Paulina Cornelia Filet

1885–1967 (Age 82)
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Paulina Cornelia

When Paulina Cornelia Filet was born on 15 April 1885, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, her father, Willem Bernardus Filet, was 44 and her mother, Paulina Louisa Maks, was 28. She married William Rodolphe De Ceuninck on 15 May 1915. She died on 17 September 1967, in The Hague, Hollande, Netherlands, at the age of 82.

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Paulina Cornelia Filet
William Rodolphe De Ceuninck
Marriage: 15 May 1915

Spouse & Children

15 May 1915
Modjekerto, East Java, Indonesia

Parents & Siblings

  • Willem Bernardus Filet


  • Paulina Louisa Maks




+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1895 · Museum Willet-Holthuysen

Age 10

Louisa Holthuysen, owner of a prestigious house she had inherited from past generations, bequeathed the property to the city of Amsterdam at the time of her passing. Her only request was that the building, and its contents, become a museum known by the name of Willet-Holthuysen. The building remains open to the public, and contains many decorative paintings (including some of unknown origin).
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 29

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a maker or user of files, from an agent derivative of Middle English file ‘file’. 2. occupational name for a spinner, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Old French fil ‘thread’ (Latin filum). 3. Americanized spelling of German Feiler , cognate of 1.

Possible Related Names

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

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