Elisabet Jacobs Koiter

Brief Life History of Elisabet Jacobs

When Elisabet Jacobs Koiter was born about 1767, in Zuidwolde, Bedum, Groningen, Netherlands, her father, Jacob Warners Koiter, was 39 and her mother, Trientje Jans, was 36. She married Jurjen Swiers on 25 May 1788, in Termunten, Groningen, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 12 October 1832, in Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Jurjen Swiers
1766–1804
Elisabet Jacobs Koiter
1767–1832
Marriage: 25 May 1788
Elizabeth Jurjens Swiers
1789–1823
Swiers
1801–1801
Swiers
1802–1802
Jacobus Jurjens Swiers
1791–1839
Martjan Swiers
1792–
Swier Jurjens Swiers
1794–1832
Hindrik Jurjens Swiers
1796–1837
Jan Jurjens Swiers
1799–

Sources (34)

  • Elizabeth Koiter, "Netherlands Marriages, 1565-1892"
  • Elisabeth Koiter in entry for Trijntje Bouwkamp, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Elizabeth Koiter, "Netherlands, Marriages, 1565-1892"

World Events (6)

1780

A four year war with England was fought.

1788

An alliance between Britain, Prussia and the Netherlands was ratified at the Hague.

1793

France declared war on Britain and the Netherlands.

Name Meaning

German: probably a nickname from Middle High German kīde, kīt ‘sprout; offspring, scion’; or an occupational name for a brewer, from Low German Keute, Kuyte ‘kind of beer’.

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

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