Chronology of events 1615--1631

  • A date of January 1 in a given year indicates that the year is certain but the month and day are not.
  • Exceptions are public appointments to Deft's city offices, which took effect on January 1 of each year.
Date
May 10, 1615 great-uncle Cornelis Philips Leeuwenhoek (-1616) married Machteld Jacobs
May 31, 1615 great great-aunt Cornelia Sebastians van den Berch married Ewout van Schilperoort
August 1, 1615 grandfather Jacob Sebastians van den Berch (1566-1615) buried in Oude Kerk
June 18, 1616 grandmother Margriete Cornelis Verburch (1560-1616) buried
November 20, 1616 great-uncle Cornelis Philips Leeuwenhoek buried in Oude Kerk
April 23, 1617 cousin Cornelia Jans van Halmael married Anthony Cornelis de Man
January 1, 1618 cousin Jacob Maertens Hogenhouck (-1638) appointed to Veertigraad
March 3, 1618 Delft Stadhuis burned down.
May 20, 1618 aunt Aeltgen Jacobs van den Berch married Hendrik van Gellinkhuysen
August 29, 1618 Calvinist Revolution (1618)
September 24, 1618 Delft Veertigraad purged of 14 Arminians by Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange
April 10, 1619 step-grandfather Jan Jacobs de Molijn buried
January 1, 1620 Verponding 1620-1632 paid by various family members as noted
August 23, 1620 uncle Huijch Thonis Leeuwenhoek married Magdalena Maertens van Cuyk
December 20, 1620 great great-uncle Gerrit Jans van der Eyck buried in Oude Kerk
July 1, 1621 Mayors established a bank in City Hall
January 1, 1622 cousin Jacob Maertens Hogenhouck (-1638) appointed magistrate
January 30, 1622 parents Philips Thonis Leeuwenhoek and Margriete Jacobs van den Berch married
June 6, 1622 in-laws Elias de Meij and Maria Virlin married
July 30, 1623 sister Margrieta Philips Leeuwenhoek (1623-1678) baptized in Nieuwe Kerk
August 11, 1624 cousin Lambrecht Huijchs Leeuwenhoek (1624-1701) baptized in Nieuwe Kerk
January 1, 1625 great-uncle Maarten Sebastians van den Berch (-1638) appointed to Veertigraad
January 1, 1626 great-uncle Cornelis Sebastians van den Berch de oude died after 1626
January 6, 1626 sister Geertruijt Philips Leeuwenhoek (1626- before 1649) baptized
September 27, 1626 sister-in-law Maria de Meij (1626-1676) baptized in Nieuwe Kerk
July 31, 1627 great-grandmother Neeltje Jans Hogenhouck buried in Oude Kerk
May 11, 1628 sister Neeltje Philips Leeuwenhoek (1628-1650) baptized in Nieuwe Kerk
May 30, 1628 cousin Geertruijt Huijchs Leeuwenhoek (1628-1684) baptized
December 20, 1629 wife Barbara de Meij (1629-1666) baptized in Nieuwe Kerk
April 1, 1630 sister Maria Philips Leeuwenhoek (1630- before 1643) baptized in Nieuwe Kerk
April 10, 1630 in-laws Johannes Swalmius and Margriete Uuytenbroucx married
November 23, 1630 uncle Cornelis Jacobs van den Berch married Elisabeth Heyndrics van Waert.
January 1, 1631 brother-in-law Adriaan Johannes Swalmius (1631-1667) baptized
February 13, 1631 cousin Maerten Huijchs Leeuwenhoek (1631-1694) baptized
May 18, 1631 mentor Cornelis 's Gravesande baptized
November 21, 1631 step-grandmother Agniesgen Bastiaens buried in Nieuwe Kerk