Willem Lambertus Cornelis van der Riet

23 January 1887–9 December 1955 (Age 68)
Breda, North Brabant, Netherlands

The Life of Willem Lambertus Cornelis

When Willem Lambertus Cornelis van der Riet was born on 23 January 1887, in Breda, North Brabant, Netherlands, his father, Leendert Adriaan Van Der Riet, was 27 and his mother, Theresia Maria Rosalia Oomes, was 28. He married Maria Jacoba Roomer on 14 October 1914, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 9 December 1955, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Willem Lambertus Cornelis van der Riet
1887–1955
Maria Jacoba Roomer
1893–1970
Marriage: 14 October 1914
NN van der Riet
1915–1915
Elisabeth Augusta Hendrica van der Riet
1916–1922
Leendert Adriaan van der Riet
1918–2008
Wilhelmus Andreas van der Riet
1919–
Maria Augusta Cornelia van der Riet
1920–
Geertruida Pietronella van der Riet
1922–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 October 1914
Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands
children

(6)

    NN van der Riet

    Female1915–1915Female

    Elisabeth Augusta Hendrica van der Riet

    Female1916–1922Female

    Leendert Adriaan van der Riet

    Male1918–2008Male

    Wilhelmus Andreas van der Riet

    Male1919–Male

    Maria Augusta Cornelia van der Riet

    Female1920–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1890

Age 3

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1898 · Witte Huis, Europe's first Skyscraper is built

Age 11

"Built in 1898, the """"White House"""" standing at 43 meters tall, was Europe's first skyscraper. Somehow it survived German bombings in May 14 1940. The White House was added to the UNESCO world heritage list."
1913 · Rotterdam School of Commerce opens

Age 26

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.

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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