Adriaan Jan van Gilst

1865–1957 (Age 91)
Bruinisse, Zeeland, Netherlands

The Life of Adriaan Jan

When Adriaan Jan van Gilst was born on 25 September 1865, in Bruinisse, Zeeland, Netherlands, his father, Dingeman van Gilst, was 36 and his mother, Pieternella Vane, was 34. He married Maria Wesdorp on 8 February 1890, in Bruinisse, Zeeland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 3 June 1957, in his hometown, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Adriaan Jan van Gilst
1865–1957
Maria Wesdorp
1863–
Marriage: 8 February 1890
Dingeman van Gilst
1890–
Adriaantje Pieternella van Gilst
1893–1990
Jacob van Gilst
1897–1989

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
8 February 1890
Bruinisse, Zeeland, Netherlands
children

(3)

  • Dingeman van Gilst

    Male1890–Male

  • Adriaantje Pieternella van Gilst

    Female1893–1990Female

  • Jacob van Gilst

    Male1897–1989Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Dingeman van Gilst

    Male1829–1881Male

  • Pieternella Vane

    Female1831–Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 5

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 8

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

Age 25

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Adriaan Jan van Gilst in entry for Izaak Jumelet and Adriaantje Pieternella van Gilst, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Adriaan Jan van Gilst in entry for Izaak Jumelet and Adriaantje Pieternella van Gilst, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Adriaan Jan van Gilst, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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