Petrus Edwardus Van Der Kelen

8 January 1878–30 December 1964 (Age 86)
Clinge, Zeeland, Netherlands

The Life of Petrus Edwardus

When Petrus Edwardus Van Der Kelen was born on 8 January 1878, in Clinge, Zeeland, Netherlands, his father, Josephus Van Der Kelen, was 50 and his mother, Joanna Coleta Bernaert, was 40. He had at least 2 sons with Julia Maria Van Leuven. He died on 30 December 1964, in his hometown, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Petrus Edwardus Van Der Kelen
1878–1964
Julia Maria Van Leuven
1887–1960
Julien Isidoor Van Der Kelen
1909–1909
van der Keelen
1910–1910

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

    Julien Isidoor Van Der Kelen

    Male1909–1909Male

    van der Keelen

    Male1910–1910Male

Parents and Siblings

    Josephus Van Der Kelen

    Male1827–1890Male

    Joanna Coleta Bernaert

    Female1837–1918Female

siblings

(8)

    Pelagia Van Der Kelen

    Female1861–1907Female

    Petrus Johannes van den Keelen

    Male1863–Male

    Philomena Van Der Kelen

    Female1865–1907Female

    Franciscus Van Der Kelen

    Male1868–1929Male

    Rosalia Van Der Kelen

    Female1871–1871Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890

Age 12

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

Age 12

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 26

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

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 .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Petrus Eduardus van der Keelen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Petrus Eduardus van der Keelen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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