Boekema-Hut on her 106th birthday.
|Birth:||31 August 1911|
Zevenhuizen, Groningen, Netherlands
|Age:||109 years, 286 days|
Ebeltje Boekema-Hut (born 31 August 1911) is a Dutch centenarian who is currently the oldest living person in the European Netherlands.
Ebeltje Boekema-Hut was born in Zevenhuizen, Groningen, Netherlands on 31 August 1911 to parents Jan Hut (1871–1957) and Bouktje Linker (1871–1969). Her father was a farmer. She married Lammert Boekema on 8 November 1935. At one point, Ebeltje and Lammert took over the farm and got four daughters. Lammert died on 28 March 1990 at the age of almost 81. In 2007, she moved to a retirment home in Leek. She credits her longevity to being thankful and being happy. Being a Christian, she says she lives life like Psalm 23.
There was also a history of longevity in Ebeltje's family: her great-grandmother died at age 101, her grandmother at age 94 and her mother at age 97.
Ebeltje Boekema-Hut currently lives in Leek, Groningen, Netherlands at the age of 109 years, 286 days.
- Dit is Ebeltje, met 107 jaar de oudste inwoner van de provincie Groningen Dagblad van het Noorden, 31 August 2018
- Oudste inwoner van Groningen bereikt de 109 RTV Noord, 31 August 2020
- Ebeltje de oudste van 't land RTV Noord, 18 May 2021