Cornelis Adriaan van Gilst

1907–1971 (Age 64)
Bruinisse, Zeeland, Netherlands

The Life of Cornelis Adriaan

Cornelis Adriaan van Gilst was born on 1 February 1907, in Bruinisse, Zeeland, Netherlands as the son of Adriaan Cornelis van Gilst and Jannetje Padmos. He married Jozina Leendrina Westdorp on 28 April 1939, in Bruinisse, Zeeland, Netherlands. He died on 2 July 1971, at the age of 64.

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Cornelis Adriaan van Gilst
Jozina Leendrina Westdorp
Marriage: 28 April 1939

Spouse & Children

28 April 1939
Bruinisse, Zeeland, Netherlands

Parents & Siblings

  • Adriaan Cornelis van Gilst


  • Jannetje Padmos




World Events (3)

1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 7

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

Age 10

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

Age 15

Dutch women get the vote.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

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