Elizabeth Johanna Göbel

4 April 1870–30 December 1952 (Age 82)
Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Elizabeth Johanna

When Elizabeth Johanna Göbel was born on 4 April 1870, in Dordrecht, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Hendrik Göbel, was 32 and her mother, Wilhemina Schouten, was 30. She married Johannes Jacobus Engels on 11 November 1897, in Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 30 December 1952, in her hometown, at the age of 82.

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Johannes Jacobus Engels
Elizabeth Johanna Göbel
Marriage: 11 November 1897
Adriana Wilhelmina Engels
Krijna Engels
Johannes Jacobus Engels

Spouse and Children

11 November 1897
Holland, Netherlands


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World Events (8)


Age 3

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

Age 3

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 29

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 German (usually Göbel): see Goebel .2 French and English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of goblets and tankards, from Old French gobel ‘drinking vessel’, ‘cup’ (apparently from Celtic gob ‘mouth’).3 English: in some cases possibly a variant of Godbold . Compare Goble .

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

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  • Elizabeth Johanna Göbel, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Elizabeth Johanna Göbel, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Elizabeth Johanna Göbel, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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