Maria Smit

about 1838–
Leiden, Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Maria

When Maria Smit was born about 1838, in Leiden, Holland, Netherlands, her father, Pieter Pietersz Smit, was 39 and her mother, Johanna Matthijsdr Meijers, was 50.

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Family Time Line

Pieter Pietersz Smit
1799–1869
Johanna Matthijsdr Meijers
1788–1858
Johanna Maria Smit
1828–1905
Maria Smit
1838–
Maria Smit
1831–1893
Pieter Pietersz Smit
1834–1846

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World Events (3)

1853

Age 15

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.
1863

Age 25

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

Age 32

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 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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