Gerrit Hogeweij

20 April 1895–23 March 1977 (Age 81)
Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands

The Life of Gerrit

When Gerrit Hogeweij was born on 20 April 1895, in Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands, his father, Gerrit Marten Hogeweij, was 41 and his mother, Magrietha Aleida Janna Altena, was 33. He married jansje Meijerink on 24 August 1922, in Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 23 March 1977, in his hometown, at the age of 81.

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Gerrit Hogeweij
jansje Meijerink
Marriage: 24 August 1922
Gerhardus Cornelis Hogeweij

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24 August 1922
Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands


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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.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 9

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 22

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

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