Berend Jan Luesink

27 November 1901–27 May 1985 (Age 83)
Hengelo, Overijssel, Netherlands

The Life of Berend Jan

When Berend Jan Luesink was born on 27 November 1901, in Hengelo, Overijssel, Netherlands, his father, Berend Jan Luesink, was 40 and his mother, Gerritdina ter Horst, was 37. He married Manna Nijland on 11 February 1928, in Wierden, Overijssel, Netherlands. He died on 27 May 1985, in his hometown, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Berend Jan Luesink
Manna Nijland
Marriage: 11 February 1928

Spouse and Children

11 February 1928
Wierden, Overijssel, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings

    Berend Jan Luesink


    Gerritdina ter Horst




    Berend Hendrik Luesink



    Christina Elisabeth Luesink



    Gerritdina Luesink


World Events (8)

1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 3

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.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 13

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

Age 27

Amsterdam, Netherlands hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Dutch: variant spelling of Roosingh, a metronymic from the female personal name Rosa.

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

Sources (1)

  • Geboorteregister Hengelo Ov 1901

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