Foktje Doedens

6 August 1879–10 August 1968 (Age 89)
Scheemda, Groningen, Netherlands

The Life of Foktje

When Foktje Doedens was born on 6 August 1879, in Scheemda, Groningen, Netherlands, her father, Gerardus Doedens, was 30 and her mother, Harmke Tuin, was 30. She married Okko Kuiper on 13 July 1899, in Scheemda, Groningen, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 10 August 1968, in Winschoten, Groningen, Netherlands, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Okko Kuiper
1876–1964
Foktje Doedens
1879–1968
Marriage: 13 July 1899
Harm Kuiper
1899–
Geeske Kuiper
–1904
Gerhardus Kuiper
–1947
Harmina Kuipers
1900–1935
Gerardus Kuiper
1903–1903
Geeske Kuiper
1906–
Heike Kuiper
1907–1960
Hemmo Kuiper
1909–
Menno Kuiper
1910–1966
Pieter Kuiper
1913–1915

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 July 1899
Scheemda, Groningen, Netherlands
children

(10)

    Harm Kuiper

    Male1899–Male

    Harmina Kuipers

    Female1900–1935Female

    Gerardus Kuiper

    Male1903–1903Male

    Geeske Kuiper

    Female1906–Female

    Heike Kuiper

    Female1907–1960Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Gerardus Doedens

    Male1848–1919Male

    Harmke Tuin

    Female1848–1918Female

siblings

(2)

    Female1879–1968Female

    Doedens

    Male1883–1883Male

World Events (8)

1890

Age 11

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands

Age 11

Luxembourg had gained their independence in 1867, but they were still under the possession of the kings of the Netherlands until William III died and the grand duchy passed to the House of Nassau-Weilburg.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 25

Two skeletons were found next to each other in Drenthe, Netherlands. The skeletons were dated back to between 160 BC and 220 AD. One of the skeletons was thought to be a female and the other a male so scientists called them the Weerdinge couple or Mr. and Mrs. Veenstra. It was determined that both skeletons were men and the name was changed to Weerdinge Men.

Name Meaning

German:1. variant of Duden . 2. variant of Doede 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Foktje Doedens in entry for Harmina Kuiper, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Foktje Doedens in entry for Harmina Kuiper, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Foktje Doedens in entry for Gerhardus Kuiper, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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