Cornelia Tiggelman

Brief Life History of Cornelia

When Cornelia Tiggelman was born on 10 October 1779, in Oude Tonge, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Cornelis Hendriksz Tichelman, was 54 and her mother, Sara Hendriksdr Kattestaart, was 29. She married Pieter Bouman on 1 November 1805, in Oude Tonge, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She died on 13 February 1828, in her hometown, at the age of 48.

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Pieter Bouman
Cornelia Tiggelman
Marriage: 1 November 1805
Sara Bouman
Sara Bouman
Neeltje Bouman
Cornelia Bouman

Sources (3)

  • Cornelia Tichelman in entry for Cornelia Bouwman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Cornelia Tichelman in entry for Arij van den Berg and Neeltje Bouwman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"
  • Cornelia Tichelman in entry for Neeltje Bouman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"

World Events (6)


A four year war with England was fought.


An alliance between Britain, Prussia and the Netherlands was ratified at the Hague.


France declared war on Britain and the Netherlands.

Name Meaning

From the Latin feminine form of the old Roman family name Cornelius . It was borne in the 2nd century bc by the mother of the revolutionary reformers Tiberius and Gaius Sempronius Gracchus . Its use in England dates from the 17th century, when it was probably brought in by Dutch immigrants.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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