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Joan's Ancestral World · 1W ago

Surname Saturday - Hofman - Brick Wall

My ancestor Jan Corstiaansz. Hofman originated in Wachtendonk, Germany. He has an occupational surname: the Germany word “Hofmann” can be translated as “courtier”. Jan was married on May 28,...
Joan's Ancestral World · 1W ago

Cornelis Barentsz Slecht, widower of Tryntie Bos (†1674)

A Barent Cornelisz Slecht is mentioned in Woerden, The Netherlands, during the period 1649-1652. Cornelis Barents Slechts, likely his son, is mentioned on 22 Sept. 1645 as being a brick and ...
Joan's Ancestral World · 4W ago

Cornelis Kleinendorst (1822-1906) in the USA

Strijen, churchCornelis Kleinendorst was born in Strijen, Holland, on October 19, 1822, as a younger son of Teunis Kleinendorst (±1782-1840) and his wife Jannigje Dorst (1781-1858).  Corneli...
Joan's Ancestral World · 1M ago

Johannis and Cornelis van den Abeele and Delft pottery

Blue and white pottery, also known as “Delft Blue”,  had been made in and around Delft, Holland, from the 16th century onwards. Delftware became popular and was widely exported in Europe. It...
Joan's Ancestral World · 1M ago

Jielis Hendrik Vervoorn returned from Argentina

SS Leerdam IOn October 8, 1889, Jielis Hendrik Vervoorn (40), his wife Klasina Mulder (35) and their children Margaretha (10), Hendrik (8), Anneke (6), Arie (4) and Jacobus (1) arrived in Ar...
Joan's Ancestral World · 1M ago

Wedding Wednesday - Willem Blom & Lijsbeth van der Vlist were married in 1776

Willem Blom originated from Lienen in the County of Tecklenburg in Germany. He was married in Kockengen, Utrecht, The Netherlands on September 1, 1776, to Elisabeth (Lijsbet) van der Vlist. ...
Joan's Ancestral World · 2M ago

Surname Saturday - Zijderveld in Holland

Zijderveld is a surname derived from a place name, a toponym. Zijderveld is a village located in the middle of The Netherlands in an area known as Vijfheerenlanden (literally “land with 5 lo...
Joan's Ancestral World · 2M ago

Dutchman Aren Nagtegaal lived long

Aren Nagtegaal had reached the age of 90, when he died on August 7, 1927, in Melissant on the southernmost delta island of the province of South Holland, Netherlands. By that time he had bee...
Joan's Ancestral World · 2M ago

Plate Painter Claas Jansz Olij(f) in Delft

Claas Jansz. Olij was a plate painter who lived at the Rietvelt street in Delft. Blue and white pottery, also known as “Delft Blue”,  had been made in and around Delft, Holland, from the 16t...
Joan's Ancestral World · 3M ago

Surname Saturday - Jacob Mulder in Amsterdam

Lois Willis has published a blog post about her Mulder ancestors in South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, whom she traced back to a Jacob Mulder in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. I decided to take ...