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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Pieter Mulder
Aaltje van Kampen
Marriage: 15 March 1871
Tryntje Mulder
Ida Mae Mulder
Henry P Mulder
Kathryn "Kate" Mulder
Martin Mulder
Peter Mulder
Dr John Luverne Mulder
Alice Mulder

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)


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


Historical Boundaries: 1851: Sioux, Iowa, United States


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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