Harke Van Der Meulen

from 5 April 1800 to 5 May 1800–15 January 1879 (Age 78)
Damwoude, Friesland, Netherlands

The Life of Harke

When Harke Van Der Meulen was born from 5 April 1800 to 5 May 1800, in Damwoude, Friesland, Netherlands, his father, Wybren Fokkes van der Meulen, was 48 and his mother, Wipkjen Jans Venema, was 41. He married Froukje Boskma on 21 June 1828, in Dantumadeel, Friesland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 15 January 1879, in Akkerwoude, Friesland, Netherlands, at the age of 78.

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Harke Van Der Meulen
Froukje Boskma
Marriage: 21 June 1828
Wijpkje Van Der Meulen
Wijbren van der Meulen
Trijntje Van Der Meulen
Gerben Harkes van der Meulen
Jan Van Der Meulen
Herre Van Der Meulen
Jelle Harkes Van Der Meulen

Spouse and Children

21 June 1828
Dantumadeel, Friesland, Netherlands


    Wijpkje Van Der Meulen


    Wijbren van der Meulen


    Trijntje Van Der Meulen


    Gerben Harkes van der Meulen


    Jan Van Der Meulen


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (6)


Age 13

The Dutch defeated the French.
1813 · Netherlands Regains Independence

Age 13

In 1810, when Louis Bonaparte resigned from the throne, the Netherlands was annexed from the French. Finally in 1814, the Netherlands became sovereign and independent.

Age 30

Belgium rebelled against Netherlands.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harke Wybrens van der Meulen in entry for Wypkje van der Meulen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Harke Wybrens van der Meulen in entry for Jelle van der Meulen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Harke Wybrens van der Meulen in entry for Wybren van der Meulen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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