Helena Smits

Female28 June 1789–26 February 1832

Brief Life History of Helena

When Helena Smits was born on 28 June 1789, in Dussen, North Brabant, Netherlands, her father, Joost Smits, was 31 and her mother, Neeltje de Wind, was 19. She married Evert Jan van Ballegoijen on 26 May 1814, in Meeuwen, North Brabant, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 26 February 1832, in Dussen, North Brabant, Netherlands, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

Evert Jan van Ballegoijen
Helena Smits
Marriage: 26 May 1814
Anthonij Van Ballegooie
Joost van Ballegooie
Willem Van Ballegooie
Neeltje Van Ballegooie
Sophia Vijke van Ballegoijen
Willem van Ballegooijen
Bastiaan van Ballegooie

Sources (37)

  • Helena Smits, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Helena Smits in entry for Vijke van Ballegoie, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Helena Smits in entry for Bastiaan van Ballegoie, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 May 1814Meeuwen, North Brabant, Netherlands
  • Children (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (5)


    Age 4

    France declared war on Britain and the Netherlands.


    Age 7

    "In 1796 it was renamed ""Batavo Brabant"" within the Batavian Republic, a satellite state of the First French Republic."


    Age 24

    The Dutch defeated the French.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Dutch Dirk, Cornelis, Pieter, Gerrit, Gerritt, Hendrik, Willem.

    Dutch: patronymic from Smit .

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

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