Adolf I. von Altena-Mark was born circa 1194 to Friedrich von Berg-Altena (1173-1198) and Alveradis von Krieckenbeck (?-?) and died 28 June 1249 in Cappenberg of unspecified causes. He married Luitgarde van Loon (?-1249) . He married Irmgard van Gelre (-aft1230) . Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium.


Offspring of Adolf I. von der Mark and Irmgard van Gelre (-aft1230)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Eberhard von Altena (?-1241)
Engelbert I. von der Mark (?-1277) 1225 7 April 1277 Burg Bredevort Kunigunde von Blieskastel (-)
Elisabeth von Heinsberg (-)

Otto von Altena (?-c1265)
Gerhard von der Mark (1220-1272)
Richarda von Altena (?-1270) 1270 Otto I van Dale (-1232)

Adelheid von Altena (?-?)
Tochter von Altena (?-?)

Namesakes of Adolf I. von der Mark (c1194-1249)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Adolf I. von der Mark (c1194-1249)CappenbergFriedrich von Berg-Altena (1173-1198)Alveradis von Krieckenbeck (?-?)Luitgarde van Loon (?-1249) + Irmgard van Gelre (?-aft1230)
Adolf II. von der Mark (-1347)Engelbert II. von der Mark (c1275-1328)Mechtilde von Arenberg (-1328)Irmgard von Kleve (c1300-1362) + Margarete von Kleve (c1312-1341)
Adolf III. von der Mark (?-1394)ClevesAdolf II. von der Mark (-1347)Margarete von Kleve (c1312-1341)Margarete von Jülich (-1425)

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