Martinus van Issem

1 April 1870–6 April 1953 (Age 83)
Schoorl, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Martinus

When Martinus van Issem was born on 1 April 1870, in Schoorl, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Johannes van Issem, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Busker, was 27. He died on 6 April 1953, in Mijdrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, at the age of 83.

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Johannes van Issem
Elizabeth Busker
Martinus van Issem
Anthonia van Issem
Anthonia van Issem
Johanna van Issem

Parents and Siblings

    Johannes van Issem


    Elizabeth Busker





    Anthonia van Issem


    Anthonia van Issem


    Johanna van Issem


World Events (8)


Age 3

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

Age 3

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 29

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)

  • Web: Netherlands, GenealogieOnline Trees Index, 1000-2015
  • Netherlands, Death Index, 1795-1965
  • Netherlands, Population Registers Index, 1850-Present

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