Grietje van Hoorn

1879–1959 (Age 79)
't Zand, Zeeland, Netherlands

The Life of Grietje

When Grietje van Hoorn was born on 29 July 1879, in 't Zand, Zeeland, Netherlands, her father, Manuel van Hoorn, was 28 and her mother, Hendel Abraham Meijer, was 27. She married Jacob Izaak Bamberg on 6 May 1910. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 2 March 1959, in The Hague, Hollande, Netherlands, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Grietje van Hoorn
Jacob Izaak Bamberg
Marriage: 6 May 1910
Anna Hendelina Bamberg
Emanuël Bamberg

Spouse & Children

6 May 1910


  • Anna Hendelina Bamberg


  • Emanuël Bamberg


Parents & Siblings

  • Manuel van Hoorn


  • Hendel Abraham Meijer




  • Female1879–1959Female

  • Abraham Manuel van Hoorn


  • Rozette Van Hoorn


  • Rosette van Hoorn


  • Jacob van Hoorn


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 11

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

Age 11

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 25

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

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Grietje van Hoorn, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Grietje van Hoorn in entry for Emanuël Bamberg, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Grietje van Hoorn in entry for Anna Hendelina Bamberg, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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