Symen Jans Alegra

1870–1948 (Age 77)
Dantumadeel, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Symen Jans

When Symen Jans Alegra was born on 16 September 1870, in Dantumadeel, Friesland, Netherlands, her father, Jan Jans Algera, was 44 and her mother, Antje Waatzes Noordman, was 39. She died on 12 February 1948, in her hometown, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Jan Jans Algera
1826–1908
Antje Waatzes Noordman
1831–1890
Jan Jans Algra
1858–1942
Waatze Jans Algra
1861–1918
Akke Jans Alegra
1864–1887
Floris Jans Algera
1866–1946
Symen Jans Alegra
1870–1948

Parents & Siblings

  • Jan Jans Algera

    Male1826–1908Male

  • Antje Waatzes Noordman

    Female1831–1890Female

siblings

(5)

  • Jan Jans Algra

    Male1858–1942Male

  • Waatze Jans Algra

    Male1861–1918Male

  • Akke Jans Alegra

    Female1864–1887Female

  • Male1866–1946Male

  • Female1870–1948Female

World Events (8)

1873

Age 3

The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.
1873 · Holland America Line

Age 3

Holland America Line originally headquartered in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands was founded in 1873. It has since moved to Seattle, Washington. It is now part of the Carnival Cruise Line.
1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 29

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

1 Spanish (Alegría) and Portuguese: nickname from Spanish alegría or Portuguese alegria ‘joy’, ‘happiness’.2 Castilianized form of Basque Alegia, a habitational name from any of the towns named Alegia in the Basque Country.

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

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