Petronella Van Schalkwijk

25 September 1820–7 November 1871 (Age 51)
Weesp, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Petronella

When Petronella Van Schalkwijk was born on 25 September 1820, in Weesp, North Holland, Netherlands, her father, Cornelis van Schalkwijk, was 26 and her mother, Aaltje van Zijl, was 26. She married Simon Frederik Stuart on 19 April 1843, in Weesp, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 7 November 1871, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Simon Frederik Stuart
1820–1866
Petronella Van Schalkwijk
1820–1871
Marriage: 19 April 1843
Christiaan Stuart
1843–1884
Cornelis Stuart
1845–
Adriana Stuart
1847–1874
Simon Frederik Stuart
1850–1850
Petronella Stuart
1852–
Johannes Stuart
1855–1921
Alida Stuart
1858–1858
Simon Frederik Stuart
1860–1862
Simon Frederik Stuart
1864–1866
Simon Fredrik Stuart
1866–1866
Simon Fredrik Stuart
1867–1871

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 April 1843
Weesp, North Holland, Netherlands
children

(11)

    Christiaan Stuart

    Male1843–1884Male

    Male1845–Male

    Adriana Stuart

    Female1847–1874Female

    Simon Frederik Stuart

    Male1850–1850Male

    Petronella Stuart

    Female1852–Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Cornelis van Schalkwijk

    Male1794–1868Male

    Aaltje van Zijl

    Female1794–1877Female

siblings

(8)

    Gysje van Schalkwyk

    Female1819–1847Female

    Female1820–1871Female

    Wilhelmus van Schalkwyk

    Male1822–1854Male

    Adriaantje van Schalkwyk

    Female1825–1875Female

    Christiaan van Schalkwijk

    Male1827–1892Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1824 · Creation of Netherlands Trading Society

Age 4

King William I of the Netherlands established the Netherlands Trading Society (a successor to the Dutch East India Company) to revive the trade between the Netherlands and the Netherlands East Indies. The institution was headquartered in Amsterdam.
1830

Age 10

Belgium rebelled against Netherlands.
1838 · Natura Artis Magistra (Zoo)

Age 18

The Natura Artis Magistra, also known as Artis, is the oldest Zoo in the Netherlands and among the oldest zoos in all of Europe. It is located in the center of Amsterdam. Gerard Westerman, J.W.H. Werlemann and J.J. Wijsmuller founded the Zoo in 1838, where it was initially open only to members. The zoo would become public in 1851. In addition to the typical Zoo fare, Artis also contains an aquarium, planetarium, arboretum, and a sizeable collection of art.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Petronella van Schalkwijk in entry for Simon Frederik Stuart, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950"
  • Petronella van Schalkrogh in entry for Frederik Simon Stuart, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950"
  • Petronella van Schalkwijk, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950"

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