Dirk Visser

1894–1975 (Age 81)
Volendam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Dirk

When Dirk Visser was born on 3 April 1894, in Volendam, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Albert Visser, was 40 and his mother, Jannetje Buijs, was 37. He married Stijntje Schokker on 16 November 1918, in Edam, North Holland, Netherlands. He died on 20 May 1975, in his hometown, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Dirk Visser
Stijntje Schokker
Marriage: 16 November 1918

Spouse & Children

16 November 1918
Edam, North Holland, Netherlands

Parents & Siblings

  • Albert Visser


  • Jannetje Buijs




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World Events (8)

1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 5

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.
1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 10

Two skeletons were found next to each other in Drenthe, Netherlands. The skeletons were dated back to between 160 BC and 220 AD. One of the skeletons was thought to be a female and the other a male so scientists called them the Weerdinge couple or Mr. and Mrs. Veenstra. It was determined that both skeletons were men and the name was changed to Weerdinge Men.

Age 23

WWI. Despite Dutch neutrality in World War I (1914-18), the Netherlands suffers from severe food shortages, triggering street riots.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of Fischer .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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