Jacob Karelsen

25 April 1885–22 April 1964 (Age 79)
Baarn, Utrecht, Netherlands

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Karelsen was born on 25 April 1885, in Baarn, Utrecht, Netherlands, his father, Elbert Karelsen, was 42 and his mother, Cornelia Rietveld, was 40. He married Steventje van Wagenveld on 13 December 1917, in Doorn, Utrecht, Netherlands. He died on 22 April 1964, at the age of 78, and was buried in Soest, Utrecht, Netherlands.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Karelsen
Steventje van Wagenveld
Marriage: 13 December 1917

Spouse and Children

13 December 1917
Doorn, Utrecht, Netherlands

Parents and Siblings

    Elbert Karelsen


    Cornelia Rietveld




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World Events (8)


Age 5

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

Age 5

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 29

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

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Karl ( see Charles ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Karelsen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Jacob Karelsen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Jacob Karelsen, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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