Elie Elisabeth van der Leeuw

14 December 1911–12 February 2003 (Age 91)
Zutphen, Gelderland, Netherlands

The Life of Elie Elisabeth

When Elie Elisabeth van der Leeuw was born on 14 December 1911, in Zutphen, Gelderland, Netherlands, her father, Jean Philippe van der Leeuw, was 31 and her mother, Johanna Tonia Reesink, was 36. She died on 12 February 2003, at the age of 91.

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World Events (8)

1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 3

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

Age 6

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

Age 28

WWII. At the outbreak of World War II, the Netherlands declares its neutrality.

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 .

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

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  • Elie Elisabeth van der Leeuw, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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