Catharina Valk

6 November 1868–6 July 1883 (Age 14)
Haaften, Gelderland, Netherlands

The Life of Catharina

When Catharina Valk was born on 6 November 1868, in Haaften, Gelderland, Netherlands, her father, Gerrit Valk, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth van Willigen, was 32. She died on 6 July 1883, in Neder-Betuwe, Gelderland, Netherlands, at the age of 14.

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Family Time Line

Gerrit Valk
1833–1892
Elizabeth van Willigen
1836–1910
Johanna Valk
1858–1918
Cornelis Valk
1862–1885
Willemina Valk
1865–1889
Catharina Valk
1868–1883
Geertruida Valk
1872–1919

Parents and Siblings

    Gerrit Valk

    Male1833–1892Male

    Elizabeth van Willigen

    Female1836–1910Female

siblings

(5)

    Johanna Valk

    Female1858–1918Female

    Cornelis Valk

    Male1862–1885Male

    Willemina Valk

    Female1865–1889Female

    Female1868–1883Female

    Female1872–1919Female

World Events (3)

1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 2

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.
1873

Age 5

The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.
1873 · Holland America Line

Age 5

Holland America Line originally headquartered in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands was founded in 1873. It has since moved to Seattle, Washington. It is now part of the Carnival Cruise Line.

Name Meaning

Belgian and Dutch (Van der Valk): habitational name for someone from any of the places called Valk, in the provinces of Brabant, Antwerp, and East Flanders.

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

Sources (2)

  • Catharina Valk, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Catharina Valk, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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