Eliza Schot

5 October 1898–11 September 1972 (Age 73)
Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Eliza

When Eliza Schot was born on 5 October 1898, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands, his father, Jacob Schot, was 30 and his mother, Antje Knevelman, was 37. He married Grietje Brinksma on 14 June 1922, in Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 11 September 1972, in Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Eliza Schot
Grietje Brinksma
Marriage: 14 June 1922
Antje Schot
Jacob Symen Schot

Spouse and Children

14 June 1922
Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Schot


    Antje Knevelman





    Eliza Schot


World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 1

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.
1913 · Rotterdam School of Commerce opens

Age 15

Founded in 1913 by some of Rotterdam's most prominent entrepreneurs, the Netherlands School of Commerce received almost unanimous support from the local business community. It would be rebranded in 1973 as Erasmus University.

Age 24

Dutch women get the vote.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: occupational name for an archer, Middle Dutch scutte.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from eastern Slavic and Yiddish shut ‘jester’, ‘joker’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Eliza Schot, "Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Civil Registration, 1679-1942"
  • Eliza Schot, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Eliza Schot, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"

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