Willem George Scheeres

about 1882–27 August 1971 (Age 89)
Velsen, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Willem George

When Willem George Scheeres was born about 1882, in Velsen, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Jacob Scheeres, was 41 and his mother, Johanna Geertruida Elisabeth Rikkert, was 35. He married Cornelia " Nellie" Beckert on 7 September 1905, in Velsen, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1902. He died on 27 August 1971, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Willem George Scheeres
1882–1971
Cornelia " Nellie" Beckert
1884–
Marriage: 7 September 1905
Johanna Geertruida Elisabeth Scheeres
1907–1978
Pim Scheeres
1908–1989

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 September 1905
Velsen, North Holland, Netherlands
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Jacob Willem Scheeres

    Male1868–1868Male

    Marie Jacoba Scheeres

    Female1869–1875Female

    Anna Christina Scheeres

    Female1870–1872Female

    Male1872–1955Male

    Elisabeth Christina Johanna

    Female1873–1875Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1890

Age 8

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

Age 8

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.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 32

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

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: occupational name for a cutter (of hair, cloth, etc.), Middle High German scherer, Middle Dutch sc(h)errer.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Willem George Scheeres, „Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Public Records“
  • Willem George Scheeres in entry for Reinier Vedder and Johanna Geertruida Elisabeth Scheeres, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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