Sjirk Ages Cnossen

21 April 1893–12 August 1986 (Age 93)
Hommerts, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Sjirk Ages

When Sjirk Ages Cnossen was born on 21 April 1893, in Hommerts, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Age Sjirks Cnossen, was 31 and his mother, Grietje Martens Zoethout, was 26. He married Tietje Klazes Bijlsma on 3 February 1917, in Wymbritseradeel, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 12 August 1986, at the age of 93.

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Sjirk Ages Cnossen
Tietje Klazes Bijlsma
Marriage: 3 February 1917
Age Sjirks Cnossen
Baby boy Cnossen
Baby Girl Cnossen
Anna Catharina Frederika Cnossen

Spouse and Children


    Tietje Klazes Bijlsma


3 February 1917
Wymbritseradeel, Friesland, Netherlands


    Age Sjirks Cnossen


    Baby boy Cnossen


    Baby Girl Cnossen



Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 6

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.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 11

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.

Age 29

Dutch women get the vote.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced form of McCrossen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sjirk Cnossen in entry for Levenloos kind, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Sjirk Cnossen in entry for Levenloos kind, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Sjirk Cnossen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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