Dirk Visser

1909–1975 (Age 65)
Oude Bildtdijk, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Dirk

When Dirk Visser was born on 10 August 1909, in Oude Bildtdijk, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Wiebe Jeltes Visser, was 35 and his mother, Jiskje Wiersma, was 30. He lived in Alberta, Canada in 1916. He died on 23 January 1975, in Vega, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 65.

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Dirk Visser
Katharine Wierenga

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  • Katharine Wierenga


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World Events (8)

1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 5

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.

Age 8

WWI. Despite Dutch neutrality in World War I (1914-18), the Netherlands suffers from severe food shortages, triggering street riots.

Age 19

Amsterdam, Netherlands hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of Fischer .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Dirk Fischer in household of Fischer Webs, "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1916"
  • Dick Visser in entry for Wybe J Visser, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"
  • Dirk Visser, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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