Maaike van Dieren

22 March 1880–4 October 1953 (Age 73)
Lexmond, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Maaike

When Maaike van Dieren was born on 22 March 1880, in Lexmond, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Jakobus van Dieren, was 42 and her mother, Merrigje de Vor, was 35. She married Gerrit Bassa on 23 January 1908, in Lexmond, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 4 October 1953, in her hometown, at the age of 73.

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Gerrit Bassa
Maaike van Dieren
Marriage: 23 January 1908
Jan Bassa
Merrigje Bassa
Jacobus Bassa

Spouse and Children

23 January 1908
Lexmond, South Holland, Netherlands


    Jan Bassa


    Merrigje Bassa


    Jacobus Bassa


Parents and Siblings

    Jakobus van Dieren


    Merrigje de Vor




+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 10

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands

Age 10

Luxembourg had gained their independence in 1867, but they were still under the possession of the kings of the Netherlands until William III died and the grand duchy passed to the House of Nassau-Weilburg.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 24

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.

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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