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
1848–1926
Lena Knegt
1854–1933
Marriage: 15 February 1883
Trijntje de Lijster
1889–
Cornelia de Lijster
1891–
Lena Johanna De Lijster
1899–1986
Lijntje Franks
1920–1999

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 February 1883
IJsselmonde, South Holland, Netherlands
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Cornelis de Lijster

    Male1804–1892Male

    Female1813–1893Female

siblings

(7)

    Arie De Lijster

    Male1836–1859Male

    Geertje de Lijster

    Female1845–1923Female

    Pietertje de Lijster

    Female1847–Female

    Male1848–1926Male

    Marijtje De Lijster

    Female1849–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1853

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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