Cornelis Adrianus van der Geer

19 February 1897–
Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Cornelis Adrianus

When Cornelis Adrianus van der Geer was born on 19 February 1897, in Holland, Netherlands, his father, Pieter van der Geer, was 28 and his mother, Maria Anna van Diemen, was 27. He married Maria Catharina van Buitenen on 28 September 1921, in Delft, South Holland, Netherlands.

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Cornelis Adrianus van der Geer
Maria Catharina van Buitenen
Marriage: 28 September 1921
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28 September 1921
Delft, South Holland, Netherlands


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World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 2

The Hague Peace Convention was a series conferences that produced treaties and declarations. The convention took place in Hague, Netherlands. The conferences were among the first formal statements of the laws of war and war crimes in secular international law.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 7

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.

Age 31

Amsterdam, Netherlands hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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)

  • Cornelis Adrianus van der Geer in entry for van der Geer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Cornelis Adrianus van der Geer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Cornelis Adrianus van der Geer in entry for van der Geer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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