Pieter Van Der Heijden

Male30 March 1812–30 October 1859

Brief Life History of Pieter Van Der

When Pieter Van Der Heijden was born on 30 March 1812, in Delft, South Holland, Netherlands, his father, Antonius van der Heijden, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Smeele, was 43. He married Anna Margrietha Smits on 26 August 1836, in Delft, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 9 daughters. He died on 30 October 1859, in his hometown, at the age of 47.

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Pieter Van Der Heijden
Anna Margrietha Smits
Marriage: 26 August 1836
Antonie Franciscus van der Heijden
Francina Cornelia Hendrika van der Heijden
Johannes Marinus Willebrordus van der Heijden
Francina Cornelia Hendrika van der Heijden
Anna Laurentina Pieternella van der Heijden
Hendrikus Cornelis Franciscus van der Heijden
Elisabeth Maria van der Heijden
Maria Cornelia van der Heijden
Francina Maria van der Heijden
Cornelia Hendrika Francisca van der Heijden
Franciscus Cornelis Hendrikus van der Heijden
Dijmphna Sebastiana Maria van der Heijden
Bastianus Dijmphnus Maria van der Heijden
Dijmphna Sebastiana Maria van der Heijden

Sources (10)

  • Pieter Van Der Heijden, "Netherlands, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1910"
  • Petrus Van Der Heijden in entry for Francina Cornelia Hendrika Van Der Heijden, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Pieter Van Der Heijden in entry for Francina Cornelia Hendrika Van Der Heijden, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 August 1836Delft, South Holland, Netherlands
  • Children (14)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (5)


    Age 1

    The Dutch defeated the French.

    1813 · Netherlands Regains Independence

    Age 1

    In 1810, when Louis Bonaparte resigned from the throne, the Netherlands was annexed from the French. Finally in 1814, the Netherlands became sovereign and independent.


    Age 18

    Belgium rebelled against Netherlands.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Kurt, Dietmar, Hannelore, Lorenz, Siegfried, Wolfgang.

    German: habitational name from any of several places so named, for example in Westphalia and Switzerland.

    German: nickname from Middle High German heiden ‘heathen’, Old High German heidano, apparently a derivative of heida ‘heath’, modeled on Latin paganus (see Payen ). The nickname was sometimes used to refer to a Christian knight who had been on a Crusade to fight in the Holy Land.

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

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