Petrus Pronk

about 1884–
Hoogwoud, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Petrus

When Petrus Pronk was born about 1884, in Hoogwoud, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Cornelis Pronk, was 36 and his mother, Grietje Jacobusdr van Berkum, was 38. He married Anna Smit on 29 April 1909, in Hoogwoud, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Petrus Pronk
Anna Smit
Marriage: 29 April 1909
Anthonius Pronk

Spouse and Children


    Anna Smit


29 April 1909
Hoogwoud, North Holland, Netherlands


    Anthonius Pronk


Parents and Siblings

    Cornelis Pronk


    Grietje Jacobusdr van Berkum




+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 6

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands

Age 6

Luxembourg had gained their independence in 1867, but they were still under the possession of the kings of the Netherlands until William III died and the grand duchy passed to the House of Nassau-Weilburg.

Age 33

WWI. Despite Dutch neutrality in World War I (1914-18), the Netherlands suffers from severe food shortages, triggering street riots.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: probably a variant of Brink .2 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from the village of Bronki, in eastern Poland.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Petrus Pronk - Government record: birth-name: Petrus Pronk

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