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Joan's Ancestral World · 1w ago

Bastiaan van den Engel returned from Argentina

Steamship "Zaandam"In January 1889 Bastiaan van den Engel (29), his wife Hermina Jacoba Peters (27) and their children Jan (6), Antonia (5), Hendrik (4), Klaas (3) and Adriana Alida (1) arri...
Joan's Ancestral World · 3W ago

Frans Brouwer from Düsseldorf lived in Leyden

Marriage intention in LeidenBrouwer is a common surname in the Netherlands. The Dutch word “brouwer” translates in English as brewer. The German translation is “Brauer”.This post is about Fr...
Joan's Ancestral World · 1M ago

Wedding Wednesday - J.Ch.J. Pennekamp & Th.L.M. Brunel in 1779

Jan Cristof Joseph Pennekamp originated from Olfen, Münsterland, Germany. He was living in Wijk bij Duurstede, Utrecht, The Netherlands, when he married there, on May 12, 1779, Theodora (Dor...
Joan's Ancestral World · 2M ago

Wedding Wednesday - Everd Beij(e)ring married twice in Breukelen

Everardus Beij(e)ring was born in "Linkrik" in Tecklenburg, a county in Germany. In 1753 he was living in Breukelen, Utrecht, The Netherlands. He was 1st married in Breukelen on April 22, 17...
Joan's Ancestral World · 2M ago

Mariner Monday – Arij Jans Verduijn (1694-1728)

Arij Janse Verduijn was a captain of the Dutch East India Company (V.O.C.) who transported goods from Batavia (nowadays Jakarta in Indonesia) to Holland. His parents were Jan Ariense Verduij...
Joan's Ancestral World · 2M ago

Frederijk Bos (1742-1811) in St. Petersburg

Vriezenveen is a small village near Almelo in Overijssel in The Netherlands. In the early 18th century in most people living in Vriezenveen earned a living as a farmer or farmer’s labourer. ...
Joan's Ancestral World · 3M ago

Cornelis Nekeman died in 1717 in Denmark

Cornelis Cornelisz. Nekeman lived in Oost-Vlieland on an island to the North of Frisia in the Netherlands. He was born around 1660 to Cornelis Cornelisz. Nekeman senior and Aaltje Aalders. A...
Joan's Ancestral World · 4M ago

Soldier Jacob Kleinjan (†1788)

A pink type shipJacob Kleinjan started working for the Dutch East India Company (V.O.C.) as a soldier in 1786. He departed on October 24, 1786, from Rammekens in Zeeland, The Netherlands. Th...
Joan's Ancestral World · 4M ago

Ancestor Score 2017: 78% in the 10th generation

Inspired by the Ancestor Score of other blogs, I generated my own in february 2016. Shortly after posting it, I had to remove several wrong ancestors, decreasing my score. I shouldn't have w...
Joan's Ancestral World · 4M ago

Neeltje den Otter (1784-1847) & Willem Nanetter

Neeltje den Otter was baptized on June 20, 1784, in Strijen, Holland, The Netherlands. Her parents were Cornelis den Otter (1754-1823) and Mensje Kamp. Neeltje was aged 25 and living in near...