Gerritje Gielen

17 March 1771–14 January 1834
Putten, Gelderland, Netherlands

The Life of Gerritje

When Gerritje Gielen was christened on 17 March 1771, in Putten, Gelderland, Netherlands, her father, Giel Gerritse, was 32 and her mother, Cornelisje Cosijns, was 31. She married Aalt Aarendse on 2 September 1787, in Putten, Gelderland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 10 daughters. She was buried in Harderwijk, Gelderland, Netherlands.

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Family Time Line

Aalt Aarendse
1765–1826
Gerritje Gielen
1771–1834
Marriage: 2 September 1787
Wouter Aaltsen
1760–
Beertje Aaltsen
1762–
Wouter Aaltsen
1765–1830
Maria Arends
1788–
Maria Aaltsen
1790–
Chiel Arendsen
1792–
Knelisie Aaltsen
1794–
Cornelia Arendsen
1795–1870
Knelisje Arendse
1796–
Willem Arendsen
1798–
Willem Arendse
1801–1880
Jacoba Arentzen
1805–
Gerritje Aarendse
1808–1808
Gerritje Arentsen
1809–1879
Daniel Arendsen
1813–1815
Evertjen Aaltsen
1816–

Spouse and Children

    Aalt Aarendse

    Male1765–1826Male

    Female1771–1834Female

MARRIAGE
2 September 1787
Putten, Gelderland, Netherlands
children

(16)

    Wouter Aaltsen

    Male1760–Male

    Beertje Aaltsen

    Female1762–Female

    Wouter Aaltsen

    Male1765–1830Male

    Maria Arends

    Female1788–Female

    Maria Aaltsen

    Female1790–Female

+11 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1780

A four year war with England was fought.
1788

An alliance between Britain, Prussia and the Netherlands was ratified at the Hague.
1793

France declared war on Britain and the Netherlands.

Name Meaning

Polish (Bieleń): nickname for a person with white or fair hair or a pale complexion, from a derivative of biały ‘white’. Compare Biel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Gerritje Gielen in entry for Gerritje Arentsen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Gerritje Gielen in entry for Daniel Arendsen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Grietje Gielen in entry for Willem Arentse and Janna Willemsen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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