Johanna Adriana Hanswijk

30 May 1897–26 April 1954 (Age 56)
Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Johanna Adriana

When Johanna Adriana Hanswijk was born on 30 May 1897, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Justus Hanswijk, was 24 and her mother, Jacoba van Anraad, was 24. She married Jan Cornelis Anker on 6 February 1918, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 26 April 1954, in her hometown, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Jan Cornelis Anker
Johanna Adriana Hanswijk
Marriage: 6 February 1918
Apollonia Maria Anker

Spouse and Children

6 February 1918
Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands


    Apollonia Maria Anker


Parents and Siblings

    Justus Hanswijk


    Jacoba van Anraad




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World Events (8)

1898 · Witte Huis, Europe's first Skyscraper is built

Age 1

"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."
1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 2

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.
1913 · Rotterdam School of Commerce opens

Age 16

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Johanna Adriana Hanswijk, "Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Civil Registration, 1679-1942"
  • Johanna Adriana Hanswijk in entry for Jan Cornelis Anker, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Johanna Adriana Hanswijk in entry for Apollonia Maria Anker, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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