Dirk Veld

1821–28 March 1883 (Age 62)
Spanbroek, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Dirk

When Dirk Veld was born in 1821, in Spanbroek, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Jan Veld, was 31 and his mother, Claartje Pieters Spel, was 35. He died on 28 March 1883, in his hometown, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Jan Veld
1790–1859
Claartje Pieters Spel
1786–1853
Pieter Veld
1818–1879
Dirk Veld
1821–1883

Parents and Siblings

    Jan Veld

    Male1790–1859Male

    Claartje Pieters Spel

    Female1786–1853Female

siblings

(2)

    Pieter Veld

    Male1818–1879Male

    Male1821–1883Male

World Events (5)

1830

Age 9

Belgium rebelled against Netherlands.
1853

Age 32

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.
1863

Age 42

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

Name Meaning

1 Portuguese, Galician and Spanish: possibly from a byname formed with velo ‘veil’ or in some cases perhaps from Galician belo ‘beautiful’.2 Hungarian (Vélě): nickname for a thoughtful or intelligent person, from a derivative of vélni ‘to think’.

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

Sources (1)

  • Dirk Veld, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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