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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Pieter Pietersz Smit
Johanna Matthijsdr Meijers
Johanna Maria Smit
Maria Smit
Maria Smit
Pieter Pietersz Smit

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World Events (3)


Age 15

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

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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