Metje Gidding

Female22 May 1909–7 November 1944

Brief Life History of Metje

When Metje Gidding was born on 22 May 1909, in Herveld, Valburg, Gelderland, Netherlands, her father, Arend Gidding, was 33 and her mother, Fokje Kooistra, was 29. She married Johannes Wilhelmus Bolte about 1928, in Renkum, Gelderland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 7 November 1944, in Ermelo, Gelderland, Netherlands, at the age of 35.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Wilhelmus Bolte
Metje Gidding
Marriage: about 1928
Frederik Willem Bolte
Arend Johannes Bolte
Johannes Wilhelmus Bolte
Fokje Anna Catharina Bolte

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  • Johanna Wilhelmina Braakman in the Netherlands, Death Index, 1795-1965

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1928Renkum, Gelderland, Netherlands
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (7)

    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.


    Age 13

    Dutch women get the vote.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): variant of Giddens .

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

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