Maria Geertruida Petronella Spit

19 April 1872–6 January 1919 (Age 46)
Enkhuizen, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Maria Geertruida Petronella

When Maria Geertruida Petronella Spit was born on 19 April 1872, in Enkhuizen, North Holland, Netherlands, her father, Hendricus Spit, was 43 and her mother, Geertruida Maria van der Veer, was 42. She married Johannes Capello on 9 September 1902, in Hilversum, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 6 January 1919, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 46.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Capello
Maria Geertruida Petronella Spit
Marriage: 9 September 1902
Willem Cornelis Capello

Spouse and Children

9 September 1902
Hilversum, North Holland, Netherlands


Parents and Siblings

    Hendricus Spit


    Geertruida Maria van der Veer




    Nicolaus Bartholomeus Petrus Spit


    Petrus Johannes Spit


    Gerrarda Christina Spit


    Gerardus Anselmus Spit


    Johannes Petrus Spit


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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.
1873 · Holland America Cruise Line opens for business

Age 1

"In April of 1873, the Netherlands-America Steamship Company was established. A joint venture between Great Britain and the Netherlands, it would later be called the """"Holland America Line"""", a leading premium Cruise Line company."
1885 · The Wereldmuseum Rotterdam opens

Age 13

In 1885, the Geography and Ethnology museum opened as a result of increased exposure to other cultures within its borders and exploratory efforts into foreign lands. It changed its name later to the Wereldmuseum Rotterdam.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: variant of Smet .2 Americanized form of German Schmidt .3 Slovenian (Šmit): variant spelling of German Schmidt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maria Geertruida Petronella Spit, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Maria Geertruida Petronella Spit, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Maria Geertruida Petronella Spit, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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