Eleonora Johanna Duker

19 August 1832–
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Eleonora Johanna

When Eleonora Johanna Duker was born on 19 August 1832, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, her father, Pieter Duker, was 31 and her mother, Eleonora Johanna Hendriks, was 31. She married Johannes Vrijbloed on 8 September 1858, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.

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Johannes Vrijbloed
Eleonora Johanna Duker
Marriage: 8 September 1858

Spouse and Children

8 September 1858
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings

    Pieter Duker


    Eleonora Johanna Hendriks




World Events (8)

1838 · Natura Artis Magistra (Zoo)

Age 6

The Natura Artis Magistra, also known as Artis, is the oldest Zoo in the Netherlands and among the oldest zoos in all of Europe. It is located in the center of Amsterdam. Gerard Westerman, J.W.H. Werlemann and J.J. Wijsmuller founded the Zoo in 1838, where it was initially open only to members. The zoo would become public in 1851. In addition to the typical Zoo fare, Artis also contains an aquarium, planetarium, arboretum, and a sizeable collection of art.

Age 21

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

Age 31

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

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: from Middle Dutch duker ‘diver’, ‘diving bird’ ( see Ducker ).2 North German (Düker): see Dueker .

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

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  • Eleonora Johanna Duker, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Eleonora Johanna Duker, "Netherlands, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1910"

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