Geertje de Haan1

F, #8193, * 23 Nov 1921, + 5 Nov 2008
FatherUlpen de Haan1 * 22 Oct 1891, + 25 Oct 1964
MotherAfina de Haan2 * 31 Dec 1891, + 27 Aug 1975
Geertje de Haan
     Geertje de Haan was born on 23 Nov 1921 in Schiedam.1 She married Ds. Barend Gast, son of Jan Gerhard Gast and Hendrika Johanna ten Bruggencate, on 12 Jul 1943 at Purmerend.3,4 She died on 5 Nov 2008 in Berg en Dal.5,6 She was cremated on 11 Nov 2008 in the Jonkerbos Crematory in Nijmegen.7 Her death announcements appeared in the Gelderlander on 12 Nov 2008 and mentions her children, grandchildren, and greatgrandchildren.5,6

Her signature.

     Geertje de Haan and Ds. Barend Gast moved on 1 Oct 1945 to Jansdam 7bis, Utrecht, (and on 26 Sep 1946 to Tolsteegsingel 26). In 1949 they moved to Zwolle, first Ter Pelkwijkstraat 3, later Prins Hendrikstraat 9. When Barend became army chaplain, they moved to Ede (Anna van Burenlaan 178.)3 She has lived at Aaldereng 24 in Bennekom, and later at Rooseveltweg 451 in Wageningen and moved on 12 Feb 1999 to the Kwakkenbergweg 150 in Nijmegen a senior living facility.8,9


Geertje as a young girl.10

Geertje en Diny Schuurman in Volendam costume.10


  1. [S4] Ulpen de Haan. Persoonskaarten.
  2. [S4] Afina de Haan. Persoonskaarten.
  3. [S4] Barend Gast. Persoonskaarten.
  4. [S38] Prov. NH Courant, Marriage Barend Gast and Geertje de Haan, ed. Purmerend. 96 (1943), No.45. 15 July 1943. pg. 2.
  5. [S133] Death notice of Geertje Gast- de Haan. Death Announcement.
  6. [S800] Gelderlander, Death notice Geertje Gast-de Haan, 12 Nov 2008.
  7. [S822] Broekman - Gast Family, Papers and photo's. Personal Files.
  8. [S73] Hanna van Galen-Gast, 1995-2006.
  9. [S711] Familie Barend Gast, Papers, oral communication with Geertje Gast de Haan. Personal Files.
  10. [S169] Familie de Haan, Papers. Personal Files.