Chronology of Burials

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

November 20, 1616

great-uncle Cornelis Philips Leeuwenhoek buried in Oude Kerk

January 1, 1626

great-uncle Cornelis Sebastians van den Berch de oude died after 1626

March 11, 1644

great-uncle Johan Sebastians van den Berch buried in Oude Kerk

October 15, 1638

great-uncle Maarten Sebastians van den Berch buried in Oude Kerk

April 8, 1599

Jacob Ewouts van der Dussen buried, age 69

December 15, 1675

Jan Vermeer, the painter, buried

September 5, 1677

mentor Henry Oldenburg died in London

January 22, 1677

mentor Jacob Spoors buried

August 21, 1673

mentor Reinier de Graaf buried

February 7, 1680

microscopist Jan Swammerdam died

September 3, 1664

mother Margriete Jacobs van den Berch (1594-1664) buried in Oude Kerk

May 9, 1678

neice Maria Jans de Molijn buried

April 16, 1729

nephew Anthonij Jans de Molijn buried

November 19, 1693

nephew Johannes Adriaans Swalmius buried

March 3, 1703

Robert Hooke died

October 14, 1678

sister Margrieta Philips Leeuwenhoek buried

October 4, 1650

sister Neeltje Philips Leeuwenhoek buried in Nieuwe Kerk

June 27, 1666

son Philips (third) buried in Oude Kerk

April 10, 1619

step-grandfather Jan Jacobs de Molijn buried

November 21, 1631

step-grandmother Agniesgen Bastiaens buried in Nieuwe Kerk

October 31, 1609

step-grandmother Neeltge Cornelis buried

September 1, 1612

step-grandmother Truytgen Joriaens van Ham buried

May 2, 1649

stepfather Jacob Jans de Molijn (1594-1649) buried in Oude Kerk

February 15, 1669

uncle Huijch Thonis Leeuwenhoek buried in Nieuwe Kerk

July 14, 1666

wife Barbara de Meij buried in Oude Kerk

June 6, 1694

wife Cornelia Johannes Swalmius buried

June 4, 1652

wife's great-uncle Elezaar Hendriks Swalmius buried

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