Hermanus Jacobus Moerman

22 November 1880–4 April 1953 (Age 72)
Willemstad, North Brabant, Netherlands

The Life of Hermanus Jacobus

When Hermanus Jacobus Moerman was born on 22 November 1880, in Willemstad, North Brabant, Netherlands, his father, Pieter Moerman, was 29 and his mother, Geertruij Voorschuur, was 27. He married Adriana Johanna De Wit on 3 May 1913, in Willemstad, North Brabant, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 4 April 1953, in his hometown, at the age of 72.

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Hermanus Jacobus Moerman
Adriana Johanna De Wit
Marriage: 3 May 1913
Adriana Johanna Moerman

Spouse and Children

3 May 1913
Willemstad, North Brabant, Netherlands


    Adriana Johanna Moerman


Parents and Siblings

    Pieter Moerman


    Geertruij Voorschuur




+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 10

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

Age 10

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.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian:1. topographic name for someone who lived in the vicinity of marshy ground, moere (related to modern Dutch moeras ‘marsh’), or a habitational name for someone from Moere in West Flanders, named with this word. 2. occupational name for someone who dug and sold peat. 3. variant of Moers .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hermanus Jacobus Moerman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Hermanus Jacobus Moerman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Jacobus Moerman in entry for Adriana Johanna Moerman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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