Joanna Theresia Rijs

26 July 1826–29 January 1875 (Age 48)
Oedelem, West Flanders, Belgium

The Life of Joanna Theresia

When Joanna Theresia Rijs was born on 26 July 1826, her father, Guilielmus Rys, was 32 and her mother, Isabelle Theresia Vandermoere, was 35. She married Jacobus Huys on 9 February 1855, in Oedelem, West Flanders, Belgium. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 29 January 1875, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

Jacobus Huys
1823–1907
Joanna Theresia Rijs
1826–1875
Marriage: 9 February 1855
Amelia Cecilia Huys
1855–1898
Nathalie Huys
1856–
Joannes Fredericus Huys
1858–1900
Hypolitus Huys
1861–
Augustus Huys
1864–
Amatus Huys
1866–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 February 1855
Oedelem, West Flanders, Belgium
children

(6)

    Amelia Cecilia Huys

    Female1855–1898Female

    Nathalie Huys

    Female1856–Female

    Joannes Fredericus Huys

    Male1858–1900Male

    Hypolitus Huys

    Male1861–Male

    Augustus Huys

    Male1864–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Guilielmus Rys

    Male1793–1870Male

    Isabelle Theresia Vandermoere

    Female1790–1877Female

siblings

(3)

    Female1826–1875Female

    Cecilia RYS

    Female1830–Female

    Amelia Theresa Rys

    Female1835–Female

Name Meaning

1 Scandinavian: nickname from ris ‘twigs’, ‘scrub’, or a habitational name from any of several places so named in Denmark.2 Norwegian: habitational name from any of five farmsteads named Ris, from Old Norse hrís ‘brushwood’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Joanna Theresia Rys in entry for Frederic Joannes Huys, "Belgium, West Flanders, Civil Registration, 1582-1910"
  • Joanna Theresia Rys in entry for Fredericus Joannes Huys and Leonia Ballegeer, "Belgium, West Flanders, Civil Registration, 1582-1910"

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