Cornelia van Oeveren

18 August 1848–20 April 1915 (Age 66)
Sint Philipsland, Zeeland, Netherlands

The Life of Cornelia

When Cornelia van Oeveren was born on 18 August 1848, in Sint Philipsland, Zeeland, Netherlands, her father, Cornelis van Oeveren, was 32 and her mother, Geertje Ensmenger, was 34. She had at least 1 daughter with Johannes Quist. She died on 20 April 1915, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 66.

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Johannes Quist
Cornelia van Oeveren
Johanna Quist

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Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

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Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 18

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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)

  • Cornelie Kuist in household of Johannes Kuist, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cornelia Quist in household of Johannes Quist, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cornelia Quist in household of Johanes Quist, "United States Census, 1880"

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