Hilda Gerarda van Stockum

Born: 9 February 1908, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Died: 1 November 2006, Berkhamsted, Herts., UK.
Father:  Abraham van Stockum
Mother: Olga Emily Boissevain

Married: Ervin Ross Marlin, 27 June 1932, Dublin.

Children:

Olga Emily, b. 12 November 1934
Brigid Nella, b. 16 January 1936
Randal Robert Alexander, b. 22 January 1938
Sheila Ruth Mary, b. 25 October 1939
John Anthony, b. 1 March 1942
Elisabeth Willemein, b. 23 April 1944. Married. 3 children. 6 grandchildren. Living in England.

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Painter and author of numerous children's books. See web site or Wiki entry for more information.

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Hilda in 1926

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wedding, 27 June 1932. Back row: Elizabeth Oliver-Thompson ("Olive") MacDonald (later Craig-Cooper); Dick Chalmers, who was best man; Charlotte ("Charley") Pike; Ervin Ross ("Spike") Marlin; Hilda van Stockum Marlin; Pic Gwynn; Marcia MacDonald. Front row: Brigid O'Brien (later Ganley - seated); Jean MacDonald (later Farquhar); Nola Macdonald (later Jackson). 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

With family, c. 1949. Back row, L->R: Olga, Randal, Brigid. Front row: John, Ervin ("Spike"), Liz, Hilda, Sheila.