Maria Petronella Korstjens

Female6 November 1881–about 1970

Brief Life History of Maria Petronella

When Maria Petronella Korstjens was born on 6 November 1881, in North Holland, Netherlands, her father, Jacobus Simon Korstjens, was 32 and her mother, Martina Bergman, was 28. She died about 1970, in Netherlands, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

Jacobus Simon Korstjens
Martina Bergman
Boy Korstjens
Maria Petronella Korstjens
1881–about 1970

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Maria Petronella /Korstjens/ - Individual or family possessions: death: about 1970; Netherlands

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World Events (8)


Age 9

Death by suicide of van Gogh.

1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands

Age 9

Luxembourg had gained their independence in 1867, but they were still under the possession of the kings of the Netherlands until William III died and the grand duchy passed to the House of Nassau-Weilburg.

1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 33

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.

Name Meaning

A name derived from Mapia, one of the Greek forms of Miriam. Maria is found as a male name as well as a female name. Viscount Montague, of Cowdray, Sussex, who succeeded to the title as second viscount, was christened Anthony Maria Browne. In Camden's Remains (p. 44), referred to in Delicie Literarise, occurs Thomas Maria Wingfield; and there was also a Sir Edward Maria Wingfield. The name appears to have been adopted in the latter family from Mary, daughter of Henry VIII. Compare Notes and Queries 5th S. ii. 73, 316, 478. Marie is frequently found as a male name in France and in other parts of the Continent.

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