Marten de Weerd

10 September 1885–6 February 1945 (Age 59)
Weststellingwerf, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Marten

When Marten de Weerd was born on 10 September 1885, in Weststellingwerf, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Egbert De Weerd, was 28 and his mother, Hiltje Akkerman, was 29. He married Femmigje Seinen on 10 October 1910, in Sneek, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 6 February 1945, at the age of 59.

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Marten de Weerd
Femmigje Seinen
Marriage: 10 October 1910
Luchien de Weerd
Martha de Weerd

Spouse and Children

10 October 1910
Sneek, Friesland, Netherlands


Parents and Siblings

    Egbert De Weerd


    Hiltje Akkerman




World Events (8)


Age 5

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

Age 5

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.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 19

Two skeletons were found next to each other in Drenthe, Netherlands. The skeletons were dated back to between 160 BC and 220 AD. One of the skeletons was thought to be a female and the other a male so scientists called them the Weerdinge couple or Mr. and Mrs. Veenstra. It was determined that both skeletons were men and the name was changed to Weerdinge Men.

Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

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