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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Johannes "John" Verhoeven
Elisabeth Gloudemans
Wilhelmina Verhoeven
Gerardus Verhagen
Peter Verhoeven
Martinus Verhoeven
Wilhelmus Verhoeven
Johanna "Jenny" Verhoeven
Theodora Verhoeven
Maria Verhoeven
Maria Catherine Verhoven

Sources (2)

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

World Events (3)


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.


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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