Sophia Johanna Korevaar

Female16 March 1905–18 December 1992

Brief Life History of Sophia Johanna

When Sophia Johanna Korevaar was born on 16 March 1905, in Delft, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Johannes Korevaar, was 35 and her mother, Pleuntje Van Kampen, was 37. She married Batavus Bernardus Cornelis Felix on 24 December 1929, in Delft, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died on 18 December 1992, in Netherlands, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Batavus Bernardus Cornelis Felix
Sophia Johanna Korevaar
Marriage: 24 December 1929
Johanna Felix
Catharina Helena Felix
Sophia Jansje Felix

Sources (8)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Sophia Johanna Korevaar - Government record: birth-name: Sophia Johanna Korevaar
  • Sophia Johanna Korevaar in entry for Johanna Felix, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950"
  • Sophia Johanna Korevaar in entry for Batavus Bernardus Cornelis Felix, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1929Delft, South Holland, Netherlands
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

    Age 9

    During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.


    Age 12

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


    Age 23

    Amsterdam, Netherlands hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    From the Greek word meaning ‘wisdom’. The Eastern cult of St Sophia arose as a result of misinterpretation of the phrase Hagia Sophia ‘holy wisdom’ as if it meant ‘St Sophia’. The name became popular in England in the 17th and 18th centuries—the heroine of Fielding's novel Tom Jones ( 1749 ) is called Sophia Weston—and has been increasing in popularity since the 1990s. In Scotland it has been used as an Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Beathag .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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