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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