Arina Geertruida Van Driel

1883–5 July 1921 (Age 38)
Putten, Gelderland, Netherlands

The Life of Arina Geertruida

Arina Geertruida Van Driel was born in 1883, in Putten, Gelderland, Netherlands as the daughter of Arie Van Driel and Jannetje Uitterlinden. She married Gerrit van Woerkom on 18 April 1906, in Holland, Netherlands. She died on 5 July 1921, in Haarlem, North Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 38.

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Family Time Line

Gerrit van Woerkom
Arina Geertruida Van Driel
Marriage: 18 April 1906
Arie Adrianus van Woerkom

Spouse and Children

18 April 1906
Holland, Netherlands


    Arie Adrianus van Woerkom


Parents and Siblings

    Arie Van Driel


    Jannetje Uitterlinden




World Events (6)


Age 7

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands

Age 7

Luxembourg had gained their independence in 1867, but they were still under the possession of the kings of the Netherlands until William III died and the grand duchy passed to the House of Nassau-Weilburg.
1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 16

The Hague Peace Convention was a series conferences that produced treaties and declarations. The convention took place in Hague, Netherlands. The conferences were among the first formal statements of the laws of war and war crimes in secular international law.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Arina Geertruida Van Driel, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Arina Geertruida van Driel in entry for Arie Adrianus van Woerkom and Henriëtte Allegonda Mathea van Buel, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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