Pieter van Holten

1893–1969 (Age 75)
Brandwijk, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Pieter

When Pieter van Holten was born on 30 December 1893, in Brandwijk, South Holland, Netherlands, his father, Arie van Holten, was 27 and his mother, Stijntje Swijnenburg, was 25. He married Meijnsje Korevaar on 11 September 1918, in Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands. He died on 14 January 1969, in Nieuw-Loosdrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, at the age of 75.

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Pieter van Holten
Meijnsje Korevaar
Marriage: 11 September 1918

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11 September 1918
Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands

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World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 6

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 11

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.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 21

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

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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  • Pieter van Holten, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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