Petrus Wevers

24 February 1868–15 July 1953 (Age 85)
Zevenbergen, North Brabant, Netherlands

The Life of Petrus

When Petrus Wevers was born on 24 February 1868, in Zevenbergen, North Brabant, Netherlands, his father, Petrus Wevers, was 32 and his mother, Adriana Dietvorst, was 40. He married Antonia van de Made on 10 June 1898, in Zevenbergen, North Brabant, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 15 July 1953, in his hometown, at the age of 85.

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Petrus Wevers
Antonia van de Made
Marriage: 10 June 1898
levenloos Wevers

Spouse and Children


    Antonia van de Made


10 June 1898
Zevenbergen, North Brabant, Netherlands


    levenloos Wevers


Parents and Siblings

    Petrus Wevers


    Adriana Dietvorst





    Michiel Wevers


World Events (8)

1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 2

Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.

Age 5

The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.
1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

French and English: habitational name from the city of Nevers in France. The 1881 British census records a William Nevers, born in Norfolk, and eight bearers of the name Albrecht de Nevers, the eldest of whom, Edward, was born in Germany.

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

Sources (3)

  • Pieter Wevers, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Pieter Wevers, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Pieter Wevers, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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