Geertruida Maria Hollink

8 December 1867–14 May 1954 (Age 86)
Delfshaven, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Geertruida Maria

When Geertruida Maria Hollink was born on 8 December 1867, in Delfshaven, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Franciscus Hollink, was 26 and her mother, Elisabeth Christina Aufderheide, was 23. She married Willem Josephus Bernard on 18 November 1903, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 14 May 1954, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Willem Josephus Bernard
Geertruida Maria Hollink
Marriage: 18 November 1903
Willem Josephus Bernard
Elisabeth Christina Anthonia Bernard

Spouse and Children

18 November 1903
Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands


Parents and Siblings

    Franciscus Hollink


    Elisabeth Christina Aufderheide




    Johanna Geertruida Elizabeth Hollink



    Wouterus Johannes Franciscus Hollink



    Gerardus Franciscus Hollink


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 3

Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.
1870 · Municipal Waterworks established

Age 3

In 1870, Rotterdam Municipal Waterworks opens to improve the quality of drinking water throughout Rotterdam city. The water source was the Rhine river, until 1969.

Age 23

Death by suicide of van Gogh.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived by a holly tree, variant of Hollen .2 German: habitational name from any of several places so named.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Geertruida Maria Hollink in entry for Willem Josephus Bernard, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Geertruida Maria Hollink, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Geertruida Maria Hollink in entry for Willem Josephus Bernard, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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