Dirk Visser

1895–1950 (Age 55)
Koog aan de Zaan, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Dirk

When Dirk Visser was born about 1895, in Koog aan de Zaan, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Pieter Visser, was 28 and his mother, Aaltje de Vries, was 24. He married Margaretha Hillegonda Kat on 30 June 1925, in Wormerveer, North Holland, Netherlands. He died on 2 December 1950, in his hometown, at the age of 55.

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Dirk Visser
Margaretha Hillegonda Kat
Marriage: 30 June 1925

Spouse & Children

30 June 1925
Wormerveer, North Holland, Netherlands

Parents & Siblings

  • Pieter Visser


  • Aaltje de Vries




World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 4

The Hague Peace Convention was a series conferences that produced treaties and declarations. The convention took place in Hague, Netherlands. The conferences were among the first formal statements of the laws of war and war crimes in secular international law.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 9

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.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 19

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of Fischer .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Dirk Visser, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Dirk Visser, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Dirk Visser in entry for Margaretha Hillegonda Kat, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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