Geeske Frederika Rom

29 October 1906–3 February 1994 (Age 87)
Akersloot, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Geeske Frederika

When Geeske Frederika Rom was born on 29 October 1906, in Akersloot, North Holland, Netherlands, her father, Jan Willem Rom, was 27 and her mother, Cornelia Lavell, was 26. She married Blazius Blok on 12 October 1933. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 3 February 1994, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Blazius Blok
Geeske Frederika Rom
Marriage: 12 October 1933
Cornelia Blok
Jan Willem Blok

Spouse and Children

12 October 1933
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    Cornelia Blok


    Jan Willem Blok


Parents and Siblings


    Cornelia Lavell




World Events (8)

1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 8

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

Age 11

WWI. Despite Dutch neutrality in World War I (1914-18), the Netherlands suffers from severe food shortages, triggering street riots.
1934 · Jordanians Revolt in Amsterdam

Age 28

July 4, 1934, Jordanians in Amsterdam revolted because of reduction in employment.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: variant of Rome .2 Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): acronymic name of uncertain derivation.3 German: from a place name in Pomerania.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Geeske Frederika Rom in entry for Cornelia Blok, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"

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