Albert Van der Zee

5 June 1896–20 May 1954 (Age 57)
Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Albert

When Albert Van der Zee was born on 5 June 1896, in Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Tlaltje Alberts Minks, was 26 and his mother, Sijbout van der Zee, was 26. He married Teuntje Postmus on 16 July 1921, in Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died on 20 May 1954, in his hometown, at the age of 57.

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Albert Van der Zee
Teuntje Postmus
Marriage: 16 July 1921
Tjaltje Van der Zee
Sipke Van der Zee
Anna Hillegonda Van der Zee
Wiepkje Van der Zee
Janke Van der Zee

Spouse and Children

16 July 1921
Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands


    Tjaltje Van der Zee


    Sipke Van der Zee


    Anna Hillegonda Van der Zee


    Wiepkje Van der Zee


    Janke Van der Zee


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 3

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.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 8

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.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 18

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

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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  • Albert van der Zee, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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