Johannes van Dijck

2 July 1838–
Woensel, North Brabant, Netherlands

The Life of Johannes

When Johannes van Dijck was born on 2 July 1838, in Woensel, North Brabant, Netherlands, his father, Henricus van Dijck, was 41 and his mother, Gerarda Van Rijsingen, was 40. He married Elizabeth Weenink on 2 July 1879, in Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Johannes van Dijck
Elizabeth Weenink
Marriage: 2 July 1879
Johannes Van Dijck
Bernardus van Dijck

Spouse and Children

2 July 1879
Leiden, South Holland, Netherlands


    Johannes Van Dijck


    Bernardus van Dijck


Parents and Siblings

    Henricus van Dijck


    Gerarda Van Rijsingen




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World Events (8)


Age 15

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

Age 25

The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.
1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 32

Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.

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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Sources (3)

  • Johannes Van Dijck in entry for Bernardus Weenink Or Van Dijck, "Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Civil Registration, 1679-1942"
  • Johannes Van Dijck in entry for Johannes Van Dijck, "Netherlands, Zuid-Holland Province, Civil Registration, 1679-1942"
  • Johannes Van Dijck in entry for Elisabeth Weenink, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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