Ciska Van Der Werf

1895–1996 (Age 101)
Heerenveen, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Ciska

When Ciska Van Der Werf was born in 1895, in Heerenveen, Friesland, Netherlands, her father, Joannes Van Der Werf, was 28 and her mother, Johanna Albertina Wahle, was 31. She married Johan Olde Agterhuis in 1925, in Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands. She died in 1996, at the age of 101.

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Johan Olde Agterhuis
Ciska Van Der Werf
Marriage: 1925

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Leeuwarden, Friesland, Netherlands

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World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 4

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.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 9

Two skeletons were found next to each other in Drenthe, Netherlands. The skeletons were dated back to between 160 BC and 220 AD. One of the skeletons was thought to be a female and the other a male so scientists called them the Weerdinge couple or Mr. and Mrs. Veenstra. It was determined that both skeletons were men and the name was changed to Weerdinge Men.

Age 27

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 .

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

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