Jacob van Grootvelt

28 July 1707–
Culemborg, Gelderland, Netherlands

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob van Grootvelt was christened on 28 July 1707, in Culemborg, Gelderland, Netherlands, his father, Gerrit Stevens van Grootvelt, was 32 and his mother, Hendrikje Gijsberts Peek, was 30. He married Metje Florisdr van Heijkoop on 20 November 1729, in Culemborg, Gelderland, Netherlands.

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Jacob van Grootvelt
Metje Florisdr van Heijkoop
Marriage: 20 November 1729

Spouse and Children

20 November 1729
Culemborg, Gelderland, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings

    Gerrit Stevens van Grootvelt


    Hendrikje Gijsberts Peek




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World Events (5)


England, Austria, Saxony and the Netherlands formed an alliance against Russia.

A four year war with England was fought.

An alliance between Britain, Prussia and the Netherlands was ratified at the Hague.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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