Martha Willemsd Punt

Brief Life History of Martha Willemsd

When Martha Willemsd Punt was born on 18 May 1797, in Ridderkerk, South Holland, Netherlands, her father, Willem Janse Punt, was 35 and her mother, Willemtje Pietersd de Lijster, was 32. She married Aart Smit on 13 January 1820, in IJsselmonde, South Holland, Netherlands. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters.

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Aart Smit
Martha Willemsd Punt
Marriage: 13 January 1820
Maria Smit
Willem Smit
Gerrit Smit
Gerrit Smit
Willempje Smit
Gerrit Smit
Pieter Smit

Sources (12)

  • Martha Punt in entry for Aart Smit, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Martje Punt in entry for Gerrit Smit, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"
  • Martha Punt in entry for Pieter Smit, "Netherlands, Archival Indexes, Vital Records, 1600-2000"

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World Events (8)


The United East India Company is liquidated.


The Dutch defeated the French.


Belgium rebelled against Netherlands.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Dutch Cornelis, Gerrit, Pieter.

Dutch; German (also Pünt): probably a variant of Pund .

Dutch: topographic name for someone living near a punt, pont ‘ferry’.

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

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