Hendrika van Abel

8 July 1822–11 March 1877 (Age 54)
Mill en Sint Hubert, North Brabant, Netherlands

The Life of Hendrika

When Hendrika van Abel was born on 8 July 1822, in Mill en Sint Hubert, North Brabant, Netherlands, her father, Adriaan Van Abel, was 44 and her mother, Maria Kempen, was 36. She married Antoni Abels on 14 July 1852, in Grave, North Brabant, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 11 March 1877, in Grave, North Brabant, Netherlands, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Antoni Abels
Hendrika van Abel
Marriage: 14 July 1852
Adrianus Martinus Hendrikus Abels
Hendrikus Martinus Raphael Abels
Matheus Johannes Abels

Spouse and Children

14 July 1852
Grave, North Brabant, Netherlands


Parents and Siblings


    Maria Kempen




World Events (5)


Age 8

Belgium rebelled against Netherlands.

Age 31

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

Age 41

The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.

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)

  • Hendrika van Abel in entry for Matheus Johannes Abels and Adriana Lamberta de Louw, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Hendrika van Abel in entry for Matheus Johannes Abels, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Hendrica van Abel in entry for Matheus Johannes Abels, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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