Henrica Wilhelmina van den Hurk

1 September 1864–7 February 1923 (Age 58)
Helmond, North Brabant, Netherlands

The Life of Henrica Wilhelmina

When Henrica Wilhelmina van den Hurk was born on 1 September 1864, in Helmond, North Brabant, Netherlands, her father, Johannes van den Hurk, was 21 and her mother, Maria Francina Daniels, was 25. She married Francis van Riet on 5 November 1890, in Helmond, North Brabant, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 7 February 1923, in her hometown, at the age of 58.

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Francis van Riet
Henrica Wilhelmina van den Hurk
Marriage: 5 November 1890
Anna Catharina van Riet

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5 November 1890
Helmond, North Brabant, Netherlands


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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.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Henrica Wilhelmina van den Hurk - birth: 1 September 1864; Helmond, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands

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