Grietje Karsten

1905–2010 (Age 105)
Barger-Compascuum, Drenthe, Netherlands

The Life of Grietje

Grietje Karsten was born about 1905, in Barger-Compascuum, Drenthe, Netherlands. She died before 2010, in her hometown, at the age of 104.

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Hendrik Steenhuis
Grietje Karsten

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World Events (3)

1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 9

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.

Age 12

WWI. Despite Dutch neutrality in World War I (1914-18), the Netherlands suffers from severe food shortages, triggering street riots.

Age 17

Dutch women get the vote.

Name Meaning

Scandinavian (especially Denmark): variant spelling of Carsten .

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Grietje Karsten - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Grietje Karsten

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