Maria Korte

2 May 1832–25 March 1909 (Age 76)
Wedde, Groningen, Netherlands

The Life of Maria

When Maria Korte was born on 2 May 1832, in Wedde, Groningen, Netherlands, her father, Hindrik Alberts Korte, was 33 and her mother, Antje Christiaans Hollé, was 36. She married Jan Noord Koning on 25 May 1861, in Oude Pekela, Groningen, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 25 March 1909, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Jan Noord Koning
1837–1915
Maria Korte
1832–1909
Marriage: 25 May 1861
Giessien Koning
1861–1862
Eeme Koning
1863–1946
Eemie Koning
1863–
Antje Koning
1865–1948
Hendrik Koning
1869–1949
Jan Koning
1871–1951
Geessien Zwaantje Koning
1874–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 May 1861
Oude Pekela, Groningen, Netherlands
children

(7)

    Giessien Koning

    Female1861–1862Female

    Male1863–1946Male

    Eemie Koning

    Female1863–Female

    Antje Koning

    Female1865–1948Female

    Male1869–1949Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Hindrik Alberts Korte

    Male1799–1870Male

    Antje Christiaans Hollé

    Female1796–1871Female

siblings

(6)

    Frouwe Korte

    Female1823–Female

    Albert Hindriks Korte

    Male1825–1885Male

    Kristiaan Hindriks Korte

    Male1827–1890Male

    Rikkert Hindriks Korte

    Male1830–1903Male

    Female1832–1909Female

+1 More Child

World Events (6)

1853

Age 21

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.
1863

Age 31

The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.
1873

Age 41

The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch and North German: nickname for a short person, from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German kort ‘short’.2 German (Körte): Westphalian variant of the personal name Kurt .3 German: from Sorbian khort ‘hunting dog’, hence possibly a nickname for someone resembling the animal in some way or for someone who kept hunting dogs.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Marie Kork in entry for John Koning, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Maria Korte, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Maria Korte, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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