Helena Bergman

Female20 October 1859–

Brief Life History of Helena

When Helena Bergman was born on 20 October 1859, in Bloemendaal, North Holland, Netherlands, her father, Pieter Bergman, was 31 and her mother, Anna Engelina Jansen, was 25. She married Weijert Klaver on 5 February 1896, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Weijert Klaver
Helena Bergman
Marriage: 5 February 1896
Johannes Weijert Klaver
Helena Johanna Klaver
Helena Johanna Klaver

Sources (8)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Helena Bergman - Published information: birth-name: Helena Bergman
  • Helena Bergmans in entry for Johannes Weijert Klaver, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950"
  • Helena Bergman in entry for Helena Johanna Klaver, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 February 1896Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.

    1870 · Amstel Brewery

    Age 11

    Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.


    Age 31

    Death by suicide of 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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