Maartje Breed

Sloten, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Maartje

When Maartje Breed was born in 1897, in Sloten, North Holland, Netherlands, her father, Jan Breed, was 31 and her mother, Maartje Willemsdr Braaf, was 25. She married Tjipke Hensius on 13 May 1921, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.

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Tjipke Hensius
Maartje Breed
Marriage: 13 May 1921

Spouse and Children

13 May 1921
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings

    Jan Breed


    Maartje Willemsdr Braaf




    Pieter Breed



    Willem Breed


World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 2

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 7

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 31

Amsterdam, Netherlands hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places, for example Brede in Sussex, named with Old English brǣdu ‘breadth’, ‘broad place’ (a derivative of brād ‘broad’).

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

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  • Maartje Breed, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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