Catrijna Verveelen

Brief Life History of Catrijna

When Catrijna Verveelen was born in 1617, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, her father, Daniel Verveelen, was 23 and her mother, Anna Elaut, was 29.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Verveelen
1594–1624
Anna Elaut
1588–1669
Johannes VerVeelen
1615–1701
Maria Verveelen
1621–1681
Isaack Verveelen
1624–1679
Catrijna Verveelen
1617–
Anna Verveelen
1619–1638
Daniel Verveelen
1620–1712

Sources (3)

  • Catrijna Vervelen, "Netherlands, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1910"
  • Catrijna, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"
  • Catrijna Vervelen, "Netherlands, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1910"

World Events (8)

1617 · First Dutch Academy is Opened

"Samuel Coster, a Dutch playwright, helped establish the ""First Nederduytsche Academy"". It was created with the intent to offer higher education to common citizens and offer higher quality theatre than what was available before. The inauguration took place on September 23, 1617 and included two plays: ""Apollo"" by Suffridus Sixtinus and ""Vande moordt begaen aen Wilhelm van Orangien"" by Gijsbert van Hoghendorp."

1624

The Dutch conquered Salvador, Brazil.

1648

End of Eighty Years' War with Spain.

Name Meaning

Anglicized form of the Gaelic names Ca(i)trìona (Scottish) and Caitríona (Irish), which are themselves forms of Katherine . As the accents show, it is stressed on the second i. The name is now also used elsewhere in the English-speaking world, although it is still especially popular among people of Scottish ancestry. It attracted wider attention as the title of Robert Louis Stevenson's novel Catriona ( 1893 ), sequel to Kidnapped.

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

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