Maria Christina Boers

16 April 1894–2 May 1980 (Age 86)
Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Maria Christina

When Maria Christina Boers was born on 16 April 1894, in Holland, Netherlands, her father, Nicolaas Boers, was 37 and her mother, Johanna De Bruin, was 44. She married Pieter Jan Voogt on 26 April 1917, in Rozenburg, North Holland, Netherlands. She died on 2 May 1980, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Pieter Jan Voogt
1889–1955
Maria Christina Boers
1894–1980
Marriage: 26 April 1917

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 April 1917
Rozenburg, North Holland, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings

    Nicolaas Boers

    Male1856–1924Male

    Johanna De Bruin

    Female1849–1936Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 5

The Hague Peace Convention was a series conferences that produced treaties and declarations. The convention took place in Hague, Netherlands. The conferences were among the first formal statements of the laws of war and war crimes in secular international law.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 10

Two skeletons were found next to each other in Drenthe, Netherlands. The skeletons were dated back to between 160 BC and 220 AD. One of the skeletons was thought to be a female and the other a male so scientists called them the Weerdinge couple or Mr. and Mrs. Veenstra. It was determined that both skeletons were men and the name was changed to Weerdinge Men.
1917

Age 23

WWI. Despite Dutch neutrality in World War I (1914-18), the Netherlands suffers from severe food shortages, triggering street riots.

Name Meaning

1. German ( Börs ): from the personal name Boers, a short form of the medieval personal name Liborius. 2. Dutch: patronymic from Boer .

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

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