Genealogie Bos

This is my English-language Genealogy & Ancestry Blog.
(Mijn Nederlandstalige blog is

27 Jul 2016

Worldless Wednesday - Dirk Bos (1862-1916)

Dirk Bos (1862-1916)
Dr. Dirk Bos was a politician, teacher and banker. He was born in Groningen on September 13, 1862 as the son of watchmaker Derk Bos and his wife, Maria Reintjes. He died in The Hague on May 6, 1916.
This photograph was published in a newspaper called "Nieuwe Tilburgse Courant" on July 27, 1913. Dirk Bos is no family of mine.

11 Jul 2016

Mrs Dood of Humboldt had 7 pairs of twins

In July 1878 Mrs. Dood of Humboldt, Iowa, gave birth to her 22th child. Earlier, she had given birth to 7 pairs of twins.
De Volksvriend, Iowa Nieuws, 11-7-1878