Pieter van Holten

1896–1970 (Age 74)
Giessenburg, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Pieter

When Pieter van Holten was born on 11 April 1896, in Giessenburg, South Holland, Netherlands, his father, Huig van Holten, was 36 and his mother, Cornelia Vlot, was 36. He married Annigje Jacoba van den Hoven on 22 August 1928, in Giessendam, South Holland, Netherlands. He died on 16 November 1970, in his hometown, at the age of 74.

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Pieter van Holten
Annigje Jacoba van den Hoven
Marriage: 22 August 1928

Spouse & Children

  • Male1896–1970Male

  • Annigje Jacoba van den Hoven


22 August 1928
Giessendam, South Holland, Netherlands

Parents & Siblings

  • Huig van Holten


  • Cornelia Vlot




  • Klaas van Holten


  • Jacob van Holten


  • Barbara van Holten


  • Bastiaantje van Holten


  • Male1896–1970Male

World Events (7)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 3

The Hague Peace Convention was a series conferences that produced treaties and declarations. The convention took place in Hague, Netherlands. The conferences were among the first formal statements of the laws of war and war crimes in secular international law.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 8

Two skeletons were found next to each other in Drenthe, Netherlands. The skeletons were dated back to between 160 BC and 220 AD. One of the skeletons was thought to be a female and the other a male so scientists called them the Weerdinge couple or Mr. and Mrs. Veenstra. It was determined that both skeletons were men and the name was changed to Weerdinge Men.

Age 21

WWI. Despite Dutch neutrality in World War I (1914-18), the Netherlands suffers from severe food shortages, triggering street riots.

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.

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