Geertruida Adriana Tops

1895–1990 (Age 94)
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Geertruida Adriana

When Geertruida Adriana Tops was born on 18 September 1895, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, her father, Petrus Joannes Tops, was 26 and her mother, Maria Gelens, was 26. She married Martinus Franciscus de Jong on 8 May 1919, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 3 February 1990, in her hometown, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Geertruida Adriana Tops
1895–1990
Martinus Franciscus de Jong
1893–1987
Marriage: 8 May 1919
Johannes de Jong
1920–1940
Maria Adriana de Jong
1923–2014
Martinus Franciscus de Jong
1929–2019

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
8 May 1919
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
children

(3)

  • Johannes de Jong

    Male1920–1940Male

  • Female1923–2014Female

  • Martinus Franciscus de Jong

    Male1929–2019Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Petrus Joannes Tops

    Male1869–1919Male

  • Maria Gelens

    Female1869–1935Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 4

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.
1903 · Railroad strikes in the Netherlands (1903)

Age 8

A labor dispute broke out among Amsterdam workers regarding union rights. Union membership was obligatory with certain companies, but this was not the case for some other employers. The strikes began in January of 1903 and quickly spread across the country. Workers fought for the right to organize into unions and have the freedom to implement strikes.
1922

Age 27

Dutch women get the vote.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): unexplained.

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

Story Highlight

Oma de Jong's Cooking

I was always impressed with Oma de Jong and her cooking when I was a child. She was very careful about how she did things, and while the food did not contain a lot of variety, it was very good. She se …

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Sources (3)

  • Geertruida Adriana Tops in entry for Johannes de Jong, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950"
  • Geertruida Adriana Tops, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Geertruida Adriana Tops in entry for Johannes de Jong, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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