Maria Gertruid Kunkels

8 September 1867–5 October 1953 (Age 86)
Brunssum,, Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Maria Gertruid

When Maria Gertruid Kunkels was born on 8 September 1867, her father, Johan Kunkels, was 44 and her mother, Maria Josepha Houtmans, was 36. She married Johann Georg Holl on 22 October 1897, in Goch, Kleve, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany. She died on 5 October 1953, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Johann Georg Holl
1873–1954
Maria Gertruid Kunkels
1867–1953
Marriage: 22 October 1897

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 October 1897
Goch, Kleve, Rhineland, Prussia, Germany

Parents and Siblings

    Johan Kunkels

    Male1823–1899Male

    Maria Josepha Houtmans

    Female1831–1901Female

siblings

(8)

    Maria Mechtild Kunkels

    Female1863–1926Female

    Maria Elisabeth Kunkels

    Female1864–1932Female

    Male1866–1952Male

    Female1867–1953Female

    Jan Joseph Kunkels

    Male1868–1869Male

+3 More Children

Name Meaning

German:1. from Middle High German kunkel ‘spindle’, ‘distaff’ (from Late Latin conicula, conucula diminutive of conus ‘cone’, ‘peg’), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of spindles or a spinner or alternatively a nickname for a tall thin person. 2. from a medieval German personal name, a pet form of Kuno ( see Kuhn ). 3. possibly from Low German kunkel ‘dugout’, ‘shelter’, or ‘deep water’, of uncertain application: perhaps a topographic name. 4. ( Künkel ): habitational name from a manor near Eisenack (Thuringia) or Erkelenz (Westphalia).

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

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