Hendrik Lambertus van Loon

5 January 1863–15 December 1953
Dordrecht, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Hendrik Lambertus

When Hendrik Lambertus van Loon was born on 5 January 1863, in Dordrecht, South Holland, Netherlands, his father, Hendrik Lambertus van Loon, was 51 and his mother, Lena den Boer, was 34. He married Maria Adriana Reatsch on 6 February 1889, in Dordrecht, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He was buried in Dordrecht, South Holland, Netherlands.

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Hendrik Lambertus van Loon
Maria Adriana Reatsch
Marriage: 6 February 1889
Hendrik Lambertus van Loon
Philip Pieter Antonie van Loon
Regina Frederika Maria van Loon

Spouse and Children

6 February 1889
Dordrecht, South Holland, Netherlands


Parents and Siblings




    Janna Cornelia van Loon


    Helena Sophia van Loon


World Events (8)

1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 7

Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.

Age 10

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

Age 27

Death by suicide of van Gogh.

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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Sources (3)

  • Hendrik Lambertus van Loon, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Hendrik Lambertus van Loon in entry for Marinus van Beek and Antonia Sophia van Loon, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Hendrik Lambertus van Loon, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"

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