Catharina Maria van Gilst

1888–1916 (Age 27)
Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Catharina Maria

When Catharina Maria van Gilst was born on 1 November 1888, in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Johannes van Gilst, was 28 and her mother, Anna Catharina Freling, was 31. She died on 20 May 1916, in her hometown, at the age of 27.

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Johannes van Gilst
Anna Catharina Freling
Maria Francina van Gilst
Maria Engelina Antonetta van Gilst
Johannes Gerardus van Gilst
Coenradus van Gilst
Anna Catharina van Gilst
Catharina Maria van Gilst
Anna Catharina van Gilst

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World Events (7)


Age 2

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

Age 2

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.
1898 · Witte Huis, Europe's first Skyscraper is built

Age 10

"Built in 1898, the """"White House"""" standing at 43 meters tall, was Europe's first skyscraper. Somehow it survived German bombings in May 14 1940. The White House was added to the UNESCO world heritage list."

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.

Sources (2)

  • Catharina Maria van Gilst, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"
  • Catharina Maria van Gilst, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"

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