Catharinus Schijff

23 April 1909–14 April 1999 (Age 90)
Haarlemmermeer, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Catharinus

When Catharinus Schijff was born on 23 April 1909, in Haarlemmermeer, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Cornelis Marinus Schijff, was 26 and his mother, Lena Adriana Gortzak, was 26. He married Grietje Leeflang on 29 September 1938, in Leimuiden, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 14 April 1999, in Assen, Drenthe, Netherlands, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Catharinus Schijff
1909–1999
Grietje Leeflang
1915–1963
Marriage: 29 September 1938
Leenie Adriana Schyff
1942–2002

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 September 1938
Leimuiden, South Holland, Netherlands
children

(1)

    Leenie Adriana Schyff

    Female1942–2002Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(17)

+12 More Children

World Events (7)

1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 5

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.
1917

Age 8

WWI. Despite Dutch neutrality in World War I (1914-18), the Netherlands suffers from severe food shortages, triggering street riots.
1934 · Jordanians Revolt in Amsterdam

Age 25

July 4, 1934, Jordanians in Amsterdam revolted because of reduction in employment.

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German schif ‘ship’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a sailor, or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a ship.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name or habitational name (see 1 above), from German Schiff ‘ship’.

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

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