Guurtje van Hoorn

1896–1948 (Age 52)
Westzaan, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Guurtje

When Guurtje van Hoorn was born in 1896, in Westzaan, North Holland, Netherlands, her father, Jacob van Hoorn, was 24 and her mother, Wilhelmina Schoone, was 22. She married Petrus Joan Bont on 1 October 1914, in Westzaan, North Holland, Netherlands. She died on 14 December 1948, in her hometown, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Guurtje van Hoorn
Petrus Joan Bont
Marriage: 1 October 1914

Spouse & Children

  • Female1896–1948Female

  • Petrus Joan Bont


1 October 1914
Westzaan, North Holland, Netherlands

Parents & Siblings



  • Willem van Hoorn


  • Female1896–1948Female

  • Elisabeth van Hoorn


  • Trijntje van Hoorn


  • Klaasje van Hoorn


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 3

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 8

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 18

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Guurtje van Hoorn, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Guurtje van Hoorn, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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