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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Family Time Line

Aart Smit
1798–1864
Martha Willemsd Punt
1797–
Marriage: 13 January 1820
Maria Smit
1821–
Willem Smit
1823–1893
Gerrit Smit
1825–1827
Gerrit Smit
1827–1832
Willempje Smit
1829–1893
Gerrit Smit
1833–
Pieter Smit
1838–1839

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)

1799

The United East India Company is liquidated.

1813

The Dutch defeated the French.

1830

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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