Helana Maria Water

1901–1948 (Age 47)
Zaandam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Helana Maria

When Helana Maria Water was born on 7 June 1901, in Zaandam, North Holland, Netherlands, her father, Jan Water, was 29 and her mother, Marijtje Janneman, was 28. She married Jan Jacob Renikus Hermanides about 1931, in Zaandam, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 29 June 1948, in her hometown, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Jan Jacob Renikus Hermanides
1889–1968
Helana Maria Water
1901–1948
Marriage: about 1931
Ijda Hermanides
1933–2004

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1931
Zaandam, North Holland, Netherlands
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

    Douwe Pieter Water

    Male1896–1914Male

    Female1901–1948Female

World Events (7)

1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 3

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.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 13

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.
1917

Age 16

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

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Walter , representing the normal medieval pronunciation of the name.2 English and German (Rhineland): topographic name for someone who lived by a stretch of water, Middle English, Low German water.3 Irish: adopted as an English translation of Gaelic Ó Fuartháin ( see Foran ), being wrongly taken as Ó Fuaruisce ‘son of cold water’.

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

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