Catarina Roef

Gelderland, Netherlands

The Life of Catarina

Catarina Roef was born in Gelderland, Netherlands. She married Casper Broekman on 9 December 1756, in Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands.

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Casper Broekman
Catarina Roef
Marriage: 9 December 1756

Spouse and Children

    Casper Broekman



9 December 1756
Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands

World Events (7)


England, Austria, Saxony and the Netherlands formed an alliance against Russia.

A four year war with England was fought.

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

Name Meaning

North German: of disputed origin; either a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of rope, from Middle Low German reep ‘rope’, or alternatively, a nickname for a feeble or very thin person, from Middle Low German ref, rif ‘body’, ‘skeleton’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Catharina Roef, "Netherlands Marriages, 1565-1892"
  • Catharina Roef, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Catharina Roef, "Netherlands Marriages, 1565-1892"

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