Chronology of Burials

     ... and deaths of Leeuwenhoek and his family and friends. The archives records burial dates and generally do not note death dates.

February 15, 1669

uncle Huijch Thonis Leeuwenhoek buried in Nieuwe Kerk

May 30, 1671

cousin Anthonij Lambrechts Leeuwenhoek (1653-1671) buried in Oude Kerk

August 21, 1673

mentor Reinier de Graaf buried

December 15, 1675

Jan Vermeer, the painter, buried

January 26, 1676

sister-in-law Maria de Meij buried

January 22, 1677

mentor Jacob Spoors buried

September 5, 1677

mentor Henry Oldenburg died in London

May 9, 1678

niece Maria Jans de Molijn buried

October 14, 1678

sister Margrieta Philips Leeuwenhoek buried

October 30, 1679

cousin Pieter Abrahams Hogenhouck buried

February 7, 1680

microscopist Jan Swammerdam died

April 29, 1681

cousin Jannitgen Huijchs Leeuwenhoek buried

June 17, 1681

co-worker Daniel Bogaert buried

December 20, 1684

cousin Geertruijt Huijchs Leeuwenhoek buried

December 6, 1691

brother-in-law Jan Jacobs de Molijn buried

September 26, 1693

cousin Sara Maertens Leeuwenhoek buried

November 19, 1693

nephew Johannes Adriaans Swalmius buried

January 6, 1694

wife Cornelia Johannes Swalmius buried

November 24, 1694

cousin Maerten Huijchs Leeuwenhoek buried

January 4, 1701

cousin Lambrecht Huijchs Leeuwenhoek buried

April 19, 1702

cousin Cornelis Lambrechts Leeuwenhoek (1670-1702) buried

March 3, 1703

Robert Hooke died

January 29, 1708

printer-bookseller Hendrik van Cronevelt buried

January 16, 1717

cousin Maria Maertens Leeuwenhoek buried

April 8, 1720

cousin Magdaleentje (Helena) Maertens Leeuwenhoek buried

December 30, 1720

cousin Maarten Pieters Hogenhouck buried

December 19, 1721

grand-nephew Jan Cornelis Haaxman buried

August 26, 1723

Died in his Hippolytusbuurt home, 90 years old

August 31, 1723

Buried in Oude Kerk

April 16, 1729

nephew Anthonij Jans de Molijn buried

April 25, 1745

daughter Maria died

April 30, 1745

daughter Maria buried

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