Gerrit Bergman

Male12 May 1819–

Brief Life History of Gerrit

When Gerrit Bergman was born on 12 May 1819, in Lisse, South Holland, Netherlands, his father, Cornelis Cees Bergman, was 41 and his mother, Petronella van Graaven, was 43.

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Family Time Line

Cornelis Cees Bergman
1778–1852
Petronella van Graaven
1776–1886
Marijtje Bergman
1809–1874
Marijtje Bergman
1813–1876
Cornelis Bergman
1814–1879
Adriana Bergman
1815–1816
Adriana Bergman
1817–
Ariaantje Bergman
1818–1829
Gerrit Bergman
1819–

Sources (3)

  • Gerrit Bergman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Gerrit Bergman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Gerrit Bergman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (7)

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World Events (3)

1830

Age 11

Belgium rebelled against Netherlands.

1840

Age 21

Established 1840 (split-up of Holland).

1853

Age 34

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental or topographic name from berg ‘mountain, hill’ + man ‘man’, or a habitational name for someone from a place named with the word berg. The surname, which is also found in Finland, may also be of German (compare 3 below) or Dutch (see 2 below) origin.

Dutch: topographic name denoting an upland dweller, from berg (see Berg ) ‘mountain, hill’ + man ‘man’.

Altered form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Bergmann . This form of the surname is also found in Czechia, Poland, and some other European countries.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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