Leendert de Lijster

19 January 1848–10 November 1926 (Age 78)
Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Leendert

When Leendert de Lijster was born on 19 January 1848, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands, his father, Cornelis de Lijster, was 43 and his mother, Trijntje Kruijdhof, was 34. He married Lena Knegt on 15 February 1883, in IJsselmonde, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He died on 10 November 1926, in his hometown, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Leendert de Lijster
Lena Knegt
Marriage: 15 February 1883
Trijntje de Lijster
Cornelia de Lijster
Lena Johanna De Lijster
Lijntje Franks

Spouse and Children

15 February 1883
IJsselmonde, South Holland, Netherlands


Parents and Siblings

    Cornelis de Lijster





    Arie De Lijster


    Geertje de Lijster


    Pietertje de Lijster



    Marijtje De Lijster


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.
1856 · Rotterdam Zoo opens to the public

Age 8

In 1856, Rotterdam Zoo, or Blijdorp zoo opened. It was heavily damaged in WWII and the animals were moved to the present location at the end of the 1940s.
1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 22

Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.

Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Leendert de Lijster in entry for Lena Johanna de Lijster, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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