Jacob Verlee

Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Jacob

Jacob Verlee was born in 1833, in Holland, Netherlands. He married Hendrikje Jansen in 1858, in Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Jacob Verlee
Hendrikje Jansen
Marriage: 1858
Johanna Verlee

Spouse and Children

Holland, Netherlands


    Johanna Verlee


World Events (8)


Age 20

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

Age 30

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

Age 37

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

1 English: variant of Varley .2 Dutch: reduced form of van der Leye, a topographic name for someone living near the river Leie.3 French: habitational name from a place called Verlée in Liège province, Belgium.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Jan De Jong, "Netherlands Marriages, 1565-1892"
  • Jacob Verlee in entry for Johanna Verlee, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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