Elisabeth Brand

2 August 1864–7 January 1941 (Age 76)
Dubbeldam, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Brand was born on 2 August 1864, in Dubbeldam, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Frans Brand, was 37 and her mother, Elisabeth Kooij, was 31. She married Cornelis Pietersz Van de Merwe on 12 May 1887, in Dubbeldam, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 9 daughters. She died on 7 January 1941, in her hometown, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Cornelis Pietersz Van de Merwe
1862–1944
Elisabeth Brand
1864–1941
Marriage: 12 May 1887
Pieter van der Merwe
1887–1960
Elizabeth van de Merwe
1888–1892
Pieter Van De Merwe
1890–1918
Maria van de Merwe
1890–1989
Frans van de Merwe
1891–1892
Frans Cornelisz van de Merwe
1893–1956
Jan Van de Merwe
1895–
Elizabeth van de Merwe
1896–1896
Elisabeth Cornelisd Van de Merwe
1898–
Jannigje Van De Merwe
1899–1901
Lijntje van de Merwe
1901–1901
Lijntje Cornelisd Van de Merwe
1902–1939
Cornelia van de Merwe
1905–1995
Hendrika Van De Merwe
1907–1959

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 May 1887Dubbeldam, South Holland, Netherlands
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1870 · Amstel Brewery
    Age 6
    Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.
    1873
    Age 9
    The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.
    1890
    Age 26
    Death by suicide of van Gogh.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, North German, Scandinavian, Dutch, and French (mainly Alsace and Lorraine): from the ancient Germanic personal name Brando, Old Norse Brandr, a short form of various compound names containing the element brand ‘sword’ (a derivative of brinnan ‘to flash’), of which the best known is Hildebrand . There is placename evidence for Brant(a) as an Old English personal name; however, the Middle English personal name Brand was probably introduced to England from Old Norse.German: variant of Brandt 1 and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this.Swedish and Danish: ornamental name or nickname from brand ‘fire’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Hildebrand
    Brandel
    Brant
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    Brandman
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    Brandell
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    Branz
    Brandle
    Braund
    Brenzel
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    Brands
    Brandt
    Brandes
    Branden
    Brawn
    Brennecke

    Sources (33)

    • Elizabeth Brand in entry for Elizabeth Van De Merwe, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
    • Elizabeth Brand in entry for Lijntje Van De Merwe, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
    • Elizabeth Brand in entry for Frans Van De Merwe, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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