Klaas Luitje Bakema

20 November 1912–23 May 1994 (Age 81)
Nieuw-Weerdinge, Drenthe, Netherlands

The Life of Klaas Luitje

When Klaas Luitje Bakema was born on 20 November 1912, in Nieuw-Weerdinge, Drenthe, Netherlands, his father, Guitje Bakema, was 25 and his mother, Wimke Elizabeth Pilon, was 29. He married Zwaantje Gezina Huizing on 1 February 1939. He died on 23 May 1994, at the age of 81, and was buried in Oosterhesselen, Drenthe, Netherlands.

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Klaas Luitje Bakema
Zwaantje Gezina Huizing
Marriage: 1 February 1939

Spouse and Children


    Zwaantje Gezina Huizing


1 February 1939

Parents and Siblings




    Luitje Bakema


    Hillechienus Bakema


    Marten Jan Bakema



World Events (8)

1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 2

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.

Age 5

WWI. Despite Dutch neutrality in World War I (1914-18), the Netherlands suffers from severe food shortages, triggering street riots.
1934 · Jordanians Revolt in Amsterdam

Age 22

July 4, 1934, Jordanians in Amsterdam revolted because of reduction in employment.

Name Meaning

Frisian: patronymic from an unidentified personal name.

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

Possible Related Names

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  • Klaas Luitje Bakema, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"

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