Anna Catharina Exel

1850–1930 (Age 80)
Altenberge, Steinfurt, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany

The Life of Anna Catharina

Anna Catharina Exel was born in 1850, in Altenberge, Steinfurt, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany as the daughter of Gertrud Exel. She married Gerrit Hartgers on 20 December 1875, in Emmen, Drenthe, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 17 May 1930, in Emmen, Drenthe, Netherlands, at the age of 80.

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Anna Catharina Exel
Gerrit Hartgers
Marriage: 20 December 1875
Niesje Hartgers
Geert Hartgers
Trouwel Hartgers
Elisabeth Hartgers
Gerrit Hartgers
Henderika Hartgers

Spouse & Children

20 December 1875
Emmen, Drenthe, Netherlands


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Parents & Siblings

  • Gertrud Exel




World Events (8)

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Age 2

On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.

Age 3

Birth of Vincent van Gogh.

Age 23

The Dutch began colonization efforts in Aceh province (Indonesia), which led to a decades-long war.

Name Meaning

1 Scandinavian, Dutch, and North German: from the personal name Apsel, Danish and North German vernacular form of the Biblical name Absolom. As a Scandinavian surname it is a shortened form of the patronymic forms Axelsson or Axelsen.2 Belgian and Dutch: habitational name for someone from either of two places, Aksel in East Flanders or Axel in Zeeland.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Anna Catharina Exel in entry for Leffert Mulder and Niesje Hartgens, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Anna Catharina Exel in entry for Jakob Oosting and Henderika Hartgers, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
  • Anna Catharina Exel, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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