Adrianus Fortgens

27 February 1870–26 May 1954 (Age 84)
Haarlem, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Adrianus

When Adrianus Fortgens was born on 27 February 1870, in Haarlem, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Hendrik Fortgens, was 24 and his mother, Dorothea Meijer, was 30. He married Ida Maria Johanna Staphorst on 17 May 1899, in The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He registered for military service in 1890. He died on 26 May 1954, in The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 84.

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Adrianus Fortgens
Ida Maria Johanna Staphorst
Marriage: 17 May 1899
Hendrik Fortgens
Leonardus Phillipus Fortgens
Ida Wilhelmina Fortgens
Ida Maria Wilhelmina Fortgens

Spouse and Children

17 May 1899
The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands


    Hendrik Fortgens


    Leonardus Phillipus Fortgens


    Ida Wilhelmina Fortgens


    Ida Maria Wilhelmina Fortgens


Parents and Siblings

    Hendrik Fortgens


    Dorothea Meijer




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World Events (8)


Age 3

The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.
1873 · Holland America Line

Age 3

Holland America Line originally headquartered in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands was founded in 1873. It has since moved to Seattle, Washington. It is now part of the Carnival Cruise Line.
1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 29

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)

  • Adrianus Fortgens in entry for Johan Casper van Niemantsverdriet and Ida Maria Wilhelmina Fortgens, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Adrianus Fortgens, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"

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