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Joan's Ancestral World · 1d ago

Bigamist Franz W.J.H.P. Sturm

Franz Wilhelm Joseph Heinrich Paul Sturm, a 34-year-old engineer of German ancestry, was in 1924 convicted of bigamy by the court in The Hague in The Netherlands. Franz Sturm had first been ...
Joan's Ancestral World · 1W ago

Archibald Hamilton (†1741) in Rotterdam

Archibald Hamilton was born in Belfast in Ireland as son of Archibald Hamilton the elder. By 1723 he was living in Rotterdam, Holland. The notice of marriage for Archibald and Elizabeth Rees...
Joan's Ancestral World · 2W ago

Surname Saturday - Van Arkel - Brick Wall

Van Arkel is a surname derived from a place name, a toponym. Arkel is a village located in the middle of The Netherlands in an area known as Vijfheerenlanden (literally “land with 5 lords”)....
Joan's Ancestral World · 3W ago

Barend Karssemeijer (1732-1821) from Lengerich in Germany

Barend Karssemeijer was born in Lengerik to the southeast of Tecklenburg in Germany. His wedding registration claims he “had no parents”, so they must both have death at the time. His intent...
Joan's Ancestral World · 3W ago

Pleuntje, Neeltje & Maria Vree in Delft

Earlier I blogged about ceramist Cornelis van den Abeele (†1731) and his brother Johannes. Cornelis’ wife was Maria Jans Vree (†1728). At the baptism on October 21, 1710, in Delft, of one of...
Joan's Ancestral World · 1M ago

Peter Bos in de USA

SS NoordamPeter Bos boarded the “Noordam” in Rotterdam, Holland, around September 27, 1906, and traveled to the United States of America. The “Noordam” was a Steam Ship of 12,528 gross tons,...
Joan's Ancestral World · 1M ago

Jodocus van Immerseel uit Graauw

Migrants boarding a shipLabourer Josephus van Immerseel (34), his wife and their 3 children had been living in Kruiningen, Sealand, The Netherlands, before they boarded the ss Marquês de Cax...
Joan's Ancestral World · 1M ago

Elisabeth Boeff & Leendert Snoek in Polsbroek in 1755 - Wedding Wednesday

Elisabeth Cornelisse Boeff, living in Lopik, The Netherlands, married on October 25, 1755, in Polsbroek, The Netherlands, Leendert Jansze Snoek, a male adult living in Noord-Polsbroek, The N...
Joan's Ancestral World · 2M 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 · 2M 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 ...