Voornaeme Geslachte en Eenvoudige Luyde » Jan SPEK (1856-????)

Personal data Jan SPEK 

Ancestors (and descendant) of Jan SPEK

Cornelis SPEK



Household of Jan SPEK

He is married to Jannigje SPRUIJTENBURG.Source 1

on February 28, 1880 at Streefkerk, he was 24 years old.Source 2

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Historical context

  • The temperature on February 28, 1880 was about 6.3 °C. There was 1 mm of rain. The air pressure was 19 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the southwest. The airpressure was 75 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 92%. Source: KNMI
  • Koning Willem III (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1849 till 1890 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • In The Netherlands , there was from August 20, 1879 to April 23, 1883 the cabinet Van Lijnden van Sandenburg, with Mr. C.Th. baron Van Lijnden van Sandenburg (conservatief-AR) as prime minister.
  • In the year 1880: Source: Wikipedia
    • The Netherlands had about 4.0 million citizens.
    • February 13 » Thomas Edison observes Thermionic emission.
    • May 11 » Seven people are killed in the Mussel Slough Tragedy, a gun battle in California.
    • May 13 » In Menlo Park, New Jersey, Thomas Edison performs the first test of his electric railway.
    • June 29 » France annexes Tahiti, renaming the independent Kingdom of Tahiti as "Etablissements de français de l'Océanie".
    • September 16 » The Cornell Daily Sun prints its first issue in Ithaca, New York. The Sun is the United States' oldest, continuously-independent college daily.
    • November 11 » Australian bushranger Ned Kelly is hanged at Melbourne Gaol.


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Lucas van Heeren, "Voornaeme Geslachte en Eenvoudige Luyde", database, Genealogy Online ( : accessed September 20, 2021), "Jan SPEK (1856-????)".