Geertruida Schneider

Female15 November 1811–2 December 1865

Brief Life History of Geertruida

When Geertruida Schneider was born on 15 November 1811, in Slochteren, Groningen, Netherlands, her father, Filippus Schneider, was 42 and her mother, Witske Pieters Stuivinga, was 34. She married Hindrik Jans Blaak on 25 May 1839, in Sappemeer, Groningen, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 2 December 1865, in Sappemeer, Groningen, Netherlands, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Hindrik Jans Blaak
Geertruida Schneider
Marriage: 25 May 1839
Jan Hindriks Blaak
Wiechertje Hindriks Blaak
Jantje Blaak
Hinderkie Hindriks Blaak
Andries Hindriks Blaak
Henderkien Blaak
Grietje Hindriks Blaak
Anna Hindriks Blaak

Sources (30)

  • Getruida Schneider, „Niederlande, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000“
  • Getruida Schneider, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Aletta Geerhardina Stant in entry for Jan Blaak, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 May 1839Sappemeer, Groningen, Netherlands
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (5)


    Age 2

    The Dutch defeated the French.

    1813 · Netherlands Regains Independence

    Age 2

    In 1810, when Louis Bonaparte resigned from the throne, the Netherlands was annexed from the French. Finally in 1814, the Netherlands became sovereign and independent.


    Age 19

    Belgium rebelled against Netherlands.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Otto, Franz, Erwin, Fritz, Dieter, Manfred, Heinz, Alois, Ewald, Helmut.

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tailor, literally ‘cutter’, from Middle High German snīder, German Schneider, Yiddish shnayder. The same term was sometimes used to denote a woodcutter. This surname is also established in many other parts of Europe, notably in France (Alsace and Lorraine), the Netherlands, Hungary, Poland, and Czechia. In Czechia, Slovakia, Croatia, and Slovenia it is also established in Slavicized forms (see 2 below). In part, Schneider is a Gottscheerish (i.e. Gottschee German) surname, originating from the Kočevsko region in Lower Carniola, Slovenia (see Kocevar ). Compare Sneider 1, Snider 1, and Snyder 1.

    Germanized form of Czech, Slovak, Croatian, and Slovenian Šnajdr or Šnajder, and Czech Šneidr, Šneider, Šnejdr, and Šnejder, surnames of German origin (see above).

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

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