Stamboom Sanders Ruifrok Destombes Prins » Gerrit van Houwelingen (1835-1908)

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Ancestors (and descendant) of Gerrit van Houwelingen

Gerrit van Houwelingen


Sijgje Alblas
1847-< 1908

Household of Gerrit van Houwelingen

He is married to Sijgje Alblas.

They got married on September 19, 1873 at Streefkerk, he was 38 years old.

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Historical context

  • The temperature on September 19, 1873 was about 17.0 °C. The air pressure was 13 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the west-northwest. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 59%. Source: KNMI
  • Koning Willem III (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1849 till 1890 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • From July 6, 1872 till August 27, 1874 the Netherlands had a cabinet De Vries - Fransen van de Putte with the prime ministers Mr. G. de Vries Azn. (liberaal) and I.D. Fransen van de Putte (liberaal).
  • In the year 1873: Source: Wikipedia
    • The Netherlands had about 4.0 million citizens.
    • January 17 » A group of Modoc warriors defeats the United States Army in the First Battle of the Stronghold, part of the Modoc War.
    • March 10 » The first Azerbaijani play "The Adventures of the Vizier of the Khan of Lenkaran" prepared by Akhundov was performed by Hassan-bey Zardabi and dramatist and Najaf-bey Vezirov.
    • May 23 » The Canadian Parliament establishes the North-West Mounted Police, the forerunner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
    • June 5 » Sultan Barghash bin Said of Zanzibar closes the great slave market under the terms of a treaty with Great Britain.
    • September 15 » Franco-Prussian War: The last Imperial German Army troops leave France upon completion of payment of indemnity.
    • October 3 » Chief Kintpuash and companions are hanged for their part in the Modoc War of northern California.

  • The temperature on July 10, 1908 was between 13.6 °C and 21.0 °C and averaged 16.5 °C. There was 2.6 mm of rain. There was 0.2 hours of sunshine (1%). The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the south-southwest. Source: KNMI
  • Koningin Wilhelmina (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1890 till 1948 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • In The Netherlands , there was from August 17, 1905 to February 11, 1908 the cabinet De Meester, with Mr. Th. de Meester (unie-liberaal) as prime minister.
  • In The Netherlands , there was from February 12, 1908 to August 29, 1913 the cabinet Heemskerk, with Mr. Th. Heemskerk (AR) as prime minister.
  • In the year 1908: Source: Wikipedia
    • The Netherlands had about 5.7 million citizens.
    • January 15 » The Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority becomes the first Greek-letter organization founded and established by African American college women.
    • January 28 » Members of the Portuguese Republican Party fail in their attempted coup d'état against the administrative dictatorship of Prime Minister João Franco.
    • March 9 » Inter Milan was founded on Football Club Internazionale, following a schism from A.C. Milan.
    • May 10 » Mother's Day is observed for the first time in the United States, in Grafton, West Virginia.
    • June 18 » The University of the Philippines is established.
    • November 7 » Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid are reportedly killed in San Vicente Canton, Bolivia.

Source: Wikipedia


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E. Sanders, "Stamboom Sanders Ruifrok Destombes Prins", database, Genealogy Online ( : accessed June 24, 2021), "Gerrit van Houwelingen (1835-1908)".