Petronella Friesen

11 March 1867–28 August 1949 (Age 82)
Venray, Limburg, Netherlands

The Life of Petronella

When Petronella Friesen was born on 11 March 1867, in Venray, Limburg, Netherlands, her father, Theodor Friesen, was 33 and her mother, Theodora Cox, was 28. She married Peter Antoon Jacobs on 7 April 1899, in Venray, Limburg, Netherlands. She died on 28 August 1949, in her hometown, at the age of 82.

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Peter Antoon Jacobs
Petronella Friesen
Marriage: 7 April 1899

Spouse and Children

7 April 1899
Venray, Limburg, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings

    Theodor Friesen


    Theodora Cox




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World Events (8)

1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 3

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 6

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

Age 23

Death by suicide of van Gogh.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: patronymic from Fries .

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

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