Catharina Maria de Groot

11 November 1871–
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Catharina Maria

When Catharina Maria de Groot was born on 11 November 1871, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, her father, Jan Wessel de Groot, was 35 and her mother, Maria Elisabeth Muller, was 29. She married Gerrit Hendrik Kreek on 16 November 1892, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Gerrit Hendrik Kreek
Catharina Maria de Groot
Marriage: 16 November 1892
Gerardus Petrus Jacobus Kreek
Gerrit Hendrik Kreek
Johannes Marinus Kreek
Jansje Petronella Maria Catharina Kreek

Spouse and Children

16 November 1892
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands


    Gerardus Petrus Jacobus Kreek


    Gerrit Hendrik Kreek


    Johannes Marinus Kreek


    Jansje Petronella Maria Catharina Kreek


Parents and Siblings

    Jan Wessel de Groot


    Maria Elisabeth Muller





    Dina Maria de Groot


    Rein de Groot


    Aaltje de Groot


    Antje de Groot


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 2

The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.
1880 · Second Golden Age

Age 9

The period during the end of the 19th Century is often referred to as Amsterdam's Second Golden age. The industrial revolution began, new museums were built, and a railway station was constructed.
1903 · Railroad strikes in the Netherlands (1903)

Age 32

A labor dispute broke out among Amsterdam workers regarding union rights. Union membership was obligatory with certain companies, but this was not the case for some other employers. The strikes began in January of 1903 and quickly spread across the country. Workers fought for the right to organize into unions and have the freedom to implement strikes.

Name Meaning

Indian: variant of Dey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Catharina Maria De Groot in entry for Jansje Petronella Maria Catharina Kreek, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950"
  • Catharina Maria de Groot in entry for Johannes Marinus Kreek, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950"
  • Catharina Maria De Groot in entry for Gerardus Petrus Jacobus Kreek, "Netherlands, Noord-Holland, Civil Registration, 1811-1950"

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