Metje Gidding

22 May 1909–7 November 1944 (Age 35)
Valburg, Gelderland, Netherlands

The Life of Metje

When Metje Gidding was born on 22 May 1909, in 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
1897–1944
Metje Gidding
1909–1944
Marriage: about 1928
Frederik Willem Bolte
1930–1944
Arend Johannes Bolte
1932–1944
Johannes Wilhelmus Bolte
1935–1944
Fokje Anna Catharina Bolte
1942–1944

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1928
Renkum, Gelderland, Netherlands
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Peter Gidding

    Male1901–Male

    Peter Gidding

    Male1901–Male

    Anna Catharina Gidding

    Female1903–1904Female

    Antje Gidding

    Female1903–Female

    Female1909–1944Female

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.
1917

Age 8

WWI. Despite Dutch neutrality in World War I (1914-18), the Netherlands suffers from severe food shortages, triggering street riots.
1922

Age 13

Dutch women get the vote.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a group of villages near Huntingdon, called Great, Little, and Steeple Gidding, named from Old English Gyddingas ‘people of Gydda’, a personal name of uncertain origin.

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

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Sources (1)

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

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