Teunis van Wieringen

23 June 1900–5 January 1974 (Age 73)
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Teunis

When Teunis van Wieringen was born on 23 June 1900, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Cornelis Johannes van Wieringen, was 29 and his mother, Aagje van Rheenen, was 32. He married Wijntje Aafjes on 29 March 1923, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. In 1923, at the age of 25, his occupation is listed as kantoorbediende in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. He died on 5 January 1974, in Amstelveen, North Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 73.

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Teunis van Wieringen
Wijntje Aafjes
Marriage: 29 March 1923

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29 March 1923
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

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World Events (8)

1903 · Railroad strikes in the Netherlands (1903)

Age 3

A labor dispute broke out among Amsterdam workers regarding union rights. Union membership was obligatory with certain companies, but this was not the case for some other employers. The strikes began in January of 1903 and quickly spread across the country. Workers fought for the right to organize into unions and have the freedom to implement strikes.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 4

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 22

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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