Geertruida Anna Sophia Henrietta van der Ven

9 December 1872–24 February 1949 (Age 76)
The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Geertruida Anna Sophia Henrietta

When Geertruida Anna Sophia Henrietta van der Ven was born on 9 December 1872, in The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Henri Jean Martinus van der Ven, was 25 and her mother, Sophia Hendrika Modderbeek, was 23. She married Jacobus Johannes Bruggemans on 8 April 1909, in Voorschoten, South Holland, Netherlands. She died on 24 February 1949, in Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands, at the age of 76.

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Jacobus Johannes Bruggemans
Geertruida Anna Sophia Henrietta van der Ven
Marriage: 8 April 1909

Spouse and Children

8 April 1909
Voorschoten, South Holland, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings

    Henri Jean Martinus van der Ven


    Sophia Hendrika Modderbeek




World Events (8)


Age 1

The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.
1873 · Holland America Line

Age 1

Holland America Line originally headquartered in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands was founded in 1873. It has since moved to Seattle, Washington. It is now part of the Carnival Cruise Line.
1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 27

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.

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)

  • Geertruida Anna Sophie Henrietta van der Ven, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Jacobus Johannes Bruggemans in the Netherlands, Civil Marriage Index, 1795-1950
  • Jan Cornelis Bruggemans | WieWasWie | BS Huwelijk | 24854454

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