Willem Aaij

1875–1944 (Age 69)
Zwaag, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Willem

When Willem Aaij was born in 1875, in Zwaag, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Cornelis Aaij, was 33 and his mother, Aaltje Bakker, was 28. He married Aaltje Stammes on 24 November 1897, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 24 September 1944, in Hoorn, Alphen aan den Rijn, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 69.

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Willem Aaij
Aaltje Stammes
Marriage: 24 November 1897
Cornelis Willem Aaij

Spouse & Children

24 November 1897
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands


  • Cornelis Willem Aaij


Parents & Siblings

  • Cornelis Aaij


  • Aaltje Bakker




  • Cornelis Aaij


  • Male1875–1944Male

World Events (8)


Age 15

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

Age 15

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.
1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 24

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.

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Sources (2)

  • Willem Aaij in entry for Cornelis Willem Aaij and Neeltje Hovenier, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Willem Aaij, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"

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