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She is married to Mente Jannes Ploeg Dijkstra.

They got married on May 13, 1868 at Grijpskerk, Groningen, Nederland, she was 25 years old.Source 3


  1. Hiltje Dijkstra  1869-1952 

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  1. Geboorteregister 1842, aktenummer 73
  2. Overlijdensregister 1922, aktenummer 49
  3. Huwelijksregister 1868, aktenummer 11

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Historical context

  • The temperature on December 24, 1842 was about 5.0 °C. Wind direction mainly west-southwest. Weather type: half bewolkt. Source: KNMI
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    De Republiek der Verenigde Nederlanden werd in 1794-1795 door de Fransen veroverd onder leiding van bevelhebber Charles Pichegru (geholpen door de Nederlander Herman Willem Daendels); de verovering werd vergemakkelijkt door het dichtvriezen van de Waterlinie; Willem V moest op 18 januari 1795 uitwijken naar Engeland (en van daaruit in 1801 naar Duitsland); de patriotten namen de macht over van de aristocratische regenten en proclameerden de Bataafsche Republiek; op 16 mei 1795 werd het Haags Verdrag gesloten, waarmee ons land een vazalstaat werd van Frankrijk; in 3.1796 kwam er een Nationale Vergadering; in 1798 pleegde Daendels een staatsgreep, die de unitarissen aan de macht bracht; er kwam een nieuwe grondwet, die een Vertegenwoordigend Lichaam (met een Eerste en Tweede Kamer) instelde en als regering een Directoire; in 1799 sloeg Daendels bij Castricum een Brits-Russische invasie af; in 1801 kwam er een nieuwe grondwet; bij de Vrede van Amiens (1802) kreeg ons land van Engeland zijn koloniën terug (behalve Ceylon); na de grondwetswijziging van 1805 kwam er een raadpensionaris als eenhoofdig gezag, namelijk Rutger Jan Schimmelpenninck (van 31 oktober 1761 tot 25 maart 1825).
  • In the year 1842: Source: Wikipedia
    • The Netherlands had about 3.1 million citizens.
    • March 9 » The first documented discovery of gold in California occurs at Rancho San Francisco, six years before the California Gold Rush.
    • March 28 » First concert of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Otto Nicolai.
    • March 30 » Ether anesthesia is used for the first time, in an operation by the American surgeon Dr. Crawford Long.
    • May 30 » John Francis attempts to murder Queen Victoria as she drives down Constitution Hill in London with Prince Albert.
    • August 9 » The Webster–Ashburton Treaty is signed, establishing the United States–Canada border east of the Rocky Mountains.
    • November 26 » The University of Notre Dame is founded.

  • The temperature on May 13, 1868 was about 21.0 °C. There was 0.4 mm of rain. The air pressure was 3 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the west. The airpressure was 77 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 62%. Source: KNMI
  • Koning Willem III (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1849 till 1890 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • From June 1, 1866 till June 4, 1868 the Netherlands had a cabinet Van Zuijlen van Nijevelt - Heemskerk with the prime ministers Mr. J.P.J.A. graaf Van Zuijlen van Nijevelt (AR) and Mr. J. Heemskerk Azn. (conservatief).
  • From June 4, 1868 till January 4, 1871 the Netherlands had a cabinet Van Bosse - Fock with the prime ministers Mr. P.P. van Bosse (liberaal) and Mr. C. Fock (liberaal).
  • In the year 1868: Source: Wikipedia
    • The Netherlands had about 3.6 million citizens.
    • February 2 » Pro-Imperial forces captured Osaka Castle from the Tokugawa shogunate and burned it to the ground.
    • February 24 » Andrew Johnson becomes the first President of the United States to be impeached by the United States House of Representatives. He is later acquitted in the Senate.
    • June 1 » The Treaty of Bosque Redondo is signed, allowing the Navajo to return to their lands in Arizona and New Mexico.
    • July 28 » The 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution is certified, establishing African American citizenship and guaranteeing due process of law.
    • October 10 » The Ten Years' War begins against Spanish rule in Cuba.
    • November 2 » Time zone: New Zealand officially adopts a standard time to be observed nationally.

  • The temperature on November 1, 1922 was between 1.4 °C and 7.5 °C and averaged 4.9 °C. There was 7.7 mm of rain. The average windspeed was 5 Bft (very strong wind) and was prevailing from the south. Source: KNMI
  • Koningin Wilhelmina (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1890 till 1948 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • In The Netherlands , there was from September 9, 1918 to September 18, 1922 the cabinet Ruys de Beerenbrouck I, with Jonkheer mr. Ch.J.M. Ruys de Beerenbrouck (RKSP) as prime minister.
  • In The Netherlands , there was from September 19, 1922 to August 4, 1925 the cabinet Ruys de Beerenbrouck II, with Jonkheer mr. Ch.J.M. Ruys de Beerenbrouck (RKSP) as prime minister.
  • In the year 1922: Source: Wikipedia
    • The Netherlands had about 7.0 million citizens.
    • March 15 » After Egypt gains nominal independence from the United Kingdom, Fuad I becomes King of Egypt.
    • April 24 » The first segment of the Imperial Wireless Chain providing wireless telegraphy between Leafield in Oxfordshire, England, and Cairo, Egypt, comes into operation.
    • June 16 » General election in the Irish Free State: The pro-Treaty Sinn Féin party wins a large majority.
    • November 4 » In Egypt, British archaeologist Howard Carter and his men find the entrance to Tutankhamun's tomb in the Valley of the Kings.
    • December 7 » The Parliament of Northern Ireland votes to remain a part of the United Kingdom and not unify with Southern Ireland.
    • December 8 » Northern Ireland ceases to be part of the Irish Free State.

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