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Category: MOERMAN Johanna Petronella 1875-1953

  • Death certificate of Johanna Petronella Brandenburg

    Death certificate of Johanna Petronella Brandenburg

    The death certificate of my 2nd great-grandmother, Johanna Petronella Brandenburg (1857-1891), registered on 5 September 1891 in Rotterdam: On the 4th of this month [September 1891], in the afternoon at one o’clock, passed Johanna Petronella Brandenburg, at the age of 34, born in and resident of this place [Rotterdam], without occupation, wife of Cornelis Jacobus […]

  • Birth certificate of Johanna Petronella Moerman

    Birth certificate of Johanna Petronella Moerman

    The tour of BMD records of my great-grandparents ends with the birth certificate of Johanna Petronella Moerman, number 15 in my ahnentafel: On 12 May 1875 appeared for the registrar: Cornelia Visser, 43, midwife. She declared that on the 11th of same month, at 6 am, in a house on the Zonneblomsteeg street, a female […]

  • Marriage certificate of Hendrikus Franciscus Coppens and Johanna Petronella Moerman

    Marriage certificate of Hendrikus Franciscus Coppens and Johanna Petronella Moerman

    Last week we looked at the birth certificate of Hendrikus Franciscus Coppens. Today we look at the marriage certificate of him and Johanna Petronella Moerman. Like the birth certificate, I found it on FamilySearch.org. Click to enlarge. A summary: On 28 October 1896 appeared for the registrar of Rotterdam: Hendrikus Franciscus Coppens, 24, warehouse assistant, […]

  • A mixed marriage

    A mixed marriage

    A few days ago I mentioned that seven of my great-grandparents were protestant, while only one was catholic. Hendrikus Franciscus Coppens was catholic, his wife Johanna Petronella Moerman was protestant (Dutch Reformed). As far as I know the Coppens-Moerman marriage was a good marriage, I am not aware of any problems due to the difference […]

  • A Family’s Increase

    A Family’s Increase

    It’s Sunday morning, and everyone except me is still asleep. Time for Randy’s Saturday Night Genealogy Fun challenge. The challenge this week: 1) Pick one of your four great-grandparents – if possible, the one with the most descendants. 2) Create a descendants list for those great-grandparents either by hand or in your software program. 3) […]

  • Matriline


    From Wikipedia: Matrilineality is a system in which lineage is traced through the mother and maternal ancestors. A matriline is a line of descent from a female ancestor to a descendant (of either sex) in which the individuals in all intervening generations are female. I can trace my matriline back about three centuries, and one […]

  • My research

    My research

    My main focus is my ascendancy chart (kwartierstaat in Dutch, Ahnentafel in German), an overview of as many ancestors as I can find, in as many lines as possible. On my website, I have cut my kwartierstaat in several parts. When I started my website, four of my ancestors were still alive (my parents and […]