Maatje van Dijke

Female20 April 1891–6 March 1907

Brief Life History of Maatje

When Maatje van Dijke was born on 20 April 1891, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, her father, Cornelis van Dijke, was 39 and her mother, Cornelia Lauwrina Faasse, was 40. She died on 6 March 1907, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 15, and was buried in Oakhill Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cornelis van Dijke
Cornelia Lauwrina Faasse
Adriaan van Dijke
Cornelis van Dijke
Margaretha van Dijke
Marinus van Dijke
Adriana Catharina Van Dijke
Johannes van Dijke
Sent van Dijke
John van Dijke
Maatje van Dijke
Lawrence Van Dyke

Sources (2)

  • Maatje Van Dyke in household of Cornelius Van Dyke, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Maud Van Dyke, "Find A Grave Index"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (10)

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World Events (6)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 9

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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