Bruin de Bruin

29 July 1862–4 February 1897 (Age 34)
Ouderkerk aan den IJssel, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Bruin de

When Bruin de Bruin was born on 29 July 1862, in Ouderkerk aan den IJssel, South Holland, Netherlands, his father, Arie de Bruin, was 33 and his mother, Wiggerina Visser, was 25. He married Maria Genoveva de Booij on 20 April 1882, in Delfshaven, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 4 February 1897, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 34.

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Bruin de Bruin
Maria Genoveva de Booij
Marriage: 20 April 1882
Willem de Bruin
Wiggerina Maria de Bruin
Alida Francina de Bruin

Spouse and Children


    Maria Genoveva de Booij


20 April 1882
Delfshaven, South Holland, Netherlands


    Willem de Bruin


    Wiggerina Maria de Bruin


    Alida Francina de Bruin


Parents and Siblings





    Daam de Bruin


    Jacob de Bruin


    Cornelis de Bruin


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World Events (7)


Age 1

The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.
1863 · Rotterdam Bank is completed

Age 1

"On May 16, 1863, Rotterdam Bank was founded by Marten Mees, and a handful of other businessmen. It became the main rival to the bank he founded years earlier. Rotterdam bank's founders emulated Britain�s """"Colonial Bank"""", to help alleviate the increasing need for borrowing in the Dutch East Indies."

Age 11

The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: from a personal name based on Middle Dutch bruun ‘brown’, or a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion. See also Braun .2 English: of uncertain origin. Reaney suggests that the name may simply reflect a pronunciation of French Brun .3 Altered spelling of Swiss Bruhin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bruin De Bruin in entry for Bruin Herbert De Bruin, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Brian de Bruin in entry for Brian H de Bruin and Phyllis Donoviel, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"
  • Bruin H Debruin in entry for Bruin H Debruin and Phyllis Donoviel, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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