Christiaan Hendrik van Homeijer

1869–1946 (Age 77)
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Christiaan Hendrik

When Christiaan Hendrik van Homeijer was born on 13 April 1869, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Christiaan Alwies van Homeijer, was 32 and his mother, Margaretha Petronella de Boer, was 33. He had at least 1 son with Anna Hendrika Antje ter Hart. He died on 16 December 1946, in his hometown, at the age of 77.

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Christiaan Alwies van Homeijer
Margaretha Petronella de Boer
Christiaan Hendrik van Homeijer
Hendrika Catharina van Homeijer

Parents & Siblings

  • Christiaan Alwies van Homeijer


  • Margaretha Petronella de Boer




World Events (8)

1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 1

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.
1880 · Second Golden Age

Age 11

The period during the end of the 19th Century is often referred to as Amsterdam's Second Golden age. The industrial revolution began, new museums were built, and a railway station was constructed.

Age 21

Death by suicide of van Gogh.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Christiaan Hendrik van Homeijer in entry for Christiaan Alwies van Homeijer and Aaltje Bekker, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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