Gosse Meines Numan, born on November 26, 1858, son of Meine Tabes Numan (tobaccoworker's hand and tobacco worker) and Jitske Gosses de Boer, died on March 20, 1934, aged 75 years.

Gosse was married in Smallingerland on October 1, 1892, at the age of 33 to
Janke Posthuma Hogeveen (aged approximately 22 years), born circa 1870 (?).