Willem van Dorland

5 November 1769–4 May 1834
Neder-Betuwe, Gelderland, Netherlands

The Life of Willem

When Willem van Dorland was christened on 5 November 1769, in Neder-Betuwe, Gelderland, Netherlands, his father, Claas van Dorland, was 33 and his mother, Cathrina Willemse Bosch, was 34. He married Geertruij Vermeer on 9 December 1792, in Neder-Betuwe, Gelderland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 4 May 1834, in Kesteren, Gelderland, Netherlands, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Willem van Dorland
1769–1834
Geertruij Vermeer
1768–1835
Marriage: 9 December 1792
Catharina van Dorland
1796–1855
Neeltje van Dorland
1799–
Arnoldus van Dorland
1800–1862
Klaas van Dorland
1803–1875
Gerrit van Dorland
1806–1833
Neeltje van Dorland
1808–1864

Spouse and Children

    Male1769–1834Male

    Geertruij Vermeer

    Female1768–1835Female

MARRIAGE
9 December 1792
Neder-Betuwe, Gelderland, Netherlands
children

(6)

    Catharina van Dorland

    Female1796–1855Female

    Neeltje van Dorland

    Female1799–Female

    Arnoldus van Dorland

    Male1800–1862Male

    Klaas van Dorland

    Male1803–1875Male

    Gerrit van Dorland

    Male1806–1833Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Claas van Dorland

    Male1736–Male

    Cathrina Willemse Bosch

    Female1735–Female

siblings

(5)

    Jenneke van Dorland

    Female1762–Female

    Jan van Dorland

    Male1763–Male

    Willemijn van Dorland

    Female1766–Female

    Willemijn van Dorlandt

    Female1766–Female

    Male1769–1834Male

World Events (6)

1780

A four year war with England was fought.
1788

An alliance between Britain, Prussia and the Netherlands was ratified at the Hague.
1793

France declared war on Britain and the Netherlands.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Willem van Dorland in entry for Neeltje van Dorland, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Willem van Dorland in entry for Catharina van Dorland, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Willem van Dorland in entry for Gerrit van Dorland, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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