Gerardus Johannes Muuse

Brief Life History of Gerardus Johannes

When Gerardus Johannes Muuse was born on 15 August 1833, in 's-Hertogenbosch, North Brabant, Netherlands, his father, Simon Janszn Muussen, was 31 and his mother, Geertruij Tollenaar, was 26. He married Susanna Jens on 7 July 1858, in Vlissingen, Zeeland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 19 January 1886, in Katwijk, South Holland, Netherlands, at the age of 52.

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Gerardus Johannes Muuse
Susanna Jens
Marriage: 7 July 1858
Geertruida Cicilia Muuse
Suzanna Christina Catharina Muuse
Simon Rudolf Barend Muuse
Gerardus Johannes Muuse
Hendricus Gerardus Muuse

Sources (32)

  • Johonnas C. Muse in entry for Martin Cornelius Muse, "Utah Deaths and Burials, 1888-1946"
  • Gerardus Johannes Muuse in entry for Susanna Jens, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Gerardus Johannes Muuse in entry for Suzanna Christina Catharina Muuse, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

World Events (4)


Established 1840 (split-up of Holland).


Birth of Vincent van Gogh.


The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.

Name Meaning

French: habitational name from Mues in Normandy.

English (northern): variant of Muse .

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

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