Auke Hendriks Snijder

14 October 1834–16 June 1911 (Age 76)
Weststellingwerf, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Auke Hendriks

When Auke Hendriks Snijder was born on 14 October 1834, in Weststellingwerf, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Hendrik Aukes Snijder, was 29 and his mother, Rinske Aukes Nijholt, was 30. He married Minke Jans Kleistra on 20 May 1859, in Weststellingwerf, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 16 June 1911, in his hometown, at the age of 76.

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Auke Hendriks Snijder
Minke Jans Kleistra
Marriage: 20 May 1859
Rinske Snijder
Geesje Snijder
Aaltje Snijder
Hendrik Snijder

Spouse and Children

20 May 1859
Weststellingwerf, Friesland, Netherlands


    Rinske Snijder


    Geesje Snijder




Parents and Siblings

    Hendrik Aukes Snijder


    Rinske Aukes Nijholt




World Events (7)


Age 19

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

Age 29

The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.
1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 36

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

1 Dutch: variant of Sneider ‘tailor’.2 Americanized form of German Schneider .3 Respelling of Slovenian Žnider, from žnidar, an occupational name for a tailor of German origin ( see Schneider ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Auke Hendriks Snijder im Eintrag für Aaltje Snijder, „Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records“
  • Auke Hendriks Snijder im Eintrag für Geesje Snijder, „Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records“
  • Auke Hendriks Snijder im Eintrag für Hendrik Snijder, „Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records“

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