Martinus or Matthijs Leendertsz. van Galen

21 June 1793–18 September 1849 (Age 56)
Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Martinus or Matthijs Leendertsz.

When Martinus or Matthijs Leendertsz. van Galen was born on 21 June 1793, in Holland, Netherlands, his father, Leendert Matthijszn van Galen, was 46 and his mother, Adriaantje Van Der Sar, was 29. He married Catharina van Heijningen on 4 April 1822, in Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 18 September 1849, in his hometown, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Martinus or Matthijs Leendertsz. van Galen
1793–1849
Catharina van Heijningen
1803–1874
Marriage: 4 April 1822
Jacobus van Galen
1822–1823
Dirk van Gaalen
–1839
Jacobus van Galen
1823–1877
Leendert Van Galen
1825–1871
Johannes van Galen
1826–1826
Adrianus or Adriaan van Galen
1827–1902
Johannes van Galen
1830–1831
Johannes van Gaalen
1831–1877
Matthijs van Galen
1833–
Dirk van Galen
1834–1835
Dirk van Galen
1836–1836
Catharina van Galen
1837–1837
Dochter van Galen
1845–1845

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 April 1822
Holland, Netherlands
children

(13)

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Parents and Siblings

    Leendert Matthijszn van Galen

    Male1747–1836Male

    Adriaantje Van Der Sar

    Female1763–1796Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (5)

1795

Age 2

France and Napoleon conquered the Netherlands.
1799

Age 6

The United East India Company is liquidated.
1813

Age 20

The Dutch defeated the French.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Matthijs van Gaalen in entry for Matthijs van Gaalen, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950"
  • Matthijs Van Gaalen in entry for Van Gaalen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Martinus Van Gaalen in entry for Leendert Van Gaalen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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