Willem Vetman

about 1744–6 January 1829 (Age 85)
Twisk, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Willem

When Willem Vetman was born about 1744, his father, Dirk Vetman, was 44 and his mother, Aaltje Cornelis Eijndemans, was 44. He married Aaltje Pieters Bregger on 21 March 1773, in Abbekerk, North Holland, Netherlands. He died on 6 January 1829, in Twisk, North Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Willem Vetman
Intje Schermer
Marriage: 21 March 1824
Dirk Vetman
Cornelis Vetman

Spouse and Children

21 March 1824
Twisk, North Holland, Netherlands



    Cornelis Vetman


Parents and Siblings

    Dirk Vetman


    Aaltje Cornelis Eijndemans




World Events (7)


Age 1

England, Austria, Saxony and the Netherlands formed an alliance against Russia.

Age 36

A four year war with England was fought.

Age 44

An alliance between Britain, Prussia and the Netherlands was ratified at the Hague.

Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus and Ukraine): nickname from Russian getman ‘Cossack chief’, Polish hetman. See Hetman .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Willem Vetman in entry for Aaltje Pieters Bregger, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Willem Vetman, "Netherlands Marriages, 1565-1892"
  • Willem Vetman in entry for Cornelis Vetman and Trijntje Meijer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"

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