Dingeman van Gilst

1891–1959 (Age 67)
Bruinisse, Zeeland, Netherlands

The Life of Dingeman

When Dingeman van Gilst was born on 18 August 1891, in Bruinisse, Zeeland, Netherlands, his father, Pieter van Gilst, was 26 and his mother, Willemina van den Berge, was 26. He married Johanna Klazina Borsboom on 4 January 1922, in Holland, Netherlands. He died on 28 June 1959, in Rotterdam, Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 67.

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Dingeman van Gilst
Johanna Klazina Borsboom
Marriage: 4 January 1922

Spouse & Children

4 January 1922
Holland, Netherlands

Parents & Siblings

  • Pieter van Gilst


  • Willemina van den Berge




World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 8

The Hague Peace Convention was a series conferences that produced treaties and declarations. The convention took place in Hague, Netherlands. The conferences were among the first formal statements of the laws of war and war crimes in secular international law.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 13

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.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 23

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

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

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