Hendrik Jan Koldewijn

1855–1911 (Age 56)
Deventer, Overijssel, Netherlands

The Life of Hendrik Jan

When Hendrik Jan Koldewijn was born in 1855, in Deventer, Overijssel, Netherlands, his father, Jan Koldewijn, was 34 and his mother, Jenneken Scheperboer, was 36. He married Hendrika Johanna Steenbergen on 9 November 1882, in Deventer, Overijssel, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 15 September 1911, in his hometown, at the age of 56.

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Hendrik Jan Koldewijn
Hendrika Johanna Steenbergen
Marriage: 9 November 1882
Hendrik Jan Koldewijn

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9 November 1882
Deventer, Overijssel, Netherlands


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World Events (7)


Age 8

The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.
1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 15

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 18

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hendrik Jan Koldewijn, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"
  • Hendrik Jan Koldewijn in entry for Jan Hendrik Koldewijn, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"
  • Hendrik Jan Koldewijn in entry for Hendrika Johanna Steenbergen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"

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