Hendrik Jansen

1565–9 February 1615 (Age 50)
Nieuwpoort, South Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Hendrik

When Hendrik Jansen was born in 1565, in Nieuwpoort, South Holland, Netherlands, his father, Jan Pieterse De Jonghe, was 30 and his mother, Hilda or Hilligje Floren, was 27. He married Hendrika Weijenberg in 1585, in Gelderland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 9 February 1615, in his hometown, at the age of 50.

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Hendrik Jansen
Hendrika Weijenberg
Marriage: 1585
Johanna Hendrika Jansen

Spouse and Children

Gelderland, Netherlands


Parents and Siblings




    Dirk De Jongh


    Gysbert De Jongh


    Jan De Jonghe


    Hilliken De Jongh


+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 7

William of Orange was recognized as viceroy of Holland, Friesland and Utrecht.

Age 8

The siege of Leiden between the rebels and the Spanish. 1574 The dikes were opened allowing a Dutch fleet to sail over the flood waters and rescue Leiden.

Age 14

The Union of Utrecht brought together seven northern, Protestant provinces of the Netherlands against the Catholics. Known as the United Provinces, they become the foundation of the Dutch Republic. The Treaty of Utrecht was signed, marking the beginning of the Dutch Republic.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Jan, a vernacular form of Johannes ( see John ).

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

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