Dirk Alink

Male12 October 1824–

Brief Life History of Dirk

When Dirk Alink was born on 12 October 1824, in Deventer, Overijssel, Netherlands, his father, Bernardus Alink, was 36 and his mother, Dina Wagenvoorde, was 38. He married Jantje van Boerum on 16 September 1860, in Dokkum, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Dirk Alink
Jantje van Boerum
Marriage: 16 September 1860
Dirk Aling
Derk Aling

Sources (6)

  • Dirk Aling in entry for Derk Aling, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Dirk Alink, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Dirk Aling in entry for Dirk Aling, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 September 1860Dokkum, Friesland, Netherlands
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    Belgium rebelled against Netherlands.


    Age 29

    Birth of Vincent van Gogh.


    Age 39

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

    Name Meaning

    Dutch (also Van den Blink): topographic name from blink ‘blank hill or dune’, or a habitational name for someone from De Blink near Zandvoort (North Holland) and near Rauwerd (Friesland).

    Swedish: nickname or soldier's name, apparently from blink ‘gleam, flash, sight’. This surname is very rare in Sweden.

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

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