Kornelis Post

28 January 1868–22 January 1954 (Age 85)
Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Kornelis

When Kornelis Post was born on 28 January 1868, in Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Marten Martens Post, was 36 and his mother, Leentje Jacobs Makkes, was 35. He married Tjitske van Dijk on 22 June 1893, in Groningen, Netherlands. He died on 22 January 1954, in Groningen, Netherlands, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Kornelis Post
1868–1954
Geesien ten Heuvelhof
1867–
Marriage: 4 April 1921

Spouse and Children

    Male1868–1954Male

    Geesien ten Heuvelhof

    Female1867–Female

MARRIAGE
4 April 1921
Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings

    Marten Martens Post

    Male1831–1899Male

    Leentje Jacobs Makkes

    Female1832–1909Female

siblings

(8)

    Marten Martens Post

    Male1859–1860Male

    Eelkje Post

    Female1862–1953Female

    Marten Post

    Male1864–Male

    Froukje Post

    Female1866–1927Female

    Male1866–1960Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 2

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.
1873

Age 5

The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.
1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

1 North German, Danish, and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived near a post or pole (Middle Low German, Middle Dutch post, from Latin postis), presumably one of some significance, e.g. serving as a landmark or boundary, or a habitational name from any of several places in northern Germany called Post, probably from this word.2 North German: occupational name for a mounted messenger or courier Middle Low German post.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a mailman, from German Post ‘mail’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Kornelis Post, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • death record for Kornelis Post
  • marriage record for Kornelis Post and Geesien ten Heuvelhof

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