Leentje ( Lena) de Haan

29 September 1910–10 July 1995 (Age 84)
Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Leentje ( Lena) de

When Leentje ( Lena) de Haan was born on 29 September 1910, in Holland, Netherlands, her father, Hendrik De Haan, was 24 and her mother, Antje Wortel, was 28. She married Leocadio Melphiades ( Leo) Betorina in 1934, in Netherlands. She died on 10 July 1995, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 84.

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Leocadio Melphiades ( Leo) Betorina
Leentje ( Lena) de Haan
Marriage: 1934

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Parents and Siblings

    Hendrik De Haan





World Events (8)

1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 4

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.
1919 · Openbare Bibliotheek

Age 9

The Amsterdam Public Library (known as Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam) is an organization of various public libraries. The first of these opened on February 8, 1919. There had been protests beforehand, as the elites were concerned that incorrect ideas would corrupt the minds of the community. Regardless, the first public reading room opened in 1919 and libraries spread across the city in subsequent years.
1934 · Jordanians Revolt in Amsterdam

Age 24

July 4, 1934, Jordanians in Amsterdam revolted because of reduction in employment.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: from haan ‘rooster’, a nickname for someone thought to resemble a cockerel or a habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a rooster.2 Belgian and Dutch (van Haan): habitational name from any of several places named Haan, in particular in Brabant and West Flanders.3 German: variant of Hahn .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Leentje de Haan, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Leentje (Lena) de Haan - Individual or family possessions: female

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