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Joan's Ancestral World · 1W 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 · 3W 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 · 1M 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 · 1M 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 · 2M 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 · 2M 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 · 2M 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...
Joan's Ancestral World · 3M ago

Hermanus Westervrolijk & Bartha van der Veen in 1760 - Wedding Wednesday

Hermanus Westervroolijk was born in Versmold, Germany. On January 30, 1760, in Breukelen, Utrecht, The Netherlands, Hermanus married Bartha van der Veen. At the time both were living in Breu...
Joan's Ancestral World · 3M ago

Donald Smith (34) was tragically lost at sea near the Isle of Lewis

Woolen weaver and peasant farmer Donald SMITH was born on 1 Jan. 1835 to Duncan Smith and Henrietta MacSwane as the 2nd of their 9 children. Donald Smith married Mary MaCauley on 16 Dec. 185...
Joan's Ancestral World · 4M ago

Gerrit van der Linde in South-Africa

This is the story of Dutchman Gerrit van der Linde who settled in South Africa. Gerrit was baptised on May 25, 1692, in Charlois (now part of Rotterdam) in The Netherlands as a younger son o...