Hendrikus Smits

25 May 1885–24 January 1953 (Age 67)
Zevenbergen, North Brabant, Netherlands

The Life of Hendrikus

When Hendrikus Smits was born on 25 May 1885, in Zevenbergen, North Brabant, Netherlands, his father, Arnoldus Smits, was 32 and his mother, Catharina van Tiggelen, was 32. He married Elisabeth Rolle on 23 November 1911, in Klundert, North Brabant, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 24 January 1953, in Breda, North Brabant, Netherlands, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Hendrikus Smits
1885–1953
Elisabeth Rolle
1884–1918
Marriage: 23 November 1911
stillborn Smits
1913–1913
Adrianus Smits
–1917
Elisabeth Adrianus Cornelis Smits
1916–
Adrianus Smits
1918–1918

Spouse and Children

    Male1885–1953Male

    Elisabeth Rolle

    Female1884–1918Female

MARRIAGE
23 November 1911
Klundert, North Brabant, Netherlands
children

(4)

    stillborn Smits

    Female1913–1913Female

    Elisabeth Adrianus Cornelis Smits

    Female1916–Female

    Adrianus Smits

    Male1918–1918Male

    Adrianus Smits

    Male–1917Male

Parents and Siblings

    Arnoldus Smits

    Male1853–1927Male

    Catharina van Tiggelen

    Female1853–1929Female

siblings

(14)

    Adrianus Smits

    Male1877–1878Male

    Wilhelmus Smits

    Male1878–1878Male

    Adrianus Smits

    Male1879–1915Male

    Wilhelmus Smits

    Male1881–1882Male

    Female1882–1955Female

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1890

Age 5

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

Age 5

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 19

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

Dutch: patronymic from Smit .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hendrikus Smits, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Hendrikus Smits, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Hendrikus Smits, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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