Wouter Gijsbertus van Kooij

Brief Life History of Wouter Gijsbertus

When Wouter Gijsbertus van Kooij was born on 20 January 1913, in Werkendam, Brabant, Netherlands, his father, Wouter van Kooij, was 43 and his mother, Gerrigje van Laren, was 27. He married Govertje Visser in November 1950, in Werkendam, Brabant, Netherlands. He died on 15 September 1986, in his hometown, at the age of 73.

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Wouter Gijsbertus van Kooij
Govertje Visser
Marriage: November 1950

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    1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

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


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

    1934 · Jordanians Revolt in Amsterdam

    July 4, 1934, Jordanians in Amsterdam revolted because of reduction in employment.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

    Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

    Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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