Maria Brink

26 December 1831–5 August 1861 (Age 29)
Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands

The Life of Maria

When Maria Brink was born on 26 December 1831, in Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands, her father, Evert Brink, was 25 and her mother, Henderina Schut, was 34. She married Gerrit Pluim on 19 May 1855, in Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 5 August 1861, in her hometown, at the age of 29.

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Family Time Line

Gerrit Pluim
1821–1902
Maria Brink
1831–1861
Marriage: 19 May 1855
Willemina Pluim
1858–1871
Evert Pluim
1859–1942

Spouse and Children

    Gerrit Pluim

    Male1821–1902Male

    Female1831–1861Female

MARRIAGE
19 May 1855
Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands
children

(2)

    Willemina Pluim

    Female1858–1871Female

    Evert Pluim

    Male1859–1942Male

Parents and Siblings

    Evert Brink

    Male1806–1891Male

    Female1797–1861Female

siblings

(5)

    Female1831–1861Female

    Harmen Brink

    Male1836–1837Male

    Jacob Brink

    Male1836–1837Male

    Herman Jacob Brink

    Male1839–1867Male

    Female1839–1877Female

World Events (1)

1853

Age 22

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

Name Meaning

North German, Dutch, Danish, and Swedish: topographic name for someone who lived by a pasture or green, from Middle Low German brinc ‘edge’, ‘slope’, ‘grazing land’, especially a raised meadow in low-lying marshland. In both Danish and Swedish brink is a borrowing of Dutch brinck ‘waterside slope’; in Danish it means ‘where the water runs deep’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maria Brink in entry for Willemina Pluim, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Maria Brink in entry for Evert Pluim and Everdina Johanna Holtman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Maria Brink in entry for Evert Pluim, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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