Dirk de Graaff

1902–1985 (Age 83)
's-Hertogenbosch, North Brabant, Netherlands

The Life of Dirk

When Dirk de Graaff was born on 2 January 1902, in 's-Hertogenbosch, North Brabant, Netherlands, his father, Arie de Graaff, was 33 and his mother, Wilhelmina van der Mark, was 28. He married Hendrika Grootenboer on 11 September 1929, in The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands. He died on 16 February 1985, in Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Dirk de Graaff
1902–1985
Hendrika Grootenboer
1908–
Marriage: 11 September 1929

Spouse and Children

    Male1902–1985Male

    Hendrika Grootenboer

    Female1908–Female

MARRIAGE
11 September 1929
The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings

    Arie de Graaff

    Male1868–1937Male

    Wilhelmina van der Mark

    Female1873–1902Female

siblings

(4)

    Female1896–1961Female

    Hermanus de Graaff

    Male1898–Male

    Johanna de Graaff

    Female1899–Female

    Male1902–1985Male

World Events (8)

1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 2

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.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 12

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.
1928

Age 26

Amsterdam, Netherlands hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Dirk de Graaff, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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