Levie Peereboom

Male13 January 1894–

Brief Life History of Levie

When Levie Peereboom was born on 13 January 1894, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Pinehas Peereboom, was 34 and his mother, Rachel Naarden, was 31. He married Betje de Valença on 29 May 1918, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.

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Family Time Line

Levie Peereboom
1894–
Betje de Valença
1891–1972
Marriage: 29 May 1918

Sources (2)

  • Levie Peereboom, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950"
  • Levie Peereboom, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 May 1918Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (3)

    1895 · Museum Willet-Holthuysen

    Age 1

    Louisa Holthuysen, owner of a prestigious house she had inherited from past generations, bequeathed the property to the city of Amsterdam at the time of her passing. Her only request was that the building, and its contents, become a museum known by the name of Willet-Holthuysen. The building remains open to the public, and contains many decorative paintings (including some of unknown origin).

    1899 · Hague Peace Convention

    Age 5

    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 10

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch: topographic name from peerenboom ‘pear tree’, or an occupational name for someone who kept a pear orchard.

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

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