Margaretha Catharina Ament

1872–1957 (Age 84)
Oldeberkoop, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Margaretha Catharina

When Margaretha Catharina Ament was born on 21 May 1872, in Oldeberkoop, Friesland, Netherlands, her father, Carel Willem Ament, was 30 and her mother, Margaretha Catharina de Kok, was 33. She married Derk Adriaan Eekhout on 25 September 1895, in Rheden, Gelderland, Netherlands. She died on 18 January 1957, in Blaricum, North Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Margaretha Catharina Ament
Derk Adriaan Eekhout
Marriage: 25 September 1895

Spouse & Children

25 September 1895
Rheden, Gelderland, Netherlands

Parents & Siblings

  • Carel Willem Ament


  • Margaretha Catharina de Kok




  • Elisabeth Margaretha Ament


  • Jan Abraham Ament


  • Dina Cornelia Ament


  • Female1872–1957Female

World Events (8)


Age 1

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

Age 1

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.
1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 27

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

1 English: from an Old French personal name Amand, Amant (from Latin Amandus meaning ‘loveable’).2 German: variant spelling of Amend .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Margaretha Catharina Ament, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Margaretha Catharina Ament in entry for Derk Adriaan Eekhout, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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