possibly also an Americanized form of Dutch Douze, itself perhaps a variant of Doezé, a cognate of Does .

Possibly also an Americanized form of German Daus .

English: variant of Dowse .

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

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