Gerrit Achterberg

1734–
Netherlands

The Life of Gerrit

Gerrit Achterberg was born in 1734, in Netherlands. He married Eva Vrielink on 30 March 1755, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in his hometown.

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Family Time Line

Gerrit Achterberg
1734–
Eva Vrielink
1739–
Marriage: 30 March 1755
Trijntje Agterberg
1759–
Wouter Achterberg
1761–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 March 1755
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
children

(2)

    Trijntje Agterberg

    Female1759–Female

    Wouter Achterberg

    Male1761–Male

World Events (7)

1745

Age 11

England, Austria, Saxony and the Netherlands formed an alliance against Russia.
1780

Age 46

A four year war with England was fought.
1788

Age 54

An alliance between Britain, Prussia and the Netherlands was ratified at the Hague.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: topographic name for someone who lived ‘behind the hill’, from Dutch and Low German achter ‘behind’, ‘in back of’ + berg ‘hill’, ‘mountain’. In some cases the Dutch surname is a habitational name from any of various places so named in the Netherlands and Belgium.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Gerrit Achterberg in entry for Wouter Achterberg, "Netherlands Births and Baptisms, 1564-1910"
  • Gerrit Agterberg in entry for Wouter Agterberg and Antje Jans Attinga, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Gerrit Agterberg, "Netherlands, Marriages, 1565-1892"

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