Jitske Willems de Vries

22 August 1886–1 November 1974 (Age 88)
Weidum, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Jitske Willems

When Jitske Willems de Vries was born on 22 August 1886, in Weidum, Friesland, Netherlands, her father, Williem Melis de Vries, was 20 and her mother, Anna Piers van der Wagen, was 20. She died on 1 November 1974, at the age of 88.

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Williem Melis de Vries
Anna Piers van der Wagen
Jitske Willems de Vries
Aaltje de Vries

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World Events (7)


Age 4

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

Age 4

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 28

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

Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

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