Maria La Grouw

9 November 1830–24 March 1879 (Age 48)
Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Maria

When Maria La Grouw was born on 9 November 1830, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Pieter La Grouw, was 20 and her mother, Jannetje Cornelia du Perron, was 27. She married Marinus de Heij on 25 January 1860, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands. She died on 24 March 1879, in her hometown, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

Marinus de Heij
Maria La Grouw
Marriage: 25 January 1860

Spouse and Children

25 January 1860
Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings

    Pieter La Grouw


    Jannetje Cornelia du Perron





    Johanna La Grouw


    Johanna La Grouw


    Petronella La Grouw


    Jannetje Cornelia La Grouw


World Events (6)

1844 · Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Courant begins publication

Age 14

In 1844, this highly liberal newspaper began publishing. It was so influential that it stayed in business until 1970, when it merged with its competitor, Algemeen Handelsblad, forming the NRC Handelsblad.

Age 23

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

Age 33

The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.

Name Meaning

Vietnamese (La and Lã): two Vietnamese names, both unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Maria Lagrouw, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Maria Lagrouw, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Maria La Grouw - Government record: Death record or certificate: death: 24 March 1879; Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

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