Kornelis Boer

13 November 1873–6 January 1954 (Age 80)
Paterswolde, Drenthe, Netherlands

The Life of Kornelis

When Kornelis Boer was born on 13 November 1873, in Paterswolde, Drenthe, Netherlands, his father, Jan Boer, was 46 and his mother, Roelfien Bazuin, was 29. He married Marchien van der Heijde on 23 May 1903, in Eelde, Drenthe, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 6 January 1954, in Eelde, Drenthe, Netherlands, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Kornelis Boer
Marchien van der Heijde
Marriage: 23 May 1903
Jan Boer
Lammegien Boer

Spouse and Children


    Marchien van der Heijde


23 May 1903
Eelde, Drenthe, Netherlands


    Jan Boer


    Lammegien Boer


Parents and Siblings

    Jan Boer


    Roelfien Bazuin




World Events (8)


Age 17

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands

Age 17

Luxembourg had gained their independence in 1867, but they were still under the possession of the kings of the Netherlands until William III died and the grand duchy passed to the House of Nassau-Weilburg.
1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 26

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

Dutch and North German: occupational name for a farmer, from Middle Low German būr ‘dweller’, ‘citizen’, ‘neighbor’, ‘farmer’ ( see Bauer ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Kornelis Boer in entry for Gerrit Hagenauw and Lammegien Boer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Kornelis Boer in entry for Lammegien Boer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Kornelis Boer in entry for Jan Boer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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