Johannes Camphuis

26 May 1865–17 September 1944 (Age 79)
Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes Camphuis was born on 26 May 1865, in Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Jacobus Camphuis, was 34 and his mother, Jacomina Louisa Fokke, was 23. He married Hendrikje van der Vaart on 29 July 1914, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. He died on 17 September 1944, in Renkum, Gelderland, Netherlands, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Camphuis
Hendrikje van der Vaart
Marriage: 29 July 1914

Spouse and Children

29 July 1914
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings

    Jacobus Camphuis


    Jacomina Louisa Fokke





    Jan Camphuis




    Niestje Camphuis


World Events (8)

1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 5

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 8

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

Age 25

Death by suicide of van Gogh.

Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived in a house by a field, from kamp ‘enclosed field’ + huis ‘house’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • 05-046B Overlijden
  • 05-046B Geboorteakte

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