Anna Mak

17 June 1842–26 May 1923 (Age 80)
Schiedam, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Anna

When Anna Mak was born on 17 June 1842, in Schiedam, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Willem Mak, was 27 and her mother, Hendrijntje Doeleman, was 32. She married Cornelis Koning on 24 August 1864, in Schiedam, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 26 May 1923, in her hometown, at the age of 80.

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Cornelis Koning
Anna Mak
Marriage: 24 August 1864
Jacob Koning
Willem Koning
Jan Koning
Hendrica Koning
Cornelis Koning
Paulus Koning
Johannes Koning

Spouse and Children

    Cornelis Koning



24 August 1864
Schiedam, South Holland, Netherlands


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World Events (8)


Age 11

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

Age 21

The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.
1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 28

Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.

Name Meaning

1 Chinese 麦: Cantonese variant of Mai 2.2 Polish and Ukrainian: from a short form of the personal name Makary, Makar, or some other Slavic form of the Greek personal name Makarios ‘blessed’.3 Polish, Jewish (Ashkenazic), and Slovienian: from mak ‘poppy’, a nickname for someone who grew poppies or (as a Jewish name) an ornamental name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna Mak in entry for Paulus Koning, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Anna Mak in entry for Cornelis van Schie and Hendrica Koning, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Anna Mak in entry for Willem Koning and Catharina Adriana Weij, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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