Cornelis Kleijn

7 February 1932–11 April 1953 (Age 21)
Asperen, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Cornelis

When Cornelis Kleijn was born on 7 February 1932, in Asperen, South Holland, Netherlands, his father, Cornelis Antonie Kleijn, was 28 and his mother, Geertje Cornelia van Ooijen, was 29. He died on 11 April 1953, in his hometown, at the age of 21.

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Cornelis Antonie Kleijn
Geertje Cornelia van Ooijen
Gradus Kleijn
Cornelis Kleijn
Jan Kleijn

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World Events (8)

1934 · Jordanians Revolt in Amsterdam

Age 2

July 4, 1934, Jordanians in Amsterdam revolted because of reduction in employment.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Age 7

WWII. At the outbreak of World War II, the Netherlands declares its neutrality.

Name Meaning

German, Dutch (also de Klein(e)) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German, Dutch, German klein ‘small’, or Yiddish kleyn. This was a nickname for a person of small stature, but is also often found as a distinguishing name for a junior male, usually a son, in names such as Kleinhans and Kleinpeter . This name is common and widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

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  • Cornelis Kleijn, "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957"
  • Cornelis Kleijn, "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957"

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