Maatje de Wijs

28 June 1824–10 September 1893 (Age 69)
Goes, Zeeland, Netherlands

The Life of Maatje

When Maatje de Wijs was born on 28 June 1824, in Goes, Zeeland, Netherlands, her father, Philippus de Wijs, was 41 and her mother, Martina de Jonge, was 39. She married Pieter Reijnders Sr on 13 June 1850, in Goes, Zeeland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1860 and Michigan, United States in 1870. She died on 10 September 1893, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pieter Reijnders Sr
1827–1885
Maatje de Wijs
1824–1893
Marriage: 13 June 1850
John Reynders
1850–1910
Phillip Reynders
1852–1918
Peter Reynders Jr
1855–1903
Anna Reynders
1857–1943
Martha Reynders
1862–1949
Mary Reynders
1864–1955
Nellie Reynders
1866–1922
Reijnders
1868–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 June 1850
Goes, Zeeland, Netherlands
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Pieternella Jacoba de Wijs

    Female1813–1896Female

    Pieter de Wijs

    Male1814–1893Male

    Neeltje de Wijs

    Female1816–1892Female

    Maatje de Wijs

    Female1820–1822Female

    Jacoba de Wijs

    Female1821–1908Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830

Age 6

Belgium rebelled against Netherlands.
1846

Age 22

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary L Rynders in household of Peter Rynders, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Reynders in household of Peter Reynders, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Matie Reynders in household of Peter Reynders, "United States Census, 1880"

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