Arnold Erkens

1864–1952 (Age 88)
Sittard, Limburg, Netherlands

The Life of Arnold

When Arnold Erkens was born in 1864, in Sittard, Limburg, Netherlands, his father, Jan Gerard Erkens, was 46 and his mother, Maria Mechtildis Hamers, was 39. He married Sophie Smeets on 11 February 1887, in Sittard, Limburg, Netherlands. He died on 24 August 1952, in his hometown, at the age of 88.

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Arnold Erkens
Sophie Smeets
Marriage: 11 February 1887

Spouse & Children

  • Male1864–1952Male

  • Sophie Smeets


11 February 1887
Sittard, Limburg, Netherlands

Parents & Siblings

  • Jan Gerard Erkens


  • Maria Mechtildis Hamers




  • Anna Maria Erkens


  • Jan Erkens


  • Peter Hendrik Erkens


  • Nicolas Joseph Erkens


  • Peter Hendrik Erkens


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 6

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.

Age 9

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

Age 26

Death by suicide of van Gogh.

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  • Arnold Erkens, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Arnold Erkens, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Arnold Erkens, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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