Cornelis Bijl

7 October 1864–17 February 1939 (Age 74)
Hooge en Lage Zwaluwe, North Brabant, Netherlands

The Life of Cornelis

When Cornelis Bijl was born on 7 October 1864, in Hooge en Lage Zwaluwe, North Brabant, Netherlands, his father, Anthonie Bijl, was 32 and his mother, Jennigje van de Steenoven, was 34. He died on 17 February 1939, in Breda, North Brabant, Netherlands, at the age of 74.

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Anthonie Bijl
Jennigje van de Steenoven
Dirk Bijl
Pieternella Jozina Bijl
Frans Bijl
Cornelis Bijl
Teunis Adriaan Bijl
Simon Teunis Bijl
Simon Teunis Bijl

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World Events (8)

1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 6

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.

Age 9

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

Age 26

Death by suicide of van Gogh.

Name Meaning

1 German: variant spelling of Biehl or Buehl .2 Danish: from Old Danish biil ‘axe’, ‘hatchet’. Compare German Biehl .

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

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  • Cornelis Bijl, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Cornelis Bijl, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Cornelis Bijl, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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