Kornelis Oedses Eilander

Brief Life History of Kornelis Oedses

When Kornelis Oedses Eilander was born on 16 April 1840, in Surhuisterveen, Achtkarspelen, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Oeds Ties de Vries, was 22 and his mother, Geertje Kornelis Raven, was 20. He married Henderina Johanna Kramer on 9 November 1867, in Achtkarspelen, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 10 November 1926, in Opende, Grootegast, Groningen, Netherlands, at the age of 86.

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Kornelis Oedses Eilander
Henderina Johanna Kramer
Marriage: 9 November 1867
Geertje Kornelis Eilander
Odes Kornelis Eilander
Johanus Kornelis Eilander
Theodora Kornelis Eilander
Trijntje Kornelis Eilander
Johannes Kornelis Eilander

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  • Cornelius Eilander in entry for Dora Gall, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
  • Kornelis Oedzes Eilander, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Kornelis Oedzes Eilander, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"

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Name Meaning

Dutch: habitational name for someone from a place or a house named ‘t Eylant, for example one near Hattem in the province of Gelderland, from Middle Dutch eylant ‘island’ (possibly denoting a piece of land between two streams). Compare Eiland .

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

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