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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Family Time Line

Albert Van der Zee
1896–1954
Teuntje Postmus
1901–1979
Marriage: 16 July 1921
Tjaltje Van der Zee
1921–
Sipke Van der Zee
1922–1982
Anna Hillegonda Van der Zee
1925–
Wiepkje Van der Zee
1929–
Janke Van der Zee
1932–2007

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 July 1921
Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands
children

(5)

    Tjaltje Van der Zee

    Female1921–Female

    Sipke Van der Zee

    Male1922–1982Male

    Anna Hillegonda Van der Zee

    Female1925–Female

    Wiepkje Van der Zee

    Female1929–Female

    Janke Van der Zee

    Female1932–2007Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

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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Sources (1)

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

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