Willemina Boers

29 September 1881–12 May 1953 (Age 71)
's-Gravenzande, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Willemina

When Willemina Boers was born on 29 September 1881, in 's-Gravenzande, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Benjamin Boers, was 24 and her mother, Jannetje van Staalduinen, was 20. She married Leendert van Straalen on 12 December 1902, in 's-Gravenzande, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 12 May 1953, in Delft, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Leendert van Straalen
1882–1918
Willemina Boers
1881–1953
Marriage: 12 December 1902
Johannes Gerrit van Straalen
1903–
Benjamin van Straalen
1905–
Jannetje Straalen
1918–1938

Spouse and Children

    Leendert van Straalen

    Male1882–1918Male

    Female1881–1953Female

MARRIAGE
12 December 1902
's-Gravenzande, South Holland, Netherlands
children

(3)

    Johannes Gerrit van Straalen

    Male1903–Male

    Benjamin van Straalen

    Male1905–Male

    Jannetje Straalen

    Female1918–1938Female

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Boers

    Male1857–1942Male

    Jannetje van Staalduinen

    Female1861–1917Female

siblings

(15)

    Female1880–1957Female

    Female1881–1953Female

    Leendert Boers

    Male1882–Male

    Jannetje Boers

    Female1883–1884Female

    Thomas Boers

    Male1885–Male

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1890

Age 9

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

Age 9

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 23

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. German ( Börs ): from the personal name Boers, a short form of the medieval personal name Liborius. 2. Dutch: patronymic from Boer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Willemina Boers in entry for Jannetje van Straalen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Willemina Boers, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Delft B.S. Overlijden

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