Geertruida Schneider

15 November 1811–2 December 1865 (Age 54)
Slochteren, Groningen, Netherlands

The Life of Geertruida

When Geertruida Schneider was born on 15 November 1811, in Slochteren, Groningen, Netherlands, her father, Filippus Schneider, was 43 and her mother, Witske Pieters Stoevinga, was 35. She married Hindrik Jans Blaak on 25 May 1839, in Sappemeer, Groningen, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 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
1807–1873
Geertruida Schneider
1811–1865
Marriage: 25 May 1839
Jan Hindriks Blaak
1840–1917
Wiechertje Hindriks Blaak
1842–1927
Jantje Blaak
1843–1896
Hinderkie Hindriks Blaak
1845–1846
Andries Hindriks Blaak
1847–1855
Henderkien Blaak
1847–1928
Jan Blaak
1850–
Grietje Hindriks Blaak
1850–1887
Anna Hindriks Blaak
1853–1914

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 May 1839
Sappemeer, Groningen, Netherlands
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

    Filippus Schneider

    Male1768–1838Male

    Witske Pieters Stoevinga

    Female1776–1849Female

siblings

(8)

    Jan Filippus Schneider

    Male1797–1829Male

    Geert Philippus Schneiders

    Male1800–Male

    Pieter Filippus Schneiders

    Male1802–Male

    Anna Margaretha Elisabeth Schneider

    Female1802–1896Female

    Wilhelmus Filippus Schneider

    Male1806–1843Male

+3 More Children

World Events (5)

1813

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.
1830

Age 19

Belgium rebelled against Netherlands.

Name Meaning

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 name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Truda Snijders in entry for Grietje Blaak, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Getruida Schneider in entry for Harm Everts and Wiechertje Blaak, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Getruida Schneider in entry for Wietse Jan Bult and Grietje Blaak, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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