Johanna Catharina Schuler

25 June 1883–
Utrecht, Netherlands

The Life of Johanna Catharina

When Johanna Catharina Schuler was born on 25 June 1883, in Utrecht, Netherlands, her father, Willem Gottlieb Friedrich Schuler, was 25 and her mother, IJsbrandine Henriette Françoise Dubois, was 24. She married Johan Bernard van Melaan on 28 December 1911, in Utrecht, Netherlands.

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Johan Bernard van Melaan
Johanna Catharina Schuler
Marriage: 28 December 1911

Spouse and Children

28 December 1911
Utrecht, Netherlands

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World Events (8)


Age 7

Death by suicide of van Gogh.
1890 · Grand Duchy of Luxembourg Separates from the Netherlands

Age 7

Luxembourg had gained their independence in 1867, but they were still under the possession of the kings of the Netherlands until William III died and the grand duchy passed to the House of Nassau-Weilburg.
1914 · WWI and the Netherlands

Age 31

During WWI, the Netherlands declared that they were neutral and stayed so during the war.

Name Meaning

1 South German (also Schüler): occupational name for a scholar or a student training to be a priest, from an agent derivative of Middle High German schuol(e) ‘school’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a Talmudic scholar or the sexton of a synagogue, from an agent derivative of Yiddish shul ‘synagogue’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Johanna Catharina Schuler, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Johanna Catharina Schuler, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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