Bernardus Johannes Wessendorp

Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life Summary of Bernardus Johannes

Bernardus Johannes Wessendorp was born in 1823, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. He married Elisabeth Brand on 28 December 1859, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters.

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Bernardus Johannes Wessendorp
Elisabeth Brand
Marriage: 28 December 1859
Susanna Phillipina Wessendorp
Johannes Hermanus Wessendorp
Bernardus Johannes Wessendorp
Hendrik Antonie Wessendorp
Elisabeth Maria Wessendorp

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1859Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
  • Children


    World Events (8)

    1824 · Creation of Netherlands Trading Society
    Age 1
    King William I of the Netherlands established the Netherlands Trading Society (a successor to the Dutch East India Company) to revive the trade between the Netherlands and the Netherlands East Indies. The institution was headquartered in Amsterdam.
    Age 7
    Belgium rebelled against Netherlands.
    Age 40
    The Dutch abolished slavery in Suriname. The Dutch were among the last Europeans to abolish slavery.

    Name Meaning

    Portuguese: patronymic from Bernardo .

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Bernardus Johannes Wessendorp in entry for Bernardus Johannes Wessendorp, "Netherlands Births and Baptisms, 1564-1910"
    • Bernardus Johannes Wessendorp in entry for Hendrik Antonie Wessendorp and Cornelia Arends, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"
    • Bernardus Johannes Wessendorp in entry for Johan Samuel Vos and Elisabeth Maria Wessendorp, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Miscellaneous Records"

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