Jan Hendricksen Wesseling

about 1601–22 May 1654 (Age 53)
Meddo, Gelderland, Netherlands

The Life of Jan Hendricksen

When Jan Hendricksen Wesseling was born about 1601, in Meddo, Gelderland, Netherlands, his father, Jan Hendrik Wesseling, was 23 and his mother, Anna Catharina Tendolle, was 21. He married Elsken Elsje Jans on 22 May 1644. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 22 May 1654, in New Amsterdam, New Netherland, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

Jan Hendricksen Wesseling
1601–1654
Elsken Elsje Jans
1603–1654
Marriage: 22 May 1644
Harmentje Jansdatter Wesseling
1640–
Hendrick Janszen Van Sutphen
1643–
Dirck Janse Van Sutphen
1645–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 May 1644
children

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Parents and Siblings

    Jan Hendrik Wesseling

    Male1578–Male

    Anna Catharina Tendolle

    Female1580–Female

siblings

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World Events (5)

1602

Age 1

"The United East India Company (V.O.C.), destined to become a powerful force in Holland's ""Golden Age""of discovery, exploration, and trade, is founded."
1606

Age 5

Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn was born in Leiden, the Netherlands.
1624

Age 23

The Dutch conquered Salvador, Brazil.

Name Meaning

German (Westphalia):1. patronymic from the personal name Wessel . 2. habitational name from Wessling near Munich or Wesseling near Cologne, or Wesselink in Lower Saxony.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Web: Netherlands, GenealogieOnline Trees Index, 1000-Current
  • The Sutphen family : genealogical and biographical notes on nine American generations : together with pre-American data and many notes on allied families

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