Johannes de Groen

8 September 1866–31 May 1954 (Age 87)
Ooststellingwerf, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Johannes

Johannes de Groen was born on 8 September 1866, in Ooststellingwerf, Friesland, Netherlands as the son of Jan Johannes de Groen and Janke Bokes Bosma. He married Janke Bosma on 13 May 1899, in Achtkarspelen, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 31 May 1954, in Ooststellingwerf, Friesland, Netherlands, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Johannes de Groen
Janke Bosma
Marriage: 13 May 1899
Jan de Groen
Pieter de Groen
Folkert de Groen

Spouse and Children

13 May 1899
Achtkarspelen, Friesland, Netherlands


    Jan de Groen


    Pieter de Groen


    Folkert de Groen


Parents and Siblings

    Jan Johannes de Groen


    Janke Bokes Bosma




World Events (8)

1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 4

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 7

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

Age 24

Death by suicide of van Gogh.

Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Johannes de Groen in entry for Folkert de Groen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Johannes de Groen in entry for Pieter de Groen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Johannes de Groen in entry for Jan de Groen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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