Jannetje van Heijningen

7 August 1757–
Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Jannetje

When Jannetje van Heijningen was born on 7 August 1757, in Holland, Netherlands, her father, Jan Claaszn van Heijningen, was 34 and her mother, Caatje Beursse, was 30. She married David Geerlof on 27 April 1782, in Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands.

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David Geerlof
Jannetje van Heijningen
Marriage: 27 April 1782

Spouse and Children

27 April 1782
Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings

    Jan Claaszn van Heijningen





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World Events (6)


Age 23

A four year war with England was fought.

Age 31

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

Age 36

France declared war on Britain and the Netherlands.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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  • Jannetje van Heijningen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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