Willem van Geijtenbeek

3 September 1834–11 October 1913 (Age 79)
Woudenberg, Utrecht, Netherlands

The Life of Willem

When Willem van Geijtenbeek was born on 3 September 1834, in Woudenberg, Utrecht, Netherlands, his father, Rijk Goosen van Geijtenbeek, was 53 and his mother, Johanna van Beek, was 36. He married Neeltje van Haren on 11 November 1864, in Amerongen, Utrecht, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 11 October 1913, in Leersum, Utrecht, Netherlands, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Willem van Geijtenbeek
1834–1913
Neeltje van Haren
1833–1895
Marriage: 11 November 1864
Rijk van Geijtenbeek
1865–1865
Rijk van Geijtenbeek
1867–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 November 1864
Amerongen, Utrecht, Netherlands
children

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Parents and Siblings

    Rijk Goosen van Geijtenbeek

    Male1780–1860Male

    Female1798–Female

siblings

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World Events (7)

1853

Age 19

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.
1863

Age 29

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

Age 36

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)

  • Willem van Geijtenbeek in entry for Rijk van Geijtenbeek, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Willem van Geijtenbeek in entry for Rijk van Geijtenbeek, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Willem van Geijtenbeek in entry for Rijk van Geijtenbeek and Gerritje Visee, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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