Maarten de Jong

6 May 1893–11 September 1982 (Age 89)
Vreeswijk, Utrecht, Netherlands

The Life of Maarten

When Maarten de Jong was born on 6 May 1893, in Vreeswijk, Utrecht, Netherlands, his father, Maarten de Jong, was 27 and his mother, Elisabeth Cornelia De Jager, was 28. He married Grietje van Woudenbergh on 1 June 1922, in Schalkwijk, Utrecht, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 11 September 1982, in IJsselstein, Utrecht, Netherlands, at the age of 89.

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Maarten de Jong
Grietje van Woudenbergh
Marriage: 1 June 1922
Maarten de Jong

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1 June 1922
Schalkwijk, Utrecht, Netherlands


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World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 6

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 11

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.

Age 24

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

Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

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  • Maarten de Jong, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Maarten de Jong, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"

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