Joannes Josephus Knoops

18 June 1879–19 February 1956 (Age 76)
Opglabbeek, Limburg, Belgium

The Life of Joannes Josephus

When Joannes Josephus Knoops was born on 18 June 1879, in Opglabbeek, Limburg, Belgium, his father, Leonardus Knoops, was 32 and his mother, Mechtildis Dirkx, was 32. He married Maria Catharina Caelen on 16 June 1919. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. His occupation is listed as houtkoopman in Niel-bij-As, As, Limburg, Belgium. He died on 19 February 1956, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Joannes Josephus Knoops
1879–1956
Maria Catharina Caelen
1882–1932
Marriage: 16 June 1919
Leo Knoops
1920–
Mechtilde Knoops
1922–
Mathieu Knoops
1923–
Jan Renier Knoops
1924–
Honoré Knoops
1926–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 June 1919
children

(5)

    Leo Knoops

    Male1920–Male

    Mechtilde Knoops

    Female1922–Female

    Mathieu Knoops

    Male1923–Male

    Jan Renier Knoops

    Male1924–Male

    Honoré Knoops

    Male1926–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Leonardus Knoops

    Male1846–1913Male

    Mechtildis Dirkx

    Female1846–1917Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (5)

1914

Age 35

Germany invades. The Belgian army holds position behind Yser river until 1918.
1920

Age 41

Antwerp hosts the Summer Olympic Games.
1920

Age 41

Belgium signs military alliance with France.

Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Knopp .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Joannes Josephus Knoops, "Belgium, Limburg, Civil Registration, 1798-1906"

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