Berend Modderman

Male18 January 1870–19 February 1944

Brief Life History of Berend

When Berend Modderman was born on 18 January 1870, in Winschoten, Groningen, Netherlands, his father, Edzard Johan Modderman, was 34 and his mother, Jantina Haitzema Viëtor, was 23. He married Sjoukje Sijbrens Van der Leij on 27 September 1900, in Haarlem, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 19 February 1944, at the age of 74.

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Berend Modderman
Sjoukje Sijbrens Van der Leij
Marriage: 27 September 1900
Tjitske Elisabeth Modderman
Edzard Johan Modderman

Sources (3)

  • Berend Modderman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Berend Modderman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Berend Modderman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 September 1900Haarlem, North Holland, Netherlands
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

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

    1873 · Holland America Line

    Age 3

    Holland America Line originally headquartered in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands was founded in 1873. It has since moved to Seattle, Washington. It is now part of the Carnival Cruise Line.


    Age 20

    Death by suicide of van Gogh.

    Name Meaning

    German: variant of Behrend . This surname is also found in Poland and Denmark.

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

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