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Tombstone Tuesday: Dirk Gerritsen

Tombstone Tuesday: Dirk Gerritsen

Tombstone of Dirk Gerritsen. Kerkveld cemetery, Nieuwegein.

Tombstone of Dirk Gerritsen. Kerkveld cemetery, Nieuwegein.

Dirk Gerritsen, son of Jan Gerritsen and Mina Hubert, was born on 12 August 1879 in Jutphaas and died on 23 June 1944 in Jutphaas.

He married Anna Sibilla Bier, daughter of Gerhard Jan Bier and Dina Speelman, on 15 April 1909 in Nieuwerkerk aan den IJssel.

Dirk was buried on Kerkveld cemetery in Jutphaas (now Nieuwegein).

Below is his death announcement, from a local newspaper:

Today passed away, after long and painful suffering, our dear husband, brother and brother-in-law, Mr. Dirk Gerritsen, at the age of 64 years.

What follows are the funeral details (on the algemeene begraafpl[aats] te Jutphaas, now the Kerkveld cemetery in Nieuwegein).

Death announcement of Dirk Gerritsen

Death announcement of Dirk Gerritsen

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