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
Antje Waatzes Noordman
Jan Jans Algra
Waatze Jans Algra
Akke Jans Alegra
Floris Jans Algera
Symen Jans Alegra

Parents & Siblings

  • Jan Jans Algera


  • Antje Waatzes Noordman




  • Jan Jans Algra


  • Waatze Jans Algra


  • Akke Jans Alegra


  • Male1866–1946Male

  • Female1870–1948Female

World Events (8)


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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