Elisabeth van Helmond

1885–1952 (Age 67)
Helmond, North Brabant, Netherlands

The Life of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth van Helmond was born on 1 March 1885, in Helmond, North Brabant, Netherlands, her father, Theodorus van Helmond, was 34 and her mother, Johanna van de Weijer, was 31. She married Mathijs Cornelis van Bree on 3 August 1908, in Helmond, North Brabant, Netherlands. She died on 10 March 1952, in her hometown, at the age of 67.

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Elisabeth van Helmond
Mathijs Cornelis van Bree
Marriage: 3 August 1908

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3 August 1908
Helmond, North Brabant, Netherlands

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World Events (8)


Age 5

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

Age 5

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.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 19

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.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

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