Albert Harms Schonewille

about 1688–19 January 1723 (Age 35)
Hoogeveen, Drenthe, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Albert Harms

When Albert Harms Schonewille was born about 1688, in Hoogeveen, Drenthe, Netherlands, his father, Harm Alberts Schonewille, was 38 and his mother, Geesjen Geerts Vos van Munster, was 32. He married Maria Leenders on 2 November 1704, in Hoogeveen, Drenthe, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He died on 19 January 1723, in his hometown, at the age of 35.

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Family Time Line

Albert Harms Schonewille
1688–1723
Maria Leenders
1680–1750
Marriage: 2 November 1704
Jentien Schonewille
1705–
Elsjen Schonewille
1715–1780
Mergien Schonewille
1707–
Aaltien Alb. Schonewille
1710–1780
Harm Alberts Schonewille
1713–1780
Femmigin Schonewille
1718–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 November 1704Hoogeveen, Drenthe, Netherlands
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (2)

    1689
    Age 1
    France fought with the Netherlands.
    1692
    Age 4
    An English and Dutch fleet beat France in the Battle at La Hogue.

    Name Meaning

    From an Old French name, Albert, of Germanic (Frankish) origin, derived from adal ‘noble’ + berht ‘bright, famous’. This was adopted by the Normans and introduced by them to England, displacing the Old English form Æþelbeorht. The name is popular in a variety of forms in Western Europe, and has been traditional in a number of European princely families. It was out of favour in England for centuries, however, and the revival of its popularity in the 19th century was largely in honour of Queen Victoria's consort, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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