Klaas Prins

9 September 1870–7 October 1954 (Age 84)
Zaandam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Klaas

When Klaas Prins was born on 9 September 1870, in Zaandam, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Aris Prins, was 25 and his mother, Gijsje Potse, was 22. He married Trijntje Krom on 14 May 1893, in Zaandam, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He registered for military service in 1890. He died on 7 October 1954, in his hometown, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Klaas Prins
1870–1954
Trijntje Krom
1869–1950
Marriage: 14 May 1893
Gijsje Prins
1893–
Pieter Prins
1895–
Grietje Prins
1896–
Dina Prins
1905–1908
Dina Prins
1909–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 May 1893
Zaandam, North Holland, Netherlands
children

(5)

    Gijsje Prins

    Female1893–Female

    Pieter Prins

    Male1895–Male

    Grietje Prins

    Female1896–Female

    Dina Prins

    Female1905–1908Female

    Dina Prins

    Female1909–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Aris Prins

    Male1845–1934Male

    Gijsje Potse

    Female1848–1921Female

siblings

(10)

    Female1869–1944Female

    Male1870–1954Male

    Male1872–1951Male

    Sientje Prins

    Female1875–Female

    Helena Prins

    Female1876–1905Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1873

Age 3

The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.
1873 · Holland America Line

Age 3

Holland America Line originally headquartered in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands was founded in 1873. It has since moved to Seattle, Washington. It is now part of the Carnival Cruise Line.
1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 29

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.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: from Middle Dutch prince ‘prince’, either an occupational name for someone in the service of a prince or a nickname for someone who behaved in a regal manner or who had won the title in some contest of skill.2 Jewish (from the Netherlands): ornamental adoption of Dutch prins ‘prince’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Klaas Prins, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Klaas Prins, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Public Records"
  • Klaas Prins, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"

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