Coen Jacob Dijkgraaf migrated from Suriname to Curacao.
Coen Jacob Dijkgraaf migrated from Curacao to Netherlands.
Coen Jacob Dijkgraaf migrated from Netherlands to New Zealand.
Born in in Suriname in 1967 to Dutch Parents, and has mainly Dutch ancestors.
Fan chart showing 7 generations and country of birth.
Moved to Curacao when 2, the Netherlands at age 4, and New Zealand at nearly 10.
Is employed in I.T. as an Integration Consultant.
Is married. No children.
According to Dutch naming traditions Coen should have been named Cornelis after his grandfather, but his parents decided it was too old fashioned. It did upset the grandfather for a bit, but he came around in the end and named a boat after him,
I'm fluent in English, and get by in Dutch as I didn't speak or read it much for quite a few years since I was ten, but doing genealogy has improved it a bit again. Sometimes to translate to or from Dutch I will use Deepl.com or Google translate
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It may seem morbid, but in the event of my untimely demise I want to be sure that none of my hard work on WikiTree ends up being deleted. While I fully intend on being around to manage all my profiles for the 20 years or so, in the event of my sudden death I hereby give permission for all of my private profiles to be transferred to any of the following slightly-active WikiTreers in my family, whether or not they are currently on the trusted lists: