Christiaan Alwies van Homeijer

1897–1984 (Age 86)
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Christiaan Alwies

When Christiaan Alwies van Homeijer was born on 17 September 1897, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Christiaan Hendrik van Homeijer, was 28 and his mother, Anna Hendrika Antje ter Hart, was 25. He had at least 2 daughters with Aaltje Bekker. He died on 11 June 1984, in Purmerend, North Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 86.

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Christiaan Hendrik van Homeijer
Anna Hendrika Antje ter Hart
Christiaan Alwies van Homeijer

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World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 2

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.
1903 · Railroad strikes in the Netherlands (1903)

Age 6

A labor dispute broke out among Amsterdam workers regarding union rights. Union membership was obligatory with certain companies, but this was not the case for some other employers. The strikes began in January of 1903 and quickly spread across the country. Workers fought for the right to organize into unions and have the freedom to implement strikes.

Age 25

Dutch women get the vote.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

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  • Christiaan Alwies van Homeijer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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