Hendrik Van Hoorn

1892–1967 (Age 74)
Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands

The Life of Hendrik

When Hendrik Van Hoorn was born on 2 September 1892, in Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands, his father, Dirk van Hoorn, was 24 and his mother, Aaltje Bakker, was 21. He married Grietje Nienhuis on 29 August 1918, in Haren, Groningen, Netherlands. He died on 7 May 1967, in his hometown, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Hendrik Van Hoorn
Grietje Nienhuis
Marriage: 29 August 1918

Spouse & Children

29 August 1918
Haren, Groningen, Netherlands

Parents & Siblings

  • Dirk van Hoorn


  • Aaltje Bakker




  • Johanna Petronella van Hoorn


  • Male1892–1967Male

  • Dirk van Hoorn


  • Lambertus van Hoorn


World Events (7)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 7

The Hague Peace Convention was a series conferences that produced treaties and declarations. The convention took place in Hague, Netherlands. The conferences were among the first formal statements of the laws of war and war crimes in secular international law.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 12

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.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Hendrik Van Hoorn, "Netherlands, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1910"

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