Grietje Meinderts Smit

Brief Life History of Grietje

When Grietje Meinderts Smit was born on 4 February 1790, in Borgercompagnie, Veendam, Groningen, Netherlands, her father, Meindert Harmens Smit, was 29 and her mother, Grietje Freerks, was 28. She married Luitje Alons on 27 December 1813, in Veendam, Groningen, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 13 February 1829, in Sappemeer, Groningen, Netherlands, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Luitje Alons
Grietje Meinderts Smit
Marriage: 27 December 1813
Hinderkien Alons
Meindert Alons
Cornelis Louis Alons
Freerk Alons
Lodewijk Alons
Grietje Alons

Sources (16)

  • Grietje Meindert Smit in entry for Meindert Alons, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Grietje, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Grietje Meinderts Smit in entry for Freerk Alons and Eilderdina Eilderts, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

World Events (4)


France declared war on Britain and the Netherlands.


France and Napoleon conquered the Netherlands.


The Dutch defeated the French.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kuno, Kurt.

North German and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Meinhard (see Meinert ).

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

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