Hilletje Kloppenburg

9 November 1783–6 October 1859 (Age 75)
Maassluis, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Hilletje

When Hilletje Kloppenburg was born on 9 November 1783, in Maassluis, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Gerrit Kloppenburg, was 35 and her mother, Pietertje Kouwenhoven, was 27. She married Cornelis Kapteijn on 17 March 1814, in Maassluis, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 6 October 1859, in her hometown, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Cornelis Kapteijn
1785–1858
Hilletje Kloppenburg
1783–1859
Marriage: 17 March 1814
Cornelis Kloppenburg
1811–1889
Gerrit Adries Kapteijn
1815–1874
Anna Kaptein
1816–1889
Hendrik Kaptein
1818–1900
Johanna Kaptein
1821–1821
Johannes Kaptein
1822–1897
Pietertje Kaptein
1827–1916

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 March 1814
Maassluis, South Holland, Netherlands
children

(7)

    Cornelis Kloppenburg

    Male1811–1889Male

    Gerrit Adries Kapteijn

    Male1815–1874Male

    Anna Kaptein

    Female1816–1889Female

    Hendrik Kaptein

    Male1818–1900Male

    Johanna Kaptein

    Female1821–1821Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Gerrit Kloppenburg

    Male1748–1812Male

    Pietertje Kouwenhoven

    Female1756–1828Female

siblings

(6)

    Female1783–1859Female

    Trijntje Kloppenburg

    Female1785–Female

    Fransijntje Kloppenburg

    Female1788–Female

    Fransijntje Kloppenburg

    Female1796–Female

    Andries Kloppenburg

    Male1797–Male

+1 More Child

World Events (6)

1788

Age 5

An alliance between Britain, Prussia and the Netherlands was ratified at the Hague.
1793

Age 10

France declared war on Britain and the Netherlands.
1813

Age 30

The Dutch defeated the French.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Cloppenburg near Oldenburg, probably named from Middle Low German kloppen ‘to hit or beat’, ‘to beat up’, one of several so-called ‘defying names’ in this area.

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

Sources (3)

  • Civil Registration Birth record for Cornelis Kloppenburg (1811-1889)
  • Civil Registration Death record for Hilletje Kloppenburg (1783-1859)
  • Civil Registration marriage record for Cornelis Kapteijn and Hilletje Kloppenburg (1814)

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