Catharina van Leeuwen

14 October 1838–4 August 1912 (Age 73)
Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Catharina

When Catharina van Leeuwen was born on 14 October 1838, in Holland, Netherlands, her father, Gerardus van Leeuwen, was 44 and her mother, Hester Westgeest, was 35. She married Nicolaas Stokman on 29 May 1862, in Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 4 August 1912, in her hometown, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Nicolaas Stokman
1832–1879
Catharina van Leeuwen
1838–1912
Marriage: 29 May 1862
Antonius Dignum Stokman
1863–1922
Gerardus Jacobus Stokman
1864–1939
Catharina Maria Stokman
1866–1891
Jacobus Hendrikus Stokman
1867–1955
Maria Cornelia Stokman
1869–1956
Petrus Gijsbertus Stokman
1870–1947
Hester Anna Stokman
1872–1950
Maria Agatha Stokman
1874–1878
Wilhelmina Adriana Stokman
1876–1953
Adrianus Petrus Stokman
1877–1966

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 May 1862
Holland, Netherlands
children

(10)

    Antonius Dignum Stokman

    Male1863–1922Male

    Gerardus Jacobus Stokman

    Male1864–1939Male

    Catharina Maria Stokman

    Female1866–1891Female

    Male1867–1955Male

    Female1869–1956Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (7)

1853

Age 15

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.
1863

Age 25

The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.
1870 · Amstel Brewery

Age 32

Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.

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 .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Trijntje van Leeuwen in entry for Maria Cornelia Stokman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Trijntje van Leeuwen in entry for Maria Cornelia Stokman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Catharina van Leeuwen in entry for Nicolaas Stokman, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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