Dingeman van Gils

1 April 1845–2 April 1878 (Age 33)
Fijnaart en Heijningen, North Brabant, Netherlands

The Life of Dingeman

When Dingeman van Gils was born on 1 April 1845, in Fijnaart en Heijningen, North Brabant, Netherlands, his father, Martinus van Gils, was 35 and his mother, Hendrika Nootenboom, was 30. He married Elisabeth Wilhelmina van Gastel on 5 February 1875, in Zevenbergen, North Brabant, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 2 April 1878, in Zevenbergen, North Brabant, Netherlands, at the age of 33.

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Dingeman van Gils
Elisabeth Wilhelmina van Gastel
Marriage: 5 February 1875
Hendrika Dimphna Maria van Gils
Johanna cornelia van Gils
Dingeman Martinus van Gils

Spouse and Children

5 February 1875
Zevenbergen, North Brabant, Netherlands


    Hendrika Dimphna Maria van Gils


    Johanna cornelia van Gils



Parents and Siblings




    Dimphema Jacoba van Gils


    Willemjina van Gils



    Dimphema Jacoba van Gils


+3 More Children

World Events (5)


Age 8

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

Age 18

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

Age 25

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)

  • Dingeman van Gils, „Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000“
  • Dingeman van Gils, „Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000“
  • Dingeman van Gils im Eintrag für Elisabeth Wilhelmina van Gastel, „Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000“

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