Pieter Mulder

Brief Life History of Pieter

When Pieter Mulder was born on 31 May 1844, in Godlinze, Bierum, Groningen, Netherlands, his father, Hindrik Jans Pieters Mulder, was 44 and his mother, Tryntje Jans Wolters, was 31. He married Aaltje van Kampen on 15 March 1871, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 9 July 1918, in Rock Township, Sioux, Iowa, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Valley View Cemetery, Rock Valley, Sioux, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pieter Mulder
1844–1918
Aaltje van Kampen
1849–1935
Marriage: 15 March 1871
Tryntje Mulder
1873–1955
Ida Mae Mulder
1880–1962
Henry P Mulder
1882–1965
Kathryn "Kate" Mulder
1884–1951
Martin Mulder
1887–1893
Peter Mulder
1889–1970
Dr John Luverne Mulder
1891–1966
Alice Mulder
1894–1895

Sources (27)

  • Peter Mulder, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Peter H. Mulder - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Pieter H. Mulder
  • Peter Mulder, "Iowa, County Death Records, 1880-1992"

World Events (8)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1851

Historical Boundaries: 1851: Sioux, Iowa, United States

1865

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name from mulder ‘miller’. This surname is also established in South Africa.

German (also Mülder): variant of Müller (see Mueller ), a cognate of 1 above.

German: occupational name for a maker of wooden bowls, from Middle High German mulde ‘bowl, trough, tub’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

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