Goosen Van Der Poest

London, Middlesex, England

The Life of Goosen

When Goosen Van Der Poest was born in 1444, in London, Middlesex, England, his father, Heinrich van der Post, was 26 and his mother, Jane Rapualje?, was 22. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Jantje Van Zul. He died in Chelmsford, Essex, England, United Kingdom, and was buried in Chelmsford, Essex, England, United Kingdom.

Photos & Memories (2)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Goosen Van Der Poest
Jantje Van Zul
Peter Van Der Poest
Jan van der Poest

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings



World Events (3)

1455 · Wars of the Roses

Age 11

Wars of the Roses was a series of English civil wars for control of the throne of England between the royal families House of Lancaster and the House of York. The name of the war was derived as the red rose was the symbol of the Lancastrians and the white rose was the symbol of the Yorks.
1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 105

Book of Common Prayer, a product of the English Reformation, was published in 1549 for assistance in the administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the church according to the use of the Church of England. The book outlined morning, evening, and communion prayers and orders for baptism and marriage, thus making England a truly Protestant state.
1558 · Act of Uniformity

Age 114

The Act of Uniformity was passed by the Parliament of England and required all people to go to church once a week. The consequence of not attending church was a fine of 12 pence, which was a considerable amount for a poor person.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

From "NEW ENGLAND FAMILIES" Genealogical and Memorial THE POST FAMILY

From "NEW ENGLAND FAMILIES" Genealogical and Memorial W. R. Cutter, A.M. 974. D2c page 84 THE POST FAMILY The Post family is of ancient German origin. As early as A.D.980 we find among the conque …

Sources (2)

  • FamilySearch Family Tree (
  • Legacy NFS Source: Goosen Van Der Poest - Published information: death: about 1472; Chelmsford, Essex, England

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.