Quirinus Johannes Peet

20 December 1880–10 April 1954 (Age 73)
Hilversum, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Quirinus Johannes

When Quirinus Johannes Peet was born on 20 December 1880, in Hilversum, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Jacob Peet, was 31 and his mother, Susanna Reijn, was 36. He married Elisabeth Berdina van Onselen on 18 July 1911, in Bussum, North Holland, Netherlands. He registered for military service in 1900. He died on 10 April 1954, in his hometown, at the age of 73.

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Quirinus Johannes Peet
Elisabeth Berdina van Onselen
Marriage: 18 July 1911

Spouse and Children

18 July 1911
Bussum, North Holland, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings


    Susanna Reijn




+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 10

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands

Age 10

Luxembourg had gained their independence in 1867, but they were still under the possession of the kings of the Netherlands until William III died and the grand duchy passed to the House of Nassau-Weilburg.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 24

Two skeletons were found next to each other in Drenthe, Netherlands. The skeletons were dated back to between 160 BC and 220 AD. One of the skeletons was thought to be a female and the other a male so scientists called them the Weerdinge couple or Mr. and Mrs. Veenstra. It was determined that both skeletons were men and the name was changed to Weerdinge Men.

Name Meaning

1 English (Lancashire): from a pet form of the personal name Peter .2 Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch pete ‘godfather’, ‘godmother’, or ‘godchild’.

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

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  • Quirinus Johannes Peek, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Public Records"
  • Quirinus Johannes Peet, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Quirinus Johannes Peet, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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