Klaas Oetze Beerta

Male14 January 1906–7 November 1978

Brief Life History of Klaas Oetze

When Klaas Oetze Beerta was born on 14 January 1906, in Groningen, Netherlands, his father, Johannes Beerta, was 39 and his mother, Alberdina Hofman, was 36. He married Henderina Maria van Eunen on 25 July 1931, in Groningen, Netherlands. He died on 7 November 1978, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 72.

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Klaas Oetze Beerta
Elisabeth Scheepmaker
Marriage: 12 June 1940
Charley Bryan Jimmy Beerta

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  • Klaas Oetze Beerta, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 June 1940Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
  • Children (1)

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    World Events (8)

    1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

    Age 8

    During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.

    1919 · Openbare Bibliotheek

    Age 13

    The Amsterdam Public Library (known as Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam) is an organization of various public libraries. The first of these opened on February 8, 1919. There had been protests beforehand, as the elites were concerned that incorrect ideas would corrupt the minds of the community. Regardless, the first public reading room opened in 1919 and libraries spread across the city in subsequent years.


    Age 22

    Amsterdam, Netherlands hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    Italian and Hungarian: from the personal name Berta, a short form of various ancient Germanic compound names formed with berht ‘bright, famous’.

    Hungarian: from a short form of the personal name Bertalan, Hungarian form of Bartholomew .

    Croatian and Serbian: cognate of 1 above or a name of Hungarian origin (see also 2 above).

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

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