Klaaske Post

20 April 1894–April 1975 (Age 80)
Sint Annaparochie, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Klaaske

When Klaaske Post was born on 20 April 1894, in Sint Annaparochie, Friesland, Netherlands, her father, Age Jans Post, was 28 and her mother, Neeltje Arjens Kuiken, was 26. She married Douwe Arjens Kuiken on 5 August 1920, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930. She died in April 1975, in Lake Villa, Lake, Illinois, United States, at the age of 81.

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Douwe Arjens Kuiken
Klaaske Post
Marriage: 5 August 1920
Neeltje Pietje Kuiken

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 August 1920Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1897 · The Union Loop Elevated
    Age 3
    The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 22
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    1 North German, Danish, and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived near a post or pole (Middle Low German, Middle Dutch post, from Latin postis), presumably one of some significance, e.g. serving as a landmark or boundary, or a habitational name from any of several places in northern Germany called Post, probably from this word.2 North German: occupational name for a mounted messenger or courier Middle Low German post.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a mailman, from German Post ‘mail’.

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Clara Kuiken in household of David Kuiken, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Clara Kuiken in household of David Kuiken, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Klaaske P Kuiken, "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957"

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