Willemina Kamphuis

Gramsbergen, Overijssel, Netherlands

The Life of Willemina

When Willemina Kamphuis was born in 1858, in Gramsbergen, Overijssel, Netherlands, her father, Lambertus Kamphuis, was 34 and her mother, Geziena Stroeve, was 35. She married Jan Valkman on 5 July 1888, in Gramsbergen, Overijssel, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Jan Valkman
Willemina Kamphuis
Marriage: 5 July 1888
Margaretha Geziena Valkman

Spouse and Children

5 July 1888
Gramsbergen, Overijssel, Netherlands


    Margaretha Geziena Valkman


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 5

The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.
1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 12

Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.

Age 32

Death by suicide of van Gogh.

Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived in a house by a field, from kamp ‘enclosed field’ + huis ‘house’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Willemina Kamphuis in entry for Margaretha Geziena Valkman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Willemina Kamphuis, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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