Pieter Kros

21 July 1878–31 January 1953 (Age 74)
Zuilichem, Gelderland, Netherlands

The Life of Pieter

When Pieter Kros was born on 21 July 1878, in Zuilichem, Gelderland, Netherlands, his father, Elbert Kros, was 26 and his mother, Cornelia Van Beek, was 26. He married Alida Voorwinden on 25 June 1914, in Overschie, South Holland, Netherlands. He died on 31 January 1953, in Noordeloos, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Pieter Kros
Alida Voorwinden
Marriage: 25 June 1914

Spouse and Children

25 June 1914
Overschie, South Holland, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings

    Elbert Kros


    Cornelia Van Beek




    Alida Elizabeth Kros




    Jacobus Hendrikus Kros


    Cornelis Kros


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 12

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

Age 12

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.
1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 Hungarian (Áros): occupational name for a merchant, or a shopkeeper, from árus ‘seller’.2 Norwegian (Åros): habitational name from any of several farmsteads named Åros, from å ‘stream’ + os ‘estuary’.3 Spanish: apparently of Galician origin (Tui) and probably a topographic name related to aro ‘hoop’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Alida Voorwinden - Online Begraafplaatsen - Nederlandse Begraafplaatsen - MyHeritage
  • Elbert Kros | WieWasWie | BS Huwelijk | 2147248
  • Elbert Kros | WieWasWie | BS Geboorte | 52745395

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