Leendert Groeneveld


Brief Life History of Leendert

When Leendert Groeneveld was born in 1880, in Poortugaal, South Holland, Netherlands, his father, Johannis Groeneveld, was 26 and his mother, Adriaantje Koster, was 23. He married Pleuntje Cornelia van Noordt about 1901, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Leendert Groeneveld
Pleuntje Cornelia van Noordt
Marriage: about 1901
Adriana Elisabeth Groeneveld

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  • Leendert Groeneveld in entry for Adriana Elisabeth Groeneveld, "Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Civil Registration, 1679-1942"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1901Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 10

    Death by suicide of van Gogh.

    1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands

    Age 10

    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.

    1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

    Age 34

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

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Benno, Kurt, Johannes, Otto. Dutch Hendrik, Bram, Gerrit, Wim.

    Dutch: habitational name from any of various minor places called Groeneveld, from Middle Dutch groene ‘green’ + veld ‘pasture’, for instance the domesne Groeneveld near Delft. This surname is also found in Germany.

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

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