Margaretha Petronella Denis

2 April 1761–19 January 1836 (Age 74)
Rotterdam, Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Margaretha Petronella

Margaretha Petronella Denis was born on 2 April 1761, in Rotterdam, Holland, Netherlands as the daughter of Hendrik Denis and Cornelia De Haan. She married Jan van der Kleij on 8 March 1789, in Delfshaven, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 19 January 1836, in her hometown, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Jan van der Kleij
Margaretha Petronella Denis
Marriage: 8 March 1789
Jan van der Kleij

Spouse and Children

8 March 1789
Delfshaven, South Holland, Netherlands


    Jan van der Kleij


Parents and Siblings

    Hendrik Denis


    Cornelia De Haan




World Events (6)


Age 19

A four year war with England was fought.

Age 27

An alliance between Britain, Prussia and the Netherlands was ratified at the Hague.

Age 32

France declared war on Britain and the Netherlands.

Name Meaning

1 French, Spanish (Denís), and Portuguese: from the personal name Denis (Spanish Denís), variant of Dennis .2 Ukrainian: from the personal name Denys ( see Dennis ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Margaretha Pieternella Denis in entry for Jan van der Kleij, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Margaretha Petronella Denis, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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