Jan van den Berge

1835–1912 (Age 77)
Haamstede, Zeeland, Netherlands

The Life of Jan

Jan van den Berge was born in 1835, in Haamstede, Zeeland, Netherlands as the son of Jacomina Rietdijk. He married Maria Tangeman on 23 February 1859, in Haamstede, Zeeland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 3 July 1912, in his hometown, at the age of 77.

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Jan van den Berge
Maria Tangeman
Marriage: 23 February 1859
Lucretia Adriana van den Berge
Cornelis van den Berge
Maria van den Berge
Willem van den Berge
Lena Johanna van den Berge
Jozina Jacoba van den Berge
Jan Marien van den Berge

Spouse and Children


    Maria Tangeman


23 February 1859
Haamstede, Zeeland, Netherlands


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacomina Rietdijk




World Events (7)


Age 18

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

Age 28

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

Age 35

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 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jan van den Berg in entry for Lucretia Adriana van den Berg, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Jan van den Berge, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Jan van den Berge in entry for Willem van den Berge and Neeltje Thijsse, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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