Sijtje Braber

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

The Life Summary 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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Dirk Jansz Van Oostende
Sijtje Braber
Marriage: 20 March 1639
Jan Dircks
Lijsbeth Dircks

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 March 1639Oude-Tonge, South Holland, Netherlands
  • Children


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    World Events (3)

    The Dutch conquered Salvador, Brazil.
    Curacao became a colony of the Netherlands.
    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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