Sijtje Braber

1 April 1619–1656
Oude-Tonge, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Sijtje

When Sijtje Braber was christened on 1 April 1619, in Oude-Tonge, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Dirk Corneliszn Braber, was 29 and her mother, Sijtje Goverts, was 24. She married Dirk Jansz Van Oostende on 20 March 1639, in Oude-Tonge, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died in 1656, in Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 37, and was buried in Holland, Netherlands.

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Family Time Line

Dirk Jansz Van Oostende
1614–1656
Sijtje Braber
1619–1656
Marriage: 20 March 1639
Sijtje VAN OOSTENDE
1641–1721
Jan Dircks
1642–1687
Lijsbeth Dircks
1646–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 March 1639
Oude-Tonge, South Holland, Netherlands
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Dirk Corneliszn Braber

    Male1590–1631Male

    Sijtje Goverts

    Female1595–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (3)

1624

The Dutch conquered Salvador, Brazil.
1642

Curacao became a colony of the Netherlands.
1648

End of Eighty Years' War with Spain.

Name Meaning

Czech: nickname from brabec ‘sparrow’ (literary vrabec).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (1)

  • Sijtje Dirksdr Braber in the Web: Netherlands, GenealogieOnline Trees Index, 1000-2015

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