Lena Vermaat

Brief Life History of Lena

When Lena Vermaat was born on 15 August 1848, in Holland, Netherlands, her father, Teunis Vermaat, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth van der Linden, was 27. She married Pieter Maris on 20 May 1870, in Geervliet, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 8 daughters. She lived in Osborne Township, Pipestone, Minnesota, United States in 1895 and Leota Township, Nobles, Minnesota, United States in 1900. She died on 3 August 1921, in Conrad, Pondera, Montana, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Conrad, Pondera, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pieter Maris
Lena Vermaat
Marriage: 20 May 1870
Elizabeth Maris
Cathalijna Maris
Katalijna Maris
Teuntje Maris
Jan Pieter Maris
Katalyna Maris
Sara Lena Maris
Adriana Antoinetta Jennie Maris
Neeltije Nellie Pietertje Maris

Sources (16)

  • Lena Marris in household of Peter Marris, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Lena Maris, "Montana Death Index, 1860-2007"
  • Lena Vermuat in entry for Tenntzi Sluis, "Minnesota, County Deaths, 1850-2001"

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Name Meaning

Abstracted from various names ending in these syllables, such as Helena and Magdalena. In the United States it was particularly associated with the singer Lena Horne ( 1917–2010 ).

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