Gertruda Maria Diening

31 July 1885–16 January 1974 (Age 88)
, Ouderkerk-Amstel, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Gertruda Maria

When Gertruda Maria Diening was born on 31 July 1885, her father, Joseph August Anton Diening, was 35 and her mother, Wilhelmina Westrik, was 36. She died on 16 January 1974, in Sambeek, North Brabant, Netherlands, at the age of 88, and was buried in Sambeek, North Brabant, Netherlands.

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Joseph August Anton Diening
Wilhelmina Westrik
Geertruida Maria Diening
Anton Johan Wilhelm Diening
Gertruda Maria Diening

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph August Anton Diening


    Wilhelmina Westrik




    Geertruida Maria Diening


    Anton Johan Wilhelm Diening



World Events (7)


Age 5

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands

Age 5

Luxembourg had gained their independence in 1867, but they were still under the possession of the kings of the Netherlands until William III died and the grand duchy passed to the House of Nassau-Weilburg.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 29

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for a tormenter, or an occupational name for a torturer or executioner, from a derivative of Middle Low German, Middle High German pīn ‘pain’, ‘torture’, ‘punishment’.

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

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