FANDOM


Hendrikje Smit-Meijering
HendrikjeSmitMeijering
Hendrikje Smit-Meijering baptising her great-great-grandchild Richard on 9 November 1958.
Centenarian

Hendrikje "Hinderkien" Smit-Meijering (7 November 1853 - 14 January 1961) was the oldest living person in The Netherlands, following the death of 109-year-old Willem "Wilhelminus" Kostering on 9 December 1960.

Biography

Hendrikje Smit-Meijering was born in Dalen, The Netherlands, on 7 November 1853 to parents Harm Meijering and Albertje Brinks. She married Jans Smit in Emmen, Drenthe, on 27 March 1874 at the age of 20 years, with whom she would have two boys; Jannes and Harm Smit. On 9 November 1958, the Polygoon-Profilti (a Dutch newsreel) made an item about her baptising her great-great-grandchild Richard. It was one of the rare moments at the time that five genartions in The Netherlands were all alive.

Mrs. Smit-Meijering passed away in Ter Apel, Groningen, The Netherlands, on 14 January 1961 at the age of 107 years, 68 days.

References


Netherlands's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • TE)

Christina Karnebeek-Backs • Wilhelminus Kostering • Hendrikje Smit-Meijering • Maria Hund-Smit • Kiet Portier-Tan • Marianna Kors-Dikker • Johanna de Bree-Meijer • Johanna Pouwaart-Ratelband • Betje Comijs-Cicero • Reinskjen Pruiksma-Bakker • Henri van Dooren • Cornelis Bredijk • Elisabeth Weddige-Tedsen • Elisabeth van der Burg-Leusveld • Johanna Leeuwenburg-HordijkCornelia la Fors-van Geel • Gerarda Hurenkamp-Bosgoed • Wilhelmina CammelPetronella Ribbens-Verstallen • Frederika van Asselt-Benkemper • Margaretha Eijken • Christina van Druten-Hoogakker • Jan Machiel Reyskens • Trijntje Jansma-BoskmaJohanna Zandstra-Giezen • Ann Flower • Johanna van Dommelen-Hamer • Cornelia Hendrikse-Maas • Geertje Roelinga-de Groot • Catharina van Dam-GroeneveldHendrikje van Andel-Schipper • Alexandrina van Donkelaar-Vink • Grietje Jansen-Anker • Bertha van Hasselt • Wijtske van Dijk-Meindersma • Geertruida DraaismaCornelis Geurtz • Egbertje Leutscher-de Vries • Nelly de Vries-Lammerts • Geertje Kuijntjes

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.