When Dingetje Douw was born in 1757, in Sint Annaland, Zeeland, Netherlands, her father, Pieter Douw, was 31 and her mother, Marija Steijn, was 25. She died before 4 January 1811, at the age of 54.
Some characteristic forenames: Dutch Gerrit, Gerritt, Dirk, Hendrik, Marinus.
nickname from Middle Dutch mouwe ‘thick or protruding lip’.
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