Gerrigje van der Weg

15 August 1824–8 October 1902 (Age 78)
IJsselmuiden, Overijssel, Netherlands

The Life of Gerrigje

When Gerrigje van der Weg was born on 15 August 1824, in IJsselmuiden, Overijssel, Netherlands, her father, Gerrit Wegge, was 26 and her mother, Aaltjen van den Belt, was 26. She married Harmen Jan Bruins on 1 May 1850, in IJsselmuiden, Overijssel, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. In 1850, at the age of 25, her occupation is listed as service maidservant (dienstmeid) in Zwollerkerspel, Overijssel, Netherlands. She died on 8 October 1902, in Zwollerkerspel, Overijssel, Netherlands, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Harmen Jan Bruins
1808–1873
Gerrigje van der Weg
1824–1902
Marriage: 1 May 1850
Gerrit Bruins
1851–1931
Willem Bruins
1853–1926
Gerrigje Bruins
1855–1899
Albert Bruins
1857–1946
Hendrikus Bruins
1859–1887
Gerharda Bruins
1861–1865
Harm Jan Bruins
1862–1946
Danièel Bruins
1865–1912
Arent Jan Bruins
1870–1873

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 May 1850
IJsselmuiden, Overijssel, Netherlands
children

(9)

    Gerrit Bruins

    Male1851–1931Male

    Willem Bruins

    Male1853–1926Male

    Gerrigje Bruins

    Female1855–1899Female

    Male1857–1946Male

    Hendrikus Bruins

    Male1859–1887Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (7)

1830

Age 6

Belgium rebelled against Netherlands.
1853

Age 29

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.
1863

Age 39

The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Gerrigje Van Der Weg in entry for Gerharda Bruins, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Gerrigje van der Weg in entry for Willem Bruins, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Gerrigje van der Weg in entry for Dries van Diepen and Gerrigje Bruins, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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