Cornelis Zuiker

Male26 October 1892–

Brief Life History of Cornelis

When Cornelis Zuiker was born on 26 October 1892, in Westwoud, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Pieter Zuiker, was 41 and his mother, Elisabeth van Velzen, was 32. He married Grietje Blokker on 30 April 1920, in Blokker, North Holland, Netherlands. He registered for military service in 1912.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Cornelis? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Cornelis Zuiker
Grietje Smit
Marriage: 17 April 1928

Sources (4)

  • Cornelis Zuiker in entry for Grietje Blokker, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Cornelis Zuiker, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"
  • Cornelis Zuiker, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 April 1928Westwoud, North Holland, Netherlands
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1899 · Hague Peace Convention

    Age 7

    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 12

    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 36

    Amsterdam, Netherlands hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Hyman, Kieve, Moshe, Anchel, Avram, Chanie, Dov, Elihu, Gerson, Liba.

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a dealer in sugar or a confectioner, or a nickname for someone with a sweet tooth, from Middle High German zu(c)ker, German Zucker, Yiddish tsuker ‘sugar’. In some cases the Jewish surname is artificial.

    German: unflattering nickname for someone thought to be a thief, from Middle High German zücker, zucker ‘thief’, an agent derivative of zucken ‘to snatch or grab’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.