Petronella Kroon

16 March 1888–15 February 1977 (Age 88)
Aerdenhout, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Petronella

When Petronella Kroon was born on 16 March 1888, in Aerdenhout, North Holland, Netherlands, her father, Johannes Kroon, was 41 and her mother, Magdalena Cazander, was 32. She married Theodorus Gerardus van der Velden on 13 May 1914, in Bloemendaal, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 15 February 1977, in Heemstede, North Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Theodorus Gerardus van der Velden
Petronella Kroon
Marriage: 13 May 1914
Anthonius Cornelis van der Velden

Spouse and Children

13 May 1914
Bloemendaal, North Holland, Netherlands


    Anthonius Cornelis van der Velden


Parents and Siblings



    Leonardus Kroon


    Jacobus Johannes Kroon


    Dina Kroon


    Alida Kroon



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands

Age 2

Luxembourg had gained their independence in 1867, but they were still under the possession of the kings of the Netherlands until William III died and the grand duchy passed to the House of Nassau-Weilburg.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 26

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: from Middle Dutch croen(e), a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a crown, or a topographic name from a common field name from this word.2 Swedish: see Kron .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Petronella Kroon in entry for Anthonius Cornelis van der Velden, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Petronella Kroon, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"
  • Petronella Kroon, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"

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