Matheus van Gelder

1771–24 August 1835 (Age 64)

The Life of Matheus

When Matheus van Gelder was born in 1771, in Netherlands, his father, Klaas van Gelderen, was 41 and his mother, Sijke van Gellicum, was 41. He died on 24 August 1835, in Geldermalsen, Gelderland, Netherlands, at the age of 64.

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Klaas van Gelderen
Sijke van Gellicum
Anneke van Gelderen
Roelofke van Gelder
Matheus van Gelder

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World Events (3)


Age 9

A four year war with England was fought.

Age 17

An alliance between Britain, Prussia and the Netherlands was ratified at the Hague.

Age 22

France declared war on Britain and the Netherlands.

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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  • Matheus van Gelder, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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