Tietje Alkema

27 November 1869–5 May 1954 (Age 84)
Franeker, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Tietje

When Tietje Alkema was born on 27 November 1869, in Franeker, Friesland, Netherlands, her father, Yme Tjallings Alkema, was 40 and her mother, Corneliske Douwes Faber, was 33. She married Jakkele van der Schaaf on 19 May 1895, in Franeker, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 5 May 1954, in Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Jakkele van der Schaaf
Tietje Alkema
Marriage: 19 May 1895
Theunis van der Schaaf
Corneliske van der Schaaf

Spouse and Children

    Jakkele van der Schaaf



19 May 1895
Franeker, Friesland, Netherlands


    Theunis van der Schaaf


    Corneliske van der Schaaf


Parents and Siblings

    Yme Tjallings Alkema


    Corneliske Douwes Faber




    Tjalling Ymes Alkema


    Douwe Alkema


    NN Alkema


    Rinske Ymes Alkema


    Douwe Alkema


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World Events (8)

1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 1

Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.

Age 4

The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.
1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 30

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

Dutch: habitational name from the city of Alkemade (Alkmaar) in South Holland.

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

Sources (3)

  • Tietje Alkema, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Tietje IJ Alkema, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Tietje Alkema, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"

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