Maria Wilhelmina Christina Philippens

10 August 1898–21 January 1980 (Age 81)
Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Maria Wilhelmina Christina

When Maria Wilhelmina Christina Philippens was born on 10 August 1898, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Carel George Frederik Philippens, was 25 and her mother, Maria Johanna Helena Rietmeijer, was 22. She married Simon Rotsteeg on 29 June 1921, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands. She died on 21 January 1980, at the age of 81.

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Simon Rotsteeg
Maria Wilhelmina Christina Philippens
Marriage: 29 June 1921

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 June 1921Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands
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    World Events (8)

    1899 · Hague Peace Convention
    Age 1
    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.
    1913 · Rotterdam School of Commerce opens
    Age 15
    Founded in 1913 by some of Rotterdam's most prominent entrepreneurs, the Netherlands School of Commerce received almost unanimous support from the local business community. It would be rebranded in 1973 as Erasmus University.
    Age 24
    Dutch women get the vote.

    Name Meaning

    A name derived from Mapia, one of the Greek forms of Miriam. Maria is found as a male name as well as a female name. Viscount Montague, of Cowdray, Sussex, who succeeded to the title as second viscount, was christened Anthony Maria Browne. In Camden's Remains (p. 44), referred to in Delicie Literarise, occurs Thomas Maria Wingfield; and there was also a Sir Edward Maria Wingfield. The name appears to have been adopted in the latter family from Mary, daughter of Henry VIII. Compare Notes and Queries 5th S. ii. 73, 316, 478. Marie is frequently found as a male name in France and in other parts of the Continent.

    Sources (5)

    • Maria Willemina Christina Philippens, "Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Civil Registration, 1679-1942"
    • Maria Willemina Christina Philippens, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
    • Maria Willemina Christina Philippens, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"

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