Dirk Mosman

4 August 1847–
Enschede, Overijssel, Netherlands

The Life of Dirk

Dirk Mosman was born on 4 August 1847, in Enschede, Overijssel, Netherlands.

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World Events (3)


Age 6

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

Age 16

The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.
1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 23

Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: variant of Mossman .2 Swiss German (Mosmann): see Mossman .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dirk Mosman in entry for Johannes Franciscus Mosman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Dirk Morsman in entry for Maria Anna Catharina Nunning, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Dirk Mosman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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