Peter Verhoeven

Brief Life History of Peter

When Peter Verhoeven was born on 18 July 1856, in Zeeland, North Brabant, Netherlands, his father, Johannes "John" Verhoeven, was 27 and his mother, Elisabeth Gloudemans, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Johannes "John" Verhoeven
1829–1901
Elisabeth Gloudemans
1830–1874
Wilhelmina Verhoeven
1855–1866
Gerardus Verhagen
–1834
Peter Verhoeven
1856–
Martinus Verhoeven
1858–1908
Wilhelmus Verhoeven
1859–
Johanna "Jenny" Verhoeven
1862–
Theodora Verhoeven
1864–1917
Maria Verhoeven
1864–
Maria Catherine Verhoven
1868–1927

Sources (2)

  • Peter Verhoeven, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Peter Verhoeven, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

World Events (3)

1863

The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.

1870 · Amstel Brewery

Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.

1873

The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Rudi, Erwin, Hans, Johannes, Kurt. Dutch Marten, Dirk, Gert, Michiel, Wim.

Dutch, Flemish, and North German: shortened form of Van der Hoeven, a topographic name for someone living on a hoeve ‘peace of land large enough to feed a family, farm’ (see Vanderhoof ).

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

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