Johanna Hendrika Maris

Brief Life History of Johanna Hendrika

When Johanna Hendrika Maris was born on 7 October 1840, in Oud-Vossemeer, Zeeland, Netherlands, her father, Gijsbertus Maris, was 46 and her mother, Jacomina Van Beek, was 43. She married Gabriel Douw on 18 October 1866, in Oud-Vossemeer, Zeeland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 10 June 1902, in Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium, at the age of 61.

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Gabriel Douw
Johanna Hendrika Maris
Marriage: 18 October 1866
Jacomina Elisabeth Douw
Elizabeth Jacoba Douw

Sources (6)

  • Johanna Hendrika Maris, "Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1588-1913"
  • Anna Maris in entry for Gabriel Douw, "Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1588-1913"
  • Johanna Henderika Maris in entry for Elizabeth Jacoba Douw, "Belgium, Antwerp, Civil Registration, 1588-1913"

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Name Meaning

English: variant of Mares 2.

Flemish and Dutch: metronymic from the personal name Marie (see Maria ).

Dutch (Van Maris): habitational name for someone from Maris in Dutch Limburg.

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

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