Willem Vetman

24 March 1865–before 1906 (Age 40)
Landsmeer, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Willem

When Willem Vetman was born on 24 March 1865, in Landsmeer, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Dirk Vetman, was 38 and his mother, Aagje Hulleman, was 38. He married Krijntje Van Leeuwen on 6 May 1891, in Holland, Netherlands. He died before 1906, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Willem Vetman
1865–before 1906
Krijntje Van Leeuwen
Marriage: 6 May 1891

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 May 1891Holland, Netherlands
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (6)

    1870 · Amstel Brewery
    Age 5
    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 8
    The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.
    Age 25
    Death by suicide of van Gogh.

    Name Meaning

    Polish, Ukrainian, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from Polish and Ukrainian hetman ‘military leader’ (a derivative of German Hauptmann; see Hauptmann ), a status name for a military officer or for the elected leader of a community. In many cases, it was applied as a nickname. As a Jewish name it is generally artificial; the literal sense ‘military leader’ never applies. Compare Getman .In some cases possibly also an Americanized form of German Hettmann (see Hettman ), a cognate of 1 above.

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Willem Vetman - Government record: birth-name: Willem Vetman
    • Willem Vetman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
    • Willem Vetman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"

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