Sientje Sluiter

14 July 1884–17 November 1974 (Age 90)
Enkhuizen, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Sientje

When Sientje Sluiter was born on 14 July 1884, in Enkhuizen, North Holland, Netherlands, her father, Minne Sluiter, was 36 and her mother, Trijntje de Waard, was 35. She married Hendrik van der Meer on 2 April 1908, in Enkhuizen, North Holland, Netherlands. She died on 17 November 1974, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Hendrik van der Meer
Sientje Sluiter
Marriage: 2 April 1908

Spouse and Children

2 April 1908
Enkhuizen, North Holland, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings

    Minne Sluiter


    Trijntje de Waard




+3 More Children

World Events (7)


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.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 30

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.

Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a porter or gatekeeper, Middle Dutch sluter. Compare English Porter .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Sientje Sluiter, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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