Tombstone Tuesday: Smits children
A child's grave with two children: Tonnij Smits, born 20 October 1944, died 12 May 1945, and Jantje Smits, born 1 October 1949, died 11 November 1949.
Their death records are on Genlias, the Dutch BMD database:
Antonius Petrus Paulus Smits, child of Petrus Bernardus Antonius Smits and Johanna Maria Schalkse, died, six months old, on 12 May 1945 in Utrecht. Tonnij is a short form of Antonius (though the spellings Tony and Tonnie are more common).
Johanna Henricus Antonius Smits, child of Petrus Bernardus Antonius Smits and Johanna Maria Schalkse, died, six weeks old, on 11 November 1949 in Breukelen. Jantje is a common short form of Johanna.
Photo by the author. Breukelen cemetery, prov. Utrecht.