Gerrit Teerlink

28 December 1804–
Holland, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Gerrit

When Gerrit Teerlink was born on 28 December 1804, in Holland, Netherlands, his father, Johannes Teerlink, was 29 and his mother, Cornelia Maria Vernes, was 24. He married Helena Kamermans on 4 November 1829, in Holland, Netherlands.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Gerrit? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Gerrit Teerlink
Helena Kamermans
Marriage: 4 November 1829

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 November 1829Holland, Netherlands
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    The Dutch defeated the French.
    1813 · Netherlands Regains Independence
    Age 9
    In 1810, when Louis Bonaparte resigned from the throne, the Netherlands was annexed from the French. Finally in 1814, the Netherlands became sovereign and independent.
    Age 36
    Established 1840 (split-up of Holland).

    Name Meaning

    Dutch and North German: patronymic from the personal name Gerrit, from an ancient Germanic name composed of the elements gār, gēr ‘spear, lance’ + hard ‘hardy, brave, strong’.History: The name Gerritse is recorded in Beverwyck in New Netherland (now Albany, NY) in the mid 17th century.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (5)

    • Netherlands, Civil Marriage Index
    • Gerrit Teerlink, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
    • Gerrit Teerlink, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.