Karst Jelles van der Veen

17 January 1891–6 August 1925 (Age 34)
Surhuizum, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Karst Jelles

When Karst Jelles van der Veen was born on 17 January 1891, in Surhuizum, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Jelle Roels van der Veen, was 36 and his mother, Trijntje Karstes Pultrum, was 30. He died on 6 August 1925, in his hometown, at the age of 34.

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Jelle Roels van der Veen
Trijntje Karstes Pultrum
Roel Jelles van der Veen
Gooitske Jelles van der Veen
Riekje Jelles van der Veen
Karst Jelles van der Veen
Aaltje Jelles van der Veen
Tipke Jelles van der Veen
Elizabeth Jelles van der Veen
Hendrik Jelles van der Veen

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World Events (3)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 8

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 13

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 23

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 .

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

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