The Dutch Cemetery in Chinsurah: A Digital Archive of Memories

Catharina Carolina Herklots

Last Name: 
Herklots
First Name: 
Catharina Carolina
Grave Plot No.: 
24
Spatial: 
Post-nominal titles: 
Mrs
date of birth: 
12.03.1774
year of death: 
1846
date of death: 
09.06.1846
Age at death: 
72 years, 3 months
Gender: 
Female
Relationships: 
Wife of Gregorius Herklots.
Full Epitaph: 
In Memory of Mrs.C.C.Herklots, born 12th March 1774, obit 9th June 1846, aged 72 years 3 months.peviously buried in the same grave her childern and grand children:- Children Margt. Adelheid died in 1795 aged 9 days, Gregorius Peter died in 1800 aged 5 years 9 months 23 days, Catharine died in 1806 aged 2 years 2 months, Carel died died in 1812 aged 6 days, Henry Robert died in 1815 aged 1 year 8 months. Grandchildren Luckyn Wlliam Betts died in 1817 aged 10 months, Louisa Helen Betts died in 1822 aged 1 month 11 days, Alphonso Herklots Lacroix died in 1828 aged 6 months 22 days, Henry Allen Herklots died in 1830 aged 5 days.
Residence: 
Chinsurah
Place of death: 
Chinsurah
Tomb architecture: 
Pyramid
Detailed information: 

Catherine Caroline Wankyf (maiden name) was born and brought up in India. She was a widow before she married Mr. Herklots. She had sixteen children, of whom only four survived. Her obituary mentions her as a true Christian who devoted her life for the welfare of the society.

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This record has been created by:: 

Anish Mitra