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.

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Family Time Line

Gerrit Teerlink
1804–
Helena Kamermans
1794–1874
Marriage: 4 November 1829

Spouse and Children

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

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1813
    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.
    1840
    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

    Gerritsen

    Sources (5)

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

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