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Wordless Wednesday: Smits grave

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Wordless Wednesday: Cross

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Nicolas Malapert Lord Plettenburg

In the historic Kerkveld cemetery in Nieuwegein there are several older tombstones that belonged to the local nobility. The photos below are of the tombstone of Nicolas Malapert Heer van (Lord) Plettenburg, who died almost 400 years ago, on 6 November 1615 or 1616. I don’t know much about Lord Plettenburg. Apparently he descended from a French noble family that...

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Kerkveld cemetery, Nieuwegein

A small, historic cemetery in the former village Jutphaas (now part of the large town Nieuwegein): Kerkveld. Kerkveld cemetery has been in use since at least the 12th century, maybe earlier. Its task as main burial site of the area has been taken over by nearby Noorderveld cemetery, but it’s still in use! Originally there was also a church on this site, but in the...

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Tombstone Tuesday: Our dear Mother and our little Sister

Here rests our dear mother Petronella Cornelia Stoové, born 6 February 1881, died 26 September 1941, and our little sister. Petronella Cornelia Stoové, daughter of Cornelis Adrianus Stoové and Aaltje van den Akker, was born on 6 February 1881 in Zeist and died 26 September 1941 in Zeist. She married Arie Verdonk, son of Hendrik Gerrit Verdonk and Maria van Krimpen, on 27...

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Wordless Wednesday: Röell tombstone

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Wordless Wednesday: Blanckenhagen

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Tombstone Tuesday: Anna Barbara Ganz

No, 117, Anna Barbara Ganz, born in Lanzenhain in Hessen on 2 January 1831, went home on 29 September 1903 From her death certificate: Anna Barbara Ganz, female, 72, daughter of Johan Georg Ganz and Anna Elisabeth Greb, died in Zeist on 29 September 1903. Lanzenhain was a small town in Hessen, Germany. Nowadays it is part of the larger town...

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Tombstone Tuesday: Veenendaal family grave

Here rest Gerarda Ottonia Veenendaal, Jan Veenendaal, and Geertruida Veenendaal née van Donselaar. Jan Veenendaal, son of Ottonius Gerardus Veenendaal and Petertje Mulderij, was born on 25 April 1873 in Leusden, and died on 24 July 1940 in Leusden. He married Geertruida van Donselaar, daughter of Cornelis van Donselaar and Maria Gerritsen, on 15 February 1900 in Leusden....

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