Elizabeth Maria Kars

13 April 1879–9 May 1953 (Age 74)
Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Elizabeth Maria

When Elizabeth Maria Kars was born on 13 April 1879, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Bastiaan Teunis Kars, was 29 and her mother, Jannetje van Gunsteren, was 29. She died on 9 May 1953, in her hometown, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Bastiaan Teunis Kars
1849–1926
Jannetje van Gunsteren
1850–1926
Bastiaan Kars
1873–1952
Franciscus Kars
1875–1932
Cornelia Pieternella Kars
1877–
Elizabeth Maria Kars
1879–1953
Leendert Anthonie Kars
1879–
Jacob Kars
1881–
Kobus Kars
1884–
Emanuel Kars
1886–1956

Parents and Siblings

    Bastiaan Teunis Kars

    Male1849–1926Male

    Jannetje van Gunsteren

    Female1850–1926Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1873–1952Male

    Franciscus Kars

    Male1875–1932Male

    Cornelia Pieternella Kars

    Female1877–Female

    Female1879–1953Female

    Leendert Anthonie Kars

    Male1879–Male

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World Events (8)

1885 · The Wereldmuseum Rotterdam opens

Age 6

In 1885, the Geography and Ethnology museum opened as a result of increased exposure to other cultures within its borders and exploratory efforts into foreign lands. It changed its name later to the Wereldmuseum Rotterdam.
1890

Age 11

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1899 · Hague Peace Convention

Age 20

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 Bulgarian (Káro): from the Turkish loanword kara ‘black’.2 Jewish (Sephardic, also Ashkenazic): nickname from Spanish caro ‘dear’. The surname is recorded in Toledo, Spain, in the 14th century. The Ashkenazic branch is ultimately of Sephardic origin.3 Slovenian: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Maria Kars, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Elizabeth Maria Kars, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Elizabeth Maria Kars, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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