Harmen Zweers

8 September 1796–7 December 1842 (Age 46)
Rheden, Gelderland, Netherlands

The Life of Harmen

When Harmen Zweers was born on 8 September 1796, in Rheden, Gelderland, Netherlands, his father, Hendrik Zweers, was 38 and his mother, Hendrijn Van Minkelen, was 34. He married Hendrika Haverkamp on 4 June 1830, in Vorden, Gelderland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 7 December 1842, in Vorden, Gelderland, Netherlands, at the age of 46.

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Family Time Line

Harmen Zweers
1796–1842
Hendrika Haverkamp
1814–1876
Marriage: 4 June 1830
Hendrika Zweers
1833–1834
Harmanus or Hermanus Zweers
1834–1919
Hendrik Jan Zweers
1836–1912
Hendrika Zweers
1840–1841

Spouse and Children

    Male1796–1842Male

    Hendrika Haverkamp

    Female1814–1876Female

MARRIAGE
4 June 1830
Vorden, Gelderland, Netherlands
children

(4)

    Hendrika Zweers

    Female1833–1834Female

    Harmanus or Hermanus Zweers

    Male1834–1919Male

    Hendrik Jan Zweers

    Male1836–1912Male

    Hendrika Zweers

    Female1840–1841Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (4)

1799

Age 3

The United East India Company is liquidated.
1813

Age 17

The Dutch defeated the French.
1813 · Netherlands Regains Independence

Age 17

In 1810, when Louis Bonaparte resigned from the throne, the Netherlands was annexed from the French. Finally in 1814, the Netherlands became sovereign and independent.

Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch swere ‘father-in-law’, ‘son-in-law’, hence a nickname to distinguish between bearers of the same personal name related by marriage.

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

Sources (3)

  • Harmen Zweers in entry for Hendrika Zweers, "Netherlands, Gelderland Province Civil Registration, 1800-1952"
  • 1796-Original birth and baptism record (middle left) for Harmen Zweers, Netherlands, Gelderland Province, Church Records, 1405-1966; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9W2-MS4Z?cc=2038506&wc=SMH3-GPN%3A1292637101%2C347326401%2C347618802
  • Legacy NFS Source: Harmen Zweers - Published information: birth-name: Harmen Zweers

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