Chronology of events: Leeuwenhoek

  • A date of January 1 in a given year indicates that the year is certain but the month and day are not.
  • Exceptions are public appointments to Deft's city offices, which took effect on January 1 of each year.
January 1, 1559 great-grandfather Philips Thonis Leeuwenhoek baptized (before 1559)
May 22, 1594 grandfather Thonis Phillips Leeuwenhoek (-1643) married Geertgen Huygen (-1600)
January 1, 1600 Haardstedenregister paid by various family members as noted
November 1, 1600 grandmother Geertgen Huygen, first wife of Thonis Philips Leeuwenhoek, buried
February 1, 1601 grandfather Thonis Phillips Leeuwenhoek (-1643) registered as member of the Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerk
April 11, 1601 grandfather Thonis Phillips Leeuwenhoek (-1643) married Neeltge Cornelis
October 31, 1609 step-grandmother Neeltge Cornelis, second wife of Thonis Philips Leeuwenhoek, buried
September 19, 1610 grandfather Thonis Phillips Leeuwenhoek (-1643) married Truytgen Joriaens van Ham
September 1, 1612 step-grandmother Truytgen Joriaens van Ham buried
April 6, 1614 grandfather Thonis Phillips Leeuwenhoek (-1643) married Agniesgen Bastiaens
May 10, 1615 great-uncle Cornelis Philips Leeuwenhoek (-1616) married Machteld Jacobs
November 20, 1616 great-uncle Cornelis Philips Leeuwenhoek buried in Oude Kerk
January 1, 1620 Verponding 1620-1632 paid by various family members as noted
August 23, 1620 uncle Huijch Thonis Leeuwenhoek married Magdalena Maertens van Cuyk
January 30, 1622 parents Philips Thonis Leeuwenhoek and Margriete Jacobs van den Berch married
July 30, 1623 sister Margrieta Philips Leeuwenhoek (1623-1678) baptized in Nieuwe Kerk
August 11, 1624 cousin Lambrecht Huijchs Leeuwenhoek (1624-1701) baptized in Nieuwe Kerk
January 6, 1626 sister Geertruijt Philips Leeuwenhoek (1626- before 1649) baptized
May 11, 1628 sister Neeltje Philips Leeuwenhoek (1628-1650) baptized in Nieuwe Kerk
May 30, 1628 cousin Geertruijt Huijchs Leeuwenhoek (1628-1684) baptized
April 1, 1630 sister Maria Philips Leeuwenhoek (1630- before 1643) baptized in Nieuwe Kerk
February 13, 1631 cousin Maerten Huijchs Leeuwenhoek (1631-1694) baptized
November 21, 1631 step-grandmother Agniesgen Bastiaens buried in Nieuwe Kerk
January 1, 1632 Verponding 1632-1654 paid by various family members as noted
November 4, 1632 Baptized in Nieuwe Kerk
November 13, 1633 cousin Jannitgen Huijchs Leeuwenhoek (1633-1681) baptized
March 5, 1634 great-uncle Jan Philips Leeuwenhoek married Geertruijt Arijens
May 24, 1637 sister Catharina Philips Leeuwenhoek (1637- after 1684) baptized
May 31, 1637 cousin Margaretha (Grietjen) Huijchs Leeuwenhoek (1637-1702) baptized
December 1, 1637 father Philips Thonis Leeuwenhoek made a will in Den Haag
January 1, 1638 Haardstedenregister paid by various family members as noted.
January 8, 1638 father Philips Thonis Leeuwenhoek buried in Nieuwe Kerk
April 2, 1643 grandfather Thonis Phillips Leeuwenhoek (-1643) made a will
May 8, 1643 sister Margrieta Philips Leeuwenhoek married step-brother Jan Jacobs de Molijn
May 12, 1643 grandfather Thonis Phillips Leeuwenhoek buried in Nieuwe Kerk
October 8, 1647 sister Geertruijt Philips Leeuwenhoek married Jan (Johannes) Michiels van Schuijlenburg
July 13, 1649 great-aunt Aaltge Sebastians van den Berch's estate divided
October 4, 1650 sister Neeltje Philips Leeuwenhoek buried in Nieuwe Kerk
August 2, 1651 niece Maria Elsevier married Jan Strick
October 28, 1651 cousin Maerten Huijchs Leeuwenhoek married Jennitgen (Johanna) Vosmaer
March 31, 1652 cousin Lambrecht Huijchs Leeuwenhoek married Adriaentgen Cornelis van Spaendonck
April 9, 1653 cousin Lambrecht's son Anthonij Lambrechts Leeuwenhoek (1653-1671) baptized
November 23, 1653 cousin Magdaleentje (Helena) Maertens Leeuwenhoek (1653-1720) baptized
February 16, 1655 Bought the house and shop on the west side of the Hippolytusbuurt
March 17, 1655 sister Catharina Philips Leeuwenhoek (1637- after 1684) married Claes Jans van Leeuwen
May 11, 1655 Inherited property on Oosteinde from first wife Barbara de Meij's family
September 15, 1655 son Philips (first so named) baptized
September 24, 1656 daughter Maria Thonis Leeuwenhoek (1656-1745) baptized
November 10, 1656 cousin Maria Maertens Leeuwenhoek (1656-1717) baptized
February 8, 1657 cousin Russje Lambrechts Leeuwenhoek (1657-1746) baptized
September 29, 1658 daughter Margriete Thonis Leeuwenhoek baptized, then buried a week later
December 19, 1659 Issued receipts to two nephews for dry goods
October 17, 1660 cousin Jannitgen Huijchs Leeuwenhoek (1633-1681) married Lucas Pieters van Kessel
January 23, 1661 niece Geertruijt Jans de Molijn (1661-1736) baptized, witnessed by Antony and Barbara
July 2, 1662 cousin Adriaen Lambrechts Leeuwenhoek (1662-1739) baptized
October 23, 1662 Made will in which he and wife Barbara named each other universal heirs
January 25, 1663 son Philips (second) baptized
January 1, 1664 cousin Maerten Huijchs Leeuwenhoek appointed tax farmer
February 19, 1664 cousin Sara Maertens Leeuwenhoek (1664-1693) baptized
August 19, 1664 son Philips (third) baptized
September 3, 1664 mother Margriete Jacobs van den Berch (1594-1664) buried in Oude Kerk
November 25, 1664 Received a legacy from the estate of great-aunt Aaltge Sebastiaans van den Berch
July 13, 1665 Appointed guardian of second cousin Maria van Halmael
May 28, 1666 cousin Elisabeth Maertens Leeuwenhoek (1666-1743) baptized
June 27, 1666 son Philips (third) buried in Oude Kerk
July 14, 1666 wife Barbara de Meij buried in Oude Kerk
March 11, 1667 Made will after wife Barbara's death
February 15, 1669 uncle Huijch Thonis Leeuwenhoek buried in Nieuwe Kerk
July 13, 1670 cousin Cornelis Lambrechts Leeuwenhoek (1670-1702) baptized
January 17, 1671 daughter Maria made a will

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