Neeltje van der Spek

19 December 1903–21 November 1985 (Age 81)
Loosduinen, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Neeltje

When Neeltje van der Spek was born on 19 December 1903, in Loosduinen, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Jan van der Spek, was 27 and her mother, Neeltje Cornelia Batenburg, was 27. She married Pieter Dirk Marius Berkel about 1926. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 21 November 1985, in Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, at the age of 81, and was buried in Bilthoven, Utrecht, Netherlands.

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Pieter Dirk Marius Berkel
Neeltje van der Spek
Marriage: about 1926
Aart Berkel

Spouse and Children

    Pieter Dirk Marius Berkel



about 1926


    Aart Berkel


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World Events (8)

1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 1

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 11

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

Age 25

Amsterdam, Netherlands hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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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