Maria Treffers

Female27 September 1861–

Brief Life History of Maria

When Maria Treffers was born on 27 September 1861, in Sprang, North Brabant, Netherlands, her father, Hermanus Treffers, was 44 and her mother, Maria Pellikaan, was 39. She married Franciscus Gerritsen on 26 June 1889, in Dordrecht, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Franciscus Gerritsen
Maria Treffers
Marriage: 26 June 1889
Frederika Plantina Gerritsen
Johannes Godfried Gerritsen
Hermanus Gerritsen

Sources (13)

  • Maria Treffers in entry for Joost Vlasblom, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Maria Treffers, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Population Registers"
  • Maria Treffers in entry for Hermanus Gerritsen and Cornelia van der Stek, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 June 1889Dordrecht, South Holland, Netherlands
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

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

    1870 · Amstel Brewery

    Age 9

    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.

    1899 · Hague Peace Convention

    Age 38

    The Hague Peace Convention was a series conferences that produced treaties and declarations. The convention took place in Hague, Netherlands. The conferences were among the first formal statements of the laws of war and war crimes in secular international law.

    Name Meaning

    A name derived from Mapia, one of the Greek forms of Miriam. Maria is found as a male name as well as a female name. Viscount Montague, of Cowdray, Sussex, who succeeded to the title as second viscount, was christened Anthony Maria Browne. In Camden's Remains (p. 44), referred to in Delicie Literarise, occurs Thomas Maria Wingfield; and there was also a Sir Edward Maria Wingfield. The name appears to have been adopted in the latter family from Mary, daughter of Henry VIII. Compare Notes and Queries 5th S. ii. 73, 316, 478. Marie is frequently found as a male name in France and in other parts of the Continent.

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