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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Family Time Line

Thomas van der Meer
1740–
Elisabeth Dunk
1743–1825
Marriage: 14 May 1765
Dirkje van der Meer
1766–
Lijdia van der Meer
1768–1773
Johannes van der Meer
1769–
Lijdia van der Meer
1773–
Johannes van der Meer
1776–1834
Pieter van der Meer
1779–1855
Maria van der Meer
1783–

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)

1745

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

1780

A four year war with England was fought.

1788

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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