Theunis Dorland

15 November 1884–8 November 1953 (Age 69)
Baarn, Utrecht, Netherlands

The Life of Theunis

When Theunis Dorland was born on 15 November 1884, in Baarn, Utrecht, Netherlands, his father, Jan Dorland, was 23 and his mother, Elisabeth Nieuwenhuizen, was 26. He married Annetje ter Haar on 27 November 1909, in Bunschoten, Utrecht, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 8 November 1953, in his hometown, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Theunis Dorland
1884–1953
Annetje ter Haar
1882–
Marriage: 27 November 1909
Jan Dorland
1910–
Hendrik Dorland
1911–
Elisabeth Dorland
1914–

Spouse and Children

    Male1884–1953Male

    Annetje ter Haar

    Female1882–Female

MARRIAGE
27 November 1909
Bunschoten, Utrecht, Netherlands
children

(3)

    Jan Dorland

    Male1910–Male

    Hendrik Dorland

    Male1911–Male

    Elisabeth Dorland

    Female1914–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Jan Dorland

    Male1861–1937Male

    Elisabeth Nieuwenhuizen

    Female1858–1937Female

siblings

(15)

    Male1881–1944Male

    Teunis Dorland

    Male1883–1884Male

    Male1884–1953Male

    Grietje Dorland

    Female1885–1886Female

    Hein Dorland

    Male1887–1889Male

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1890

Age 6

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

Age 6

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.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

French: probably a variant of Douland, a habitational name for someone from Doullens in the Somme, from an old form of the place name.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Theunis Dorland in entry for Jacobus Verwoerd and Elisabeth Dorland, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Theunis Dorland in entry for Hendrik Dorland, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Theunis Dorland in entry for Jan Dorland, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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