Hiepko van Hoorn

1891–1974 (Age 83)
Zeerijp, Groningen, Netherlands

The Life of Hiepko

When Hiepko van Hoorn was born on 27 January 1891, in Zeerijp, Groningen, Netherlands, his father, Jan Tammes van Hoorn, was 37 and his mother, Tunna Venhuis, was 31. He married Catharina Tallina Lagro on 16 June 1920, in Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 10 January 1974, in Doorwerth, Gelderland, Netherlands, at the age of 82.

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Hiepko van Hoorn
Catharina Tallina Lagro
Marriage: 16 June 1920
Willem Jan Siwart van Hoorn

Spouse & Children

  • Male1891–1974Male

  • Catharina Tallina Lagro


16 June 1920
Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands


Parents & Siblings



  • Tamme Doewe van Hoorn


  • Hilbrand van Hoorn


  • Grietje van Hoorn


  • Grietje van Hoorn


  • Male1886–1966Male

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World Events (7)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 8

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 13

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.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Hiepko van Hoorn, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Hiepko Van Hoorn, "Netherlands Births and Baptisms, 1564-1910"
  • Hiepko van Hoorn, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"

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