Zwaantje Wessels Nolde

2 July 1816–3 February 1894 (Age 77)
Zuidwolde, Drenthe, Netherlands

The Life of Zwaantje Wessels

When Zwaantje Wessels Nolde was born on 2 July 1816, in Zuidwolde, Drenthe, Netherlands, her father, Wessel Jans Nolde, was 37 and her mother, Hillechien Everts Snijder, was 27. She married Jan Hilberts Steenbergen on 8 May 1841, in Zuidwolde, Drenthe, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 3 February 1894, in her hometown, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Jan Hilberts Steenbergen
1802–1875
Zwaantje Wessels Nolde
1816–1894
Marriage: 8 May 1841
Wessel Jans Steenbergen
1842–1906
Hilbert Steenbergen
1844–1885
Hilligje Steenbergen
1847–1908
Hendrik Steenbergen
1852–1852

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 May 1841
Zuidwolde, Drenthe, Netherlands
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Wessel Jans Nolde

    Male1779–1855Male

    Hillechien Everts Snijder

    Female1788–1858Female

siblings

(3)

    Jentien Wessels

    Female1809–1834Female

    Hillegien Nolde

    Female1811–1883Female

    Female1816–1894Female

World Events (6)

1830

Age 14

Belgium rebelled against Netherlands.
1853

Age 37

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.
1863

Age 47

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

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Arnold .2 German: in some cases a metonymic occupational name for a needlemaker, from Middle High German nālde ‘needle’ (variant of nādel). Compare Nadler .3 German: habitational name from a place so named in Schleswig-Holstein.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Zwaantje Wessels Nolde, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Zwaantje Nolde in entry for Jan Steenbergen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Zwaantje Wessels Nolde in entry for Hendrik Jans Steenbergen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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