Gerardus Johannes Muuse

15 August 1833–19 January 1886 (Age 52)
's-Hertogenbosch, North Brabant, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Gerardus Johannes

When Gerardus Johannes Muuse was born on 15 August 1833, in 's-Hertogenbosch, North Brabant, Netherlands, his father, Simon Jansz Muuse, 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, 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

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  • Marriage
    7 July 1858Vlissingen, Zeeland, Netherlands
  • Children


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    World Events (3)

    Age 20
    Birth of Vincent van Gogh.
    Age 30
    The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.
    1870 · Amstel Brewery
    Age 37
    Amstel Brewery was founded on June 11, 1870, in Amsterdam. It is named after the Amstel River which served for refrigeration. They use ice from canals to help keep their brews cold.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of French (Seine-Maritime) Mius: nickname from regional French mius ‘better’.History: The (majority of the) bearers of the surname Muise are descendants of Philippe Mius, sieur d’Entremont, from Normandy in France, who came to Acadia with his family in 1651. In 1653 he was awarded the Barony of Pobomcoup in Acadia, where he founded the village of Pubnico, the oldest village in NS (Canada) still occupied by the Acadians, many of whom are descendants of the founder. His descendants also bear the surname Dentremont .

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

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    Sources (31)

    • 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"
    • Gerardus Johannes Muuse in entry for Simon Rudolph Barend Muuse and Arnolda Gerards, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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