On November 15, 2020
at 07:30 AM
Gijsberdina "Berdina" Nelissen was born on 04 March 1826 in
Empel en Meerwijk,Noord-Brabant,Netherlands.
She married Peter Van Weert on
03 Feb 1853 in
Lith, Noord-Brabant, Nederland.
She was not a shrew or part of a plan to kill her husband.
She was pregnant with her 2nd child when her husband
Peter Van Weert was murdered by Peter van Gestle in 1859.
Mr. van Gestle was not poor. He was a liar, convicted murderer and died in prison.
Berdina was fortunate to marry a kind hearted businessman in 1860. Anthony Walraven raised Peter?s son and daughter. They kept their father?s last name of Van Weert. Anthony and Berdina were blessed with 4 more children. Berdina died at the age of 42.