Theunis Aalten van Looijengoed

30 April 1732–13 March 1783 (Age 50)
Ermelo, Gelderland, Netherlands

The Life of Theunis Aalten

When Theunis Aalten van Looijengoed was born on 30 April 1732, in Ermelo, Gelderland, Netherlands, his father, Aalt Teunisse, was 47 and his mother, Mrs. Aalt Teunisse, was 40. He married Maartje Bessels on 7 March 1751, in Ermelo, Gelderland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 13 March 1783, in his hometown, at the age of 50.

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Theunis Aalten van Looijengoed
Maartje Bessels
Marriage: 7 March 1751
Annetje Teunissen
Aartjen Teunisse
Atrusje Teunisse
Aalt Teunisse
Aartjen Teunisse
Mor Teunisse
Atris Teunisse van Looijengoed
Bessel Teunissen van Looijengoed
Annetje Teunissen

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7 March 1751
Ermelo, Gelderland, Netherlands


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World Events (2)


Age 13

England, Austria, Saxony and the Netherlands formed an alliance against Russia.

Age 48

A four year war with England was fought.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Theunis Aalten in entry for Atris Aalten, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Theunis Aalten in entry for Bessel Aalten, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Theunis Aalten in entry for Atrusje Aalten, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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