Grietje Maria de Vries

16 June 1906–15 May 1996 (Age 89)
Arum, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Grietje Maria

When Grietje Maria de Vries was born on 16 June 1906, in Arum, Friesland, Netherlands, her father, Anne de Vries, was 29 and her mother, Klaaske Miedema, was 28. She married Hendrick Nicolaas Ranzyn on 14 August 1935, in Wonseradeel, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 15 May 1996, in Netherlands, at the age of 89.

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Hendrick Nicolaas Ranzyn
Grietje Maria de Vries
Marriage: 14 August 1935
William Ranzyn
Alida Ranzyn

Spouse and Children

14 August 1935
Wonseradeel, Friesland, Netherlands


    William Ranzyn


    Alida Ranzyn


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 8

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

Age 11

WWI. Despite Dutch neutrality in World War I (1914-18), the Netherlands suffers from severe food shortages, triggering street riots.
1934 · Jordanians Revolt in Amsterdam

Age 28

July 4, 1934, Jordanians in Amsterdam revolted because of reduction in employment.

Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

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  • Grietje Maria de Vries, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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