Willemina Petronella Bartelsman

Female17 April 1864–1 December 1944

Brief Life History of Willemina Petronella

When Willemina Petronella Bartelsman was born on 17 April 1864, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, her father, Christiaan Frederik Bartelsman, was 31 and her mother, Anna Cornelia Leger, was 25. She married Willem Rijnhard Nicolaas Leplaa on 26 February 1891, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 1 December 1944, in Nieuwer-Amstel, North Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 80.

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Willem Rijnhard Nicolaas Leplaa
Willemina Petronella Bartelsman
Marriage: 26 February 1891
Frederik Willem Leplaa
Johannes Rijnhard Leplaa
Willemina Petronella Leplaa

Sources (2)

  • Willemina Petronella Bartelsman, "Netherlands, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1910"
  • Willemina Petronella Bartelsman in entry for Frederik Willem Leplaa and Hendrika Lamberta Schuurman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"

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  • Marriage
    26 February 1891Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1865 · Construction of the North Sea Canal

    Age 1

    After the Noordhollandsch Kanaal proved inadequate after several decades, it was decided that a new canal was necessary. Digging began at Breesaap on March 8, 1865. Working conditions were considered horrible: manual labor workers lived in manmade huts and were exposed to diseases, alcohol abuse, and fighting. King William III of the Netherlands officially opened the North Sea Canal on November 1, 1876 The canal is 15 miles long (25 km) and connects to the North Sea by Ijmuiden (a port city in North Holland). It is now considered a vital part of the Western Netherlands' groundwater management system.

    1870 · Amstel Brewery

    Age 6

    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.


    Age 26

    Death by suicide of van Gogh.

    Name Meaning

    Anglo-Saxon: Willan, to will, and mine, the mind, meaning a willing mind

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