Willij Damiaans was born 8 June 1913 in Schoten, Haarlem, Netherlands to Ferdinand Damiaans (c1890-) and Maria Heinhuis (c1890-) and died 1983 of unspecified causes. She married Gerrit Arend Renting (1892-1966) 1936 in Haarlem, Netherlands. Ancestors are from the Netherlands.

Lived in Haarlem all her life. Her mother's father was Haarlem's post master from 1892 till 1921.


Offspring of Ferdinand Damiaans and Maria Heinhuis (c1890-)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Willij Damiaans (1913-1983) 8 June 1913 Schoten, Haarlem, Netherlands 1983 Gerrit Arend Renting (1892-1966)

Fred Damiaans (-)
Joop Damiaans (-)

Fred and Joop.


Offspring of Willij Damiaans and Gerrit Arend Renting (1892-1966)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Willy Renting (living)
Gerrit Arend (Gerry) Renting (living) 2 January 1939 Haarlem, Netherlands 19 January 2018 Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand (Hospice) Joan Margaret Eagle (1941-2011)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Her mother's name is a little uncertain because it is transcribed from handwriting.
  • Papers in possession of son; and his reminiscences.


  Robin Patterson