Rijk van de Wal

1 November 1901–11 January 1970 (Age 68)
Vianen, Vianen, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Rijk

When Rijk van de Wal was born on 1 November 1901, in Vianen, Vianen, South Holland, Netherlands, his father, Gerrit Jan Van De Wal, was 23 and his mother, Maria Hendrika van Manen, was 22. He married Jenneke Verveer on 10 December 1925, in Vianen, Zeeland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 11 January 1970, in Schoonrewoerd, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Rijk van de Wal
1901–1970
Jenneke Verveer
1905–1970
Marriage: 10 December 1925
Gerrit Jan van de Wal
1926–1999

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 December 1925
Vianen, Zeeland, Netherlands
children

(1)

    Gerrit Jan van de Wal

    Male1926–1999Male

Parents and Siblings

    Gerrit Jan Van De Wal

    Male1877–1945Male

    Maria Hendrika van Manen

    Female1879–1949Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1901–1970Male

    Maria Hendrika van de Wal

    Female1903–Female

    Gerrit Jan van de Wal

    Male1905–Male

    Rutger van de Wal

    Male1916–Male

    van de Wal

    Male1919–1919Male

World Events (7)

1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 3

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.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 13

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.
1922

Age 21

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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Sources (3)

  • Rijk van de Wal, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Rijk van de Wal, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Rijk van de Wal, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"

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