Pieter Kroos

1847–1929 (Age 82)
Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Pieter

When Pieter Kroos was born on 6 February 1847, in Holland, Netherlands, his father, Johannes Kroos, was 28 and his mother, Magdalena Hoorweg, was 24. He married Martha Pors on 23 January 1874, in Groote Lindt, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 2 March 1929, in Vlaardingen, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Pieter Kroos
1847–1929
Martha Pors
1844–1914
Marriage: 23 January 1874
Johannes Kroos
1875–1944
Martinus Kroos
1889–

Spouse and Children

    Male1847–1929Male

    Martha Pors

    Female1844–1914Female

MARRIAGE
23 January 1874
Groote Lindt, South Holland, Netherlands
children

(2)

    Male1875–1944Male

    Martinus Kroos

    Male1889–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Kroos

    Male1819–1886Male

    Magdalena Hoorweg

    Female1822–1852Female

siblings

(7)

    Pieter Kroos

    Male1844–1845Male

    Pieter Kroos

    Male1845–1847Male

    Male1847–1929Male

    Maria Kroos

    Female1849–1909Female

    Willem Kroos

    Male1850–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1853

Age 6

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.
1863

Age 16

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

Age 23

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

Dutch:1. metonymic occupational name for a potter, from Middle Dutch croes(e), cruese ‘stone jar’, ‘drinking vessel’. 2. nickname for someone with curly hair, from Middle Dutch croes ‘curly’, ‘crinkly’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Pieter Kroos, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Pieter Kroos in entry for Johannes Kroos, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Pieter Kroos in entry for Johannes Kroos and Geertruida Wilhelmina van Driel, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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