Geertje Hovestad

about 1744–
Werkendam, North Brabant, Netherlands

The Life of Geertje

When Geertje Hovestad was born about 1744, in Werkendam, North Brabant, Netherlands, her father, Arie Barendse Hovestad, was 35 and her mother, Maaijke Baggerman, was 29. She married Barend Van Der Werken on 12 November 1766. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Barend Van Der Werken
1746–1821
Geertje Hovestad
1744–
Marriage: 12 November 1766
Jan Van De Werken
1767–
Wouter Van De Werken
1779–
Teuntje van de Werken
1768–1847
Jan van der Werken
1771–
Arie Van De Werken
1774–
Herman van de Werken
1776–1846
Barend De Werken
1783–
Maaike Van De Werken
1787–
Geertje Van De Werken
1791–

Spouse and Children

    Barend Van Der Werken

    Male1746–1821Male

    Female1744–Female

MARRIAGE
12 November 1766
children

(9)

    Jan Van De Werken

    Male1767–Male

    Female1768–1847Female

    Jan van der Werken

    Male1771–Male

    Arie Van De Werken

    Male1774–Male

    Herman van de Werken

    Male1776–1846Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Arie Barendse Hovestad

    Male1709–1780Male

    Maaijke Baggerman

    Female1715–1785Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1738–Female

    Geertje Hogestad

    Female1740–Female

    Barend Hovestad

    Male1742–1809Male

    Female1744–Female

    Cornelia Hovestad

    Female1748–1812Female

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1745

Age 1

England, Austria, Saxony and the Netherlands formed an alliance against Russia.
1780

Age 36

A four year war with England was fought.
1788

Age 44

An alliance between Britain, Prussia and the Netherlands was ratified at the Hague.

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Geertje Hovestad in entry for Barend van de Werken, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Geertje Hovestadt in entry for Herman van de Werken and Anna Potters, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Geertje Hovestad in entry for Hermanus van der Werken, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records"

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