Margaretha Oude Elferink

1794–19 January 1840 (Age 46)
Denekamp, Overijssel, Netherlands

The Life of Margaretha Oude

When Margaretha Oude Elferink was born in 1794, in Denekamp, Overijssel, Netherlands, her father, Jan Hendrik Oude Elferink, was 26 and her mother, Joanna Ekelhof, was 28. She married Hermannus Meilink on 27 June 1816, in Ootmarsum, Overijssel, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 19 January 1840, in her hometown, at the age of 46.

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Family Time Line

Hermannus Meilink
Margaretha Oude Elferink
Marriage: 27 June 1816
Bernardus Johannes Meilink

Spouse and Children

27 June 1816
Ootmarsum, Overijssel, Netherlands


Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (5)


Age 1

France and Napoleon conquered the Netherlands.

Age 5

The United East India Company is liquidated.

Age 19

The Dutch defeated the French.

Name Meaning

Dutch and German: patronymic from the personal name Elfer ( see Elfers ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaretha Oude Elferink, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Margarethe Oude Elferink in entry for Bernardus Johannes Meilink, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Margaretha Oude Elferink in entry for Hermannus Meilink, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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