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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Family Time Line

Arnold Erkens
1864–1952
Sophie Smeets
1862–
Marriage: 11 February 1887

Spouse & Children

  • Male1864–1952Male

  • Sophie Smeets

    Female1862–Female

MARRIAGE
11 February 1887
Sittard, Limburg, Netherlands

Parents & Siblings

  • Jan Gerard Erkens

    Male1818–1889Male

  • Maria Mechtildis Hamers

    Female1825–1871Female

siblings

(9)

  • Anna Maria Erkens

    Female1850–1925Female

  • Jan Erkens

    Male1851–1852Male

  • Peter Hendrik Erkens

    Male1852–1856Male

  • Nicolas Joseph Erkens

    Male1855–Male

  • Peter Hendrik Erkens

    Male1860–1860Male

+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.
1873

Age 9

The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.
1890

Age 26

Death by suicide of van Gogh.

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Sources (3)

  • 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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