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
Cornelia " Nellie" Beckert
Marriage: 7 September 1905
Johanna Geertruida Elisabeth Scheeres
Pim Scheeres

Spouse and Children

7 September 1905
Velsen, North Holland, Netherlands


Parents and Siblings



    Jacob Willem Scheeres


    Marie Jacoba Scheeres


    Anna Christina Scheeres



    Elisabeth Christina Johanna


+7 More Children

World Events (8)


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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