Bart van Droffelaar

7 November 1835–25 December 1920 (Age 85)
Renswoude, Utrecht, Netherlands

The Life of Bart

When Bart van Droffelaar was born on 7 November 1835, in Renswoude, Utrecht, Netherlands, his father, Bart van Droffelaar, was 48 and his mother, Dirkje van Engelenburg, was 47. He married Hendrikje Gaasbeek on 28 April 1866, in Renswoude, Utrecht, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 25 December 1920, in his hometown, at the age of 85.

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Bart van Droffelaar
Hendrikje Gaasbeek
Marriage: 28 April 1866
Bart van Droffelaar

Spouse and Children

28 April 1866
Renswoude, Utrecht, Netherlands


    Bart van Droffelaar


Parents and Siblings

    Bart van Droffelaar


    Dirkje van Engelenburg




    Gerritje van Droffelaar



    Cornelis van Droffelaar



    Jannetje van Droffelaar


+2 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 18

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

Age 28

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

Age 35

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)

  • Bart van Droffelaar in entry for Bart van Droffelaar and Adriana Maria van der Grijn, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Bart van Droffelaar, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Bart van Droffelaar, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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