Elisabeth Dunk

Brief Life History of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Dunk was christened on 13 October 1743, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Pieter Dunk, was 39 and her mother, Lijdia Voogt, was 40. She married Thomas van der Meer on 14 May 1765, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 8 February 1825, in her hometown, at the age of 81.

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Thomas van der Meer
Elisabeth Dunk
Marriage: 14 May 1765
Dirkje van der Meer
Lijdia van der Meer
Johannes van der Meer
Lijdia van der Meer
Johannes van der Meer
Pieter van der Meer
Maria van der Meer

Sources (15)

  • Elisabeth Dunk, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Elizabeth Dunk in entry for Thomas van der Meer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Elisabeth Dank in entry for Maria van der Meer, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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World Events (6)


England, Austria, Saxony and the Netherlands formed an alliance against Russia.


A four year war with England was fought.


An alliance between Britain, Prussia and the Netherlands was ratified at the Hague.

Name Meaning

English (Kent and Sussex): unexplained.

Dutch: variant of Donk . Compare Van Dunk .

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

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