Dirk Visser

1886–1951 (Age 64)
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States

The Life of Dirk

When Dirk Visser was born on 21 December 1886, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, his father, Roelf Visser, was 45 and his mother, Greitje Broekema, was 30. He married Fredrika de Haan on 21 June 1939, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States. He lived in Plainfield Township, Kent, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died on 12 November 1951, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Dirk Visser
Fredrika de Haan
Marriage: 21 June 1939

Spouse & Children

  • Male1886–1951Male

  • Fredrika de Haan


21 June 1939
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Roelf Visser


  • Greitje Broekema




  • Female1873–1949Female

  • Kate Visser


  • Essie Vissen


  • Isaac Visser


  • Risje Visser


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 1

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Age 18

St. Louis, Missouri, United States 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)

  • Dick Vissers in household of Margaret Vissers, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Dirck Visser in household of Roellof Visser, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Derk Or Dick Visser, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"

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