Hendrikus Gerardus van Melis

–29 January 1985

The Life of Hendrikus Gerardus

Hendrikus Gerardus van Melis married Johanna Maria van Bussel on 27 April 1942, in Someren, North Brabant, Netherlands. He died on 29 January 1985, in Netherlands.

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Hendrikus Gerardus van Melis
Johanna Maria van Bussel
Marriage: 27 April 1942

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27 April 1942
Someren, North Brabant, Netherlands

World Events (3)

1870 · Amstel Brewery

Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.

The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.
1873 · Holland America Line

Holland America Line originally headquartered in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands was founded in 1873. It has since moved to Seattle, Washington. It is now part of the Carnival Cruise Line.

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 .

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

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