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Jacob Prins (1793-1870)

Name: Jacob Prins
Birth: 14 December 1793 in Huizen
Death: 9 November 1870 in Huizen
Parents: Pieter Prins and Aaltje van ‘t Land
Spouse: Willempje Gooijer (marriage: 18 May 1822 in Huizen)
Children: Lijsje (1823), Aaltje (1825), Pieter (1826), Gerritje (1829), Marretje (1831), Dirk (1834), Cornelis (1838)

Birth certificate of Pieter Prins

Posted by on 7 Aug 2014 in GOOIJER Willempje 1795-1858, Huizen, My roots, PRINS Jacob 1793-1870, PRINS Pieter 1826-1906 | 0 comments

Birth certificate of Pieter Prins

Birth certificate of my 3rd great-grandfather, Pieter Prins, born on the 25th of October 1826 at 3 am in Huizen, son of Jacob Prins, fisherman, 33, and Willempje Gooijer, without occupation, 31, spouses, residents of Huizen. The birth certificate was signed by the father and two...

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Storm in Huizen

Posted by on 20 Jan 2011 in Huizen, My roots, PRINS Jacob 1793-1870 | 0 comments

Storm in Huizen

My ancestor Jacob Prins was harbour master in Huizen. While searching for him in a newspaper database I found this article from an Amsterdam newspaper, about a storm in Huizen. On 28 May 1860, a heavy storm uprooted trees and damaged some (new) buildings. The next morning the ship of Jan den Hartog, from Spakenburg, was found to be in trouble just outside the harbour. Despite the bad weather, the harbour master sent out a boat to rescue the ship. [The boat was manned with] brisk sailors, [who went] out of voluntary philanthropy to help a...

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