Elisabeth Hamer

24 April 1909–23 March 1996 (Age 86)
Zwolle, Overijssel, Netherlands

The Life of Elisabeth

Elisabeth Hamer was born on 24 April 1909, in Zwolle, Overijssel, Netherlands. She married Piebe Vos on 24 October 1928, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. She died on 23 March 1996, at the age of 86.

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Piebe Vos
Elisabeth Hamer
Marriage: 24 October 1928

Spouse and Children

24 October 1928
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

World Events (8)

1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 5

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

Age 8

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

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Hamer, from Old English hamor ‘rock’, ‘crag’.2 English: possibly a metonymic occupational name for a smith or for a maker or seller of hammers, Middle English hamer (Old English hamor), or a habitational name for someone living at an inn or shop distinguished by the sign of a hammer.3 Dutch: from hamer ‘hammer’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of hammers or a user of a hammer, for example a blacksmith.

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

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