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He is married to Johanna Beemer.

They got married on November 10, 1876 at Werkhoven, he was 33 years old.Source 3


  1. Peek  ????-1877
  2. Adriana Barbera Peek  1879-1879
  3. Cornelis Frederikus (1) Peek  1881-1881
  4. Barbara Adriana Peek  1882-???? 
  5. Cornelis Frederikus (1) Peek  1884-1958 
  6. Adriana Everarda Peek  1886-1886
  7. Frederikus Everardus Peek  1888-1920 

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  1. Hagestein 11
  2. Utrecht 380
  3. Werkhoven 4

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  • The temperature on August 23, 1843 was about 16.0 °C. Wind direction mainly east-northeast. 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 1843: Source: Wikipedia
    • The Netherlands had about 3.1 million citizens.
    • February 25 » Lord George Paulet occupies the Kingdom of Hawaii in the name of Great Britain in the Paulet Affair (1843).
    • July 19 » Brunel's steamship the SSGreat Britain is launched, becoming the first ocean-going craft with an iron hull and screw propeller, becoming the largest vessel afloat in the world.
    • September 13 » The Greek Army rebels (OS date: September 3) against the autocratic rule of king Otto of Greece, demanding the granting of a constitution.
    • October 16 » William Rowan Hamilton invents quaternions, a three-dimensional system of complex numbers.
    • October 30 » Fuerte Bulnes, the first Chilean settlement in the strait of Magellan, is founded.
    • December 16 » The discovery of octonions by John T. Graves, who denoted them with a boldface O, was announced to his mathematician friend William Hamilton, discoverer of quaternions, in a letter on this date.

  • The temperature on November 10, 1876 was about -2.4 °C. The air pressure was 1 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the northeast. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 83%. Source: KNMI
  • Koning Willem III (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1849 till 1890 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • From August 27, 1874 till November 3, 1877 the Netherlands had a cabinet Heemskerk - Van Lijnden van Sandenburg with the prime ministers Mr. J. Heemskerk Azn. (conservatief) and Mr. C.Th. baron Van Lijnden van Sandenburg (AR).
  • In the year 1876: Source: Wikipedia
    • The Netherlands had about 4.0 million citizens.
    • February 2 » The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs of Major League Baseball is formed.
    • February 14 » Alexander Graham Bell applies for a patent for the telephone, as does Elisha Gray.
    • February 26 » Japan and Korea sign a treaty granting Japanese citizens extraterritoriality rights, opening three ports to Japanese trade, and ending Korea's status as a tributary state of Qing dynasty China.
    • April 17 » Catalpa rescue: The rescue of six Fenian prisoners from Fremantle Prison in Western Australia.
    • August 8 » Thomas Edison receives a patent for his mimeograph.
    • December 29 » The Ashtabula River railroad disaster occurs, leaving 64 injured and 92 dead at Ashtabula, Ohio.

  • The temperature on March 11, 1926 was between 0.4 °C and 8.5 °C and averaged 5.7 °C. There was 0.8 mm of rain. The average windspeed was 4 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the west. 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 August 4, 1925 to March 8, 1926 the cabinet Colijn I, with Dr. H. Colijn (ARP) as prime minister.
  • In The Netherlands , there was from March 8, 1926 to August 10, 1929 the cabinet De Geer I, with Jonkheer mr. D.J. de Geer (CHU) as prime minister.
  • In the year 1926: Source: Wikipedia
    • The Netherlands had about 7.4 million citizens.
    • January 8 » Crown Prince Nguyễn Phúc Vĩnh Thuỵ ascends the throne to become the last monarch of Vietnam.
    • January 26 » The first demonstration of the television by John Logie Baird.
    • April 6 » Varney Airlines makes its first commercial flight (Varney is the root company of United Airlines).
    • May 4 » The United Kingdom general strike begins.
    • June 28 » Mercedes-Benz is formed by Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz merging their two companies.
    • August 20 » Japan's public broadcasting company, Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai (NHK) is established.

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