Pieternella de Waal

7 March 1915–after 1997 (Age 81)
Bruchem, Zaltbommel, Gelderland, Netherlands

The Life of Pieternella de

When Pieternella de Waal was born on 7 March 1915, in Bruchem, Zaltbommel, Gelderland, Netherlands, her father, Johannes De Waal, was 24 and her mother, Geertruida Van den Bogert, was 19. She married Arie Louis Verdonk on 15 December 1943, in Kerkdriel, Gelderland, Netherlands. She died after 1997, at the age of 83.

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Arie Louis Verdonk
Pieternella de Waal
Marriage: 15 December 1943

Spouse and Children

15 December 1943
Kerkdriel, Gelderland, Netherlands

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World Events (7)


Age 2

WWI. Despite Dutch neutrality in World War I (1914-18), the Netherlands suffers from severe food shortages, triggering street riots.

Age 7

Dutch women get the vote.

Age 24

WWII. At the outbreak of World War II, the Netherlands declares its neutrality.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a vernacular short form of the Latin personal name Gervasius, which was borne by a martyr and patron saint of Breisach on the Rhine.2 Dutch: habitational name from a place named with Middle Dutch wase, waes ‘marsh’, ‘wetland’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Pietronella de Waal, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Pieternella de Waal - Published information: birth-name: Pieternella de Waal

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