Metje de Leeuw

Female1 August 1728–1804

Brief Life History of Metje

When Metje de Leeuw was christened on 1 August 1728, in Zijderveld, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Jan Cornelisse de Leeuw, was 36 and her mother, Neeltje Ariensdr Kool, was 35. She married Lambert Fortuijn on 5 May 1743, in Schoonrewoerd, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1804, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Lambert Fortuijn
Metje de Leeuw
Marriage: 5 May 1743
Neeltje Fortuijn
Gerrit or Geert Fortuijn
Geerit Fortuijn
Hendrik Fortuijn
Alida Fortuijn
Marinus Fortuijn

Sources (1)

  • Maaike de Zeeuw in entry for Marinus Fortuijn, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 May 1743Schoonrewoerd, South Holland, Netherlands
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (4)


    England, Austria, Saxony and the Netherlands formed an alliance against Russia.


    A four year war with England was fought.


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

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Indian Dilip, Anirban, Gopal, Alok, Anindya, Arunava, Asit, Asok, Dibyendu, Goutam, Indra, Indranil.

    Indian: variant of Dey .

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

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