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She is married to Cornelis SMORENBURG.

on November 14, 1872 at Cothen, Utrecht, Netherlands, she was 27 years old.


  1. Alijda SMORENBURG  1873-1958 
  2. Pieter SMORENBURG  1875-1928
  3. Wilhelmina SMORENBURG  1876-1963 
  4. Cornelis SMORENBURG  1878-1879
  5. Bartha SMORENBURG  1879-1966 
  6. Hendrik (Hein) SMORENBURG  1881-1962 
  7. Theodorus (Dirk) SMORENBURG  1884-1976 
  8. Cornelia SMORENBURG  1885-1886
  9. Jacobus (Co) SMORENBURG  1889-1950 

Notes about Petronella BONGERS

Birth record from the Utrechts Archief, Archief 1232, Registratienummer 3-34, Aktenummer 4, it states (translated from Dutch original)

"In the year, eighteen hundred and forty-five (1845), on the fourteenth of the month of January, Jan Glabbeek van der Does, Civil Servant of the Municipality of Vianen, Province of South Holland, appeared: Mariana Cottens, forty two years old, by profession (?)? living in Vianen who declared to us that on Tuesday, the fourteenth of the month of January this year, in the morning at eight o'clock, in Vianen was born a child of female gender, of Petronella Bongers, unmarried and twenty-one years old, living in Vianen, and that the child will be given the name of Petronella. Which declaration and statement were filed in the presence of Gerrit Diepenbroekoud, forty-five years old,by(??) profession living in Vianen and Pieter van Werkhoven, living in Vianen, as witnesses."

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  1. Birth: HUA, Utrecht, Archive: 1232, Registration number: 3-34; Sourcenumber: 4, Vianen. Bevolkingsregister Heemskerk, 1874-1891. Noord-Hollands Archief, Haarlem, Archive: 1032, Registration number: 672. (The father is unknown - see Notes).

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Historical context

  • The temperature on January 14, 1845 was about 3.0 °C. Wind direction mainly south east. Weather type: betrokken. Source: KNMI
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    De Republiek der Verenigde Nederlanden werd in 1794-1795 door de Fransen veroverd onder leiding van bevelhebber Charles Pichegru (geholpen door de Nederlander Herman Willem Daendels); de verovering werd vergemakkelijkt door het dichtvriezen van de Waterlinie; Willem V moest op 18 januari 1795 uitwijken naar Engeland (en van daaruit in 1801 naar Duitsland); de patriotten namen de macht over van de aristocratische regenten en proclameerden de Bataafsche Republiek; op 16 mei 1795 werd het Haags Verdrag gesloten, waarmee ons land een vazalstaat werd van Frankrijk; in 3.1796 kwam er een Nationale Vergadering; in 1798 pleegde Daendels een staatsgreep, die de unitarissen aan de macht bracht; er kwam een nieuwe grondwet, die een Vertegenwoordigend Lichaam (met een Eerste en Tweede Kamer) instelde en als regering een Directoire; in 1799 sloeg Daendels bij Castricum een Brits-Russische invasie af; in 1801 kwam er een nieuwe grondwet; bij de Vrede van Amiens (1802) kreeg ons land van Engeland zijn koloniën terug (behalve Ceylon); na de grondwetswijziging van 1805 kwam er een raadpensionaris als eenhoofdig gezag, namelijk Rutger Jan Schimmelpenninck (van 31 oktober 1761 tot 25 maart 1825).
  • In the year 1845: Source: Wikipedia
    • The Netherlands had about 3.1 million citizens.
    • March 3 » Florida is admitted as the 27th U.S. state.
    • March 13 » Felix Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto receives its première performance in Leipzig with Ferdinand David as soloist.
    • May 30 » The Fatel Razack coming from India, lands in the Gulf of Paria in Trinidad and Tobago carrying the first Indians to the country.
    • July 19 » Great New York City Fire of 1845: The last great fire to affect Manhattan begins early in the morning and is subdued that afternoon. The fire kills four firefighters and 26 civilians and destroys 345 buildings.
    • September 9 » Possible start of the Great Potato Famine.
    • December 2 » Manifest destiny: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President James K. Polk proposes that the United States should aggressively expand into the West.

  • The temperature on November 14, 1872 was about 2.8 °C. There was 0.1 mm of rain. The air pressure was 10 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the east. The atmospheric humidity was 81%. Source: KNMI
  • Koning Willem III (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1849 till 1890 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • In The Netherlands , there was from January 4, 1871 to July 6, 1872 the cabinet Thorbecke III, with Mr. J.R. Thorbecke (liberaal) as prime minister.
  • From July 6, 1872 till August 27, 1874 the Netherlands had a cabinet De Vries - Fransen van de Putte with the prime ministers Mr. G. de Vries Azn. (liberaal) and I.D. Fransen van de Putte (liberaal).
  • In the year 1872: Source: Wikipedia
    • The Netherlands had about 4.0 million citizens.
    • February 20 » The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens in New York City.
    • May 10 » Victoria Woodhull becomes the first woman nominated for President of the United States.
    • November 5 » Women's suffrage in the United States: In defiance of the law, suffragist Susan B. Anthony votes for the first time, and is later fined $100.
    • November 18 » Susan B. Anthony and 14 other women are arrested for voting illegally in the United States presidential election of 1872.
    • December 4 » The crewless American brigantine Mary Celeste, drifting in the Atlantic, is discovered by the Canadian brig Dei Gratia. The ship has been abandoned for nine days but is only slightly damaged. Her master Benjamin Briggs and all nine others known to have been on board are never accounted for.
    • December 9 » In Louisiana, P. B. S. Pinchback becomes the first African-American governor of a U.S. state.

  • The temperature on March 10, 1921 was between 2.2 °C and 13.6 °C and averaged 7.4 °C. There was 9.3 hours of sunshine (81%). The average windspeed was 4 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the south-southeast. Source: KNMI
  • Koningin Wilhelmina (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1890 till 1948 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • In The Netherlands , there was from September 9, 1918 to September 18, 1922 the cabinet Ruys de Beerenbrouck I, with Jonkheer mr. Ch.J.M. Ruys de Beerenbrouck (RKSP) as prime minister.
  • In the year 1921: Source: Wikipedia
    • The Netherlands had about 6.9 million citizens.
    • May 8 » The creation of the Communist Party of Romania.
    • July 10 » Belfast's Bloody Sunday: Sixteen people are killed and 161 houses destroyed during rioting and gun battles in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
    • July 27 » Researchers at the University of Toronto, led by biochemist Frederick Banting, prove that the hormone insulin regulates blood sugar.
    • August 14 » Tannu Uriankhai, later Tuvan People's Republic is established as a completely independent country (which is supported by Soviet Russia).
    • September 8 » Margaret Gorman, a 16-year-old, wins the Atlantic City Pageant's Golden Mermaid trophy; pageant officials later dubbed her the first Miss America.
    • October 13 » Soviet republics sign the Treaty of Kars to formalize the borders between Turkey and the South Caucasus states.

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