Pieter Harmens Krekt

1825–Male
Schoterland, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Pieter Harmens

When Pieter Harmens Krekt was born on 7 November 1825, in Schoterland, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Harmen Pieters Krekt, was 45 and his mother, Janke Jacobs Hospes, was 29. He married Tietje Luitzens de Jong on 3 April 1853, in Schoterland, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Pieter Harmens Krekt
1825–
Tietje Luitzens de Jong
1828–
Marriage: 3 April 1853
Harmen Krekt
1853–
Luitzen Krekt
1856–1928
Jan Krekt
1858–
Geeske Krekt
1861–
Baukje Krekt
1864–1934
Janke Krekt
1866–1881
Martje Krekt
1870–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 April 1853
Schoterland, Friesland, Netherlands
children

(7)

    Harmen Krekt

    Male1853–Male

    Luitzen Krekt

    Male1856–1928Male

    Jan Krekt

    Male1858–Male

    Geeske Krekt

    Female1861–Female

    Baukje Krekt

    Female1864–1934Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Harmen Pieters Krekt

    Male1780–1827Male

    Janke Jacobs Hospes

    Female1796–1828Female

siblings

(4)

    Jan Harmens KREKT

    Male1820–Male

    Baukjen Harmens Krekt

    Female1821–1881Female

    Martjen Krekt

    Female1824–1843Female

    Male1825–Male

World Events (8)

1830

Age 5

Belgium rebelled against Netherlands.
1853

Age 28

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.
1863

Age 38

The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.

Name Meaning

1 North German: nickname or metonymic occupational name for a grower of soft fruits, from Low German Kreke ‘plum’.2 Dutch: topographic name from Dutch kreek ‘creek’, ‘bay’.

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

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