Klaas Hekelaar

Brief Life History of Klaas

When Klaas Hekelaar was born about 1815, in Edam, Edam-Volendam, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Cornelis Hekelaar, was 26 and his mother, Aaltje Rijswijk, was 24. He married Trijntje Groot on 26 April 1840, in Purmerend, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 22 March 1882, in Purmerend, North Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 68.

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Klaas Hekelaar
Trijntje Groot
Marriage: 26 April 1840
Jan Hekelaar
Elisabeth Hekelaar
Jannetje Hekelaar
Fijtje Hekelaar

Sources (10)

  • Klaas Hekelaar, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Klaas Hekelaar in entry for Elisabeth Hekelaar, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"
  • Klaas Hekelaar in entry for Pieter de Boer and Elisabeth Hekelaar, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"

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Sunday observance in Netherlands was regulated by law.


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Name Meaning

Reduced form of Nikolaus .

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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