Cornelis Van Dam

1892–30 January 1949 (Age 57)
Duurstede, Utrecht, Netherlands

The Life of Cornelis

Cornelis Van Dam was born in 1892, in Duurstede, Utrecht, Netherlands as the son of Hubertus Hermanus van Dam and Jacoba Kersbergen. He married Cornelia van Rees on 25 August 1927, in Driebergen, Utrecht, Netherlands. He died on 30 January 1949, in Driebergen-Rijsenburg, Utrecht, Netherlands, at the age of 57.

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Cornelis Van Dam
Cornelia van Rees
Marriage: 25 August 1927

Spouse and Children


    Cornelia van Rees


25 August 1927
Driebergen, Utrecht, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings

    Hubertus Hermanus van Dam


    Jacoba Kersbergen




World Events (3)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 7

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 12

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 22

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

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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Sources (2)

  • Cornelis van Dam, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Cornelis van Dam, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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