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Tombstone Tuesday: De Meulder

Tombstone Tuesday: De Meulder

Tombstone of Henrietta Paulina Christina Maria Meulder, Breukelen cemetery

Tombstone of Henrietta Paulina Christina Maria Meulder

Tombstone of Henrietta Paulina Christina Maria Meulder, Breukelen cemetery

Inscription, part 1

Tombstone of Henrietta Paulina Christina Maria Meulder, Breukelen cemetery

Inscription, part 2

A tombstone that is a bit different: A statue of an angel, with two small circles on the pedestal containing the inscription:

Henriette P.C.M. de Meulder [born] 2 February 1874 in Lisse [died] 11 August 1951 in Breukelen, awaits here the happy day of her resurrection.

Note that, in the left circle, Breukelen (the name of the town) is inscribed between the date and the year of the death – I assume this is an error of the stone mason.

I could find her birth record in Genlias, the Dutch BMD database: Henrietta Paulina Christina Maria Meulder, daughter of Charles Louis Frederik Meulder and Hendrika Maria van Pest, was born on 2 February 1874 in Lisse.

Photos by the author. Breukelen cemetery, prov. Utrecht.

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