Maria Adriana Johanna Kramer

28 January 1860–3 September 1921 (Age 61)
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Maria Adriana Johanna

When Maria Adriana Johanna Kramer was born on 28 January 1860, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, her father, Cornelis Kramer, was 32 and her mother, Johanna Ursinus Duijkers, was 33. She married Jan van Staveren on 20 March 1884, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 3 September 1921, in her hometown, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Jan van Staveren
Maria Adriana Johanna Kramer
Marriage: 20 March 1884
Sophia Johanna Ursina van Staveren
Johannes Ursinus van Staveren
Jan van Staveren

Spouse and Children

20 March 1884
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands


    Sophia Johanna Ursina van Staveren



    Jan van Staveren


Parents and Siblings

    Cornelis Kramer


    Johanna Ursinus Duijkers




    Wilhelmina Maria Kramer


    Casper Cornelis Kramer


    Jurriaan Willem Kramer



    Cornelis Johannes Kramer


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World Events (8)


Age 3

The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.
1865 · Construction of the North Sea Canal

Age 5

After the Noordhollandsch Kanaal proved inadequate after several decades, it was decided that a new canal was necessary. Digging began at Breesaap on March 8, 1865. Working conditions were considered horrible: manual labor workers lived in manmade huts and were exposed to diseases, alcohol abuse, and fighting. King William III of the Netherlands officially opened the North Sea Canal on November 1, 1876 The canal is 15 miles long (25 km) and connects to the North Sea by Ijmuiden (a port city in North Holland). It is now considered a vital part of the Western Netherlands' groundwater management system.
1880 · Second Golden Age

Age 20

The period during the end of the 19th Century is often referred to as Amsterdam's Second Golden age. The industrial revolution began, new museums were built, and a railway station was constructed.

Name Meaning

German (also Krämer), Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a shopkeeper, peddler, or hawker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German, Middle Low German krām ‘trading post’, ‘tent’, ‘booth’. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maria Adriana Johanna Kramer, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950"
  • Maria Adriana Johanna Kramer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Maria Adriana Johanna Kramer in entry for Jan van Staveren and Irene Kramer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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