Catharina Rokazina van Gilst

1901–1979 (Age 77)
Numansdorp, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Catharina Rokazina

When Catharina Rokazina van Gilst was born on 11 June 1901, in Numansdorp, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Jacobus van Gilst, was 34 and her mother, Adriaantje Dirkje Lagendijk, was 29. She had at least 1 son with Wiekert Visser. She died on 19 May 1979, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 77.

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Catharina Rokazina van Gilst
Wiekert Visser
Leendert Visser

Spouse & Children



  • Leendert Visser


Parents & Siblings

  • Jacobus van Gilst


  • Adriaantje Dirkje Lagendijk




  • Female1901–1979Female

  • Maaike Maria van Gilst


  • Janna van Gilst


  • Wiekert Marius van Gilst


World Events (8)

1904 · Weerdinge Couple Found in Bog

Age 3

Two skeletons were found next to each other in Drenthe, Netherlands. The skeletons were dated back to between 160 BC and 220 AD. One of the skeletons was thought to be a female and the other a male so scientists called them the Weerdinge couple or Mr. and Mrs. Veenstra. It was determined that both skeletons were men and the name was changed to Weerdinge Men.
1913 · Rotterdam School of Commerce opens

Age 12

Founded in 1913 by some of Rotterdam's most prominent entrepreneurs, the Netherlands School of Commerce received almost unanimous support from the local business community. It would be rebranded in 1973 as Erasmus University.

Age 21

Dutch women get the vote.

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 .

Possible Related Names

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

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