Gerret Derk ( Dirk) Pel

5 May 1917–24 June 1995 (Age 78)
Velsen-Noord, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Gerret Derk ( Dirk)

When Gerret Derk ( Dirk) Pel was born on 5 May 1917, in Velsen-Noord, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Jan Pel, was 39 and his mother, Lijntje Elisabeth Markerink, was 32. He married ? on 13 May 1942, in Velsen-Zuid, North Holland, Netherlands. He died on 24 June 1995, in Heemskerk, North Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 78, and was buried in Heemskerk, North Holland, Netherlands.

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Family Time Line

Gerret Derk ( Dirk) Pel
1917–1995
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Marriage: 13 May 1942

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 May 1942
Velsen-Zuid, North Holland, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings

    Jan Pel

    Male1877–1963Male

    Lijntje Elisabeth Markerink

    Female1884–1958Female

siblings

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World Events (7)

1922

Age 5

Dutch women get the vote.
1928

Age 11

Amsterdam, Netherlands hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1939

Age 22

WWII. At the outbreak of World War II, the Netherlands declares its neutrality.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: nickname for a handsome man (perhaps also ironically for an ugly one), from Old French beu, bel ‘fair’, ‘lovely’ (Late Latin bellus).2 Hungarian (Bél): from the old secular Hungarian name Bél, or alternatively from bél ‘internal part’, probably an occupational name for a servant who worked in the household.3 Czech (Běl) from Czech bílý ‘white’.

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

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  • Gerret Derk Pel, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"

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