Michiel Cornelisz Witte

31 July 1888–30 October 1953 (Age 65)
Texel, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Michiel Cornelisz

When Michiel Cornelisz Witte was born on 31 July 1888, in Texel, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Cornelis Michielsz Witte, was 38 and his mother, Theodora Cornelisdr Spreeuw, was 26. He married Antonia Cornelisdr Majoor on 27 April 1920, in Laren, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He registered for military service in 1908. In 1920, at the age of 32, his occupation is listed as veehouder. He died on 30 October 1953, in Den Helder, North Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Michiel Cornelisz Witte
1888–1953
Antonia Cornelisdr Majoor
1890–1966
Marriage: 27 April 1920
Antonius Johannes Witte
1933–1934

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 April 1920
Laren, North Holland, Netherlands
children

(1)

    Antonius Johannes Witte

    Male1933–1934Male

Parents and Siblings

    Cornelis Michielsz Witte

    Male1850–1938Male

    Theodora Cornelisdr Spreeuw

    Female1861–1921Female

siblings

(9)

    Male1888–1953Male

    Cornelis Cornelisz Witte

    Male1888–1965Male

    Martinus Cornelisz Witte

    Male1891–1964Male

    Jacobus Cornelisz Witte

    Male1892–1985Male

    Johannes Cornelisz Witte

    Male1894–1982Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1890

Age 2

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

Age 2

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.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

1 North German: variant of Witt 1.2 Dutch: nickname for someone with white or blonde hair or an unusually pale complexion, from Middle Dutch witte ‘white’.3 English: variant of White .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Michiel Witte, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Public Records"
  • Michiel Witte, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Michiel Witte, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"

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