Leendert Bakker was born 6 August 1825 in Alkemade, South Holland, Netherlands to Jan Bakker (1780-1837) and Jannetje van Diemen (1776-1833) and died 16 June 1866 Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands of unspecified causes. He married Gerarda van Steen (1822-1893) 25 April 1849 in Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands.

Early Life

Leendert Bakker was born at 4 am on 6 August 1825 in Alkemade, a municipality in South Holland. His parents were Jan Bakker, a gardener and Jannetje van Diemen. In addition to Leendert, their children were Klaas, Johannes (died in infancy), Johannes, Jan, Nicolaas, Antje and Pieter. Leendert was the youngest.


Leendert married Gerarda van Steen at 9:15 in the morning of 25 April 1849 in Leiden, South Holland. Gerarda was three years Leendert's senior. They had eight children: Johanna (died in infancy), Johannes, Johanna, Maria, Leonardus, Petrus, Agatha and Jacoba.


Offspring of Leendert Bakker and Gerarda van Steen (1822-1893)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Johanna Gerarda Bakker (1850-1850)
Johannes Cornelis Bakker (1851-) 18 August 1851 Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands 29 January 1930 Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands Johanna Magdalena Foppen (1850-1907)
Johanna Cornelia Bakker (1854-1888) 20 September 1854 Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands 5 October 1888 Warmond, South Holland, Netherlands Hendrikus Elfering (1847-)
Maria Cornelia Bakker (1856-1932) 19 April 1856 Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands 25 January 1932 Warmond, South Holland, Netherlands Cornelius van Velzen (1854-1936)
Leonardus Gerardus Bakker (1858-1945) 19 February 1858 Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands 16 June 1945 Hillegom, South Holland, Netherlands Antonia Burgers (c1856-) Catharina Paardekooper Antonia Burgers (c1856-) Catharina Paardekooper Anna Maria Does (c1861-1951)
Petrus Bakker (1859-1940) 14 November 1859 Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands 22 October 1940 Heemstede, North Holland, Netherlands Geertrudis Meskers (1860-)
Agatha Clasina Bakker (1861-1864)
Jacoba Johanna Bakker (1864-)


Based on his children's birth records, Leendert was a milk seller. By his death Leendert was a milkman.


Leendert Bakker died at 4 pm on 16 June 1866 in Leiden. He was only 40. Gerarda moved to Voorhout and remarried in 1877.



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