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Pieter Wiesenekker (?-1816)

Name: Pieter Wiesenekker
Death: 20 December 1816 in Huizen
Spouse: Gerritje Ravenswaij (marriage: 23 October 1791 in Huizen)
Children: Peter (1792), Hendrik (1794), Anna Christina (1797), Klaas (1799), Klaas (1801), Jan (1805)

Johann Peter Wiesenecker

Posted by on 17 Nov 2011 in LAUN Anna Christina, My roots, Roots in Germany, WIESENECKER Johann Peter, WIESENEKKER Pieter ?-1816 | 2 comments

Johann Peter Wiesenecker

Last week I wrote about my ancestor Pieter Wiesenekker, a German who settled in Holland. I hypothesized that his parents could be Johann Peter Wiesenecker and Anna Christina Laun. According to Dutch records, the names of both this ancestor and his father are Pieter (or Peter). In the German records I looked at last week I found Johann Peter Wiesenecker, who baptized a son Johann Peter. Why would Johann Peter be known as Peter in Holland, and not as Johann (or his full name, Johann Peter)? Am I on the wrong track? I went back to the indexes of...

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Peter Wiesenekker

Posted by on 10 Nov 2011 in Huizen, LAUN Anna Christina, My roots, RAVENSWAIJ Gerritje, Roots in Germany, WIESENECKER Johann Peter, WIESENEKKER Pieter ?-1816 | 2 comments

Peter Wiesenekker

My great-grandmother’s maiden name is Wiesenekker. An uncommon name, and more likely a German name than a Dutch name. And indeed, I traced the Wiesenekker line back to 1791, when Pieter (or Peter) Wiesenekker, from Saxony in Germany, married Gerretje Ravenswaij in Huizen, province Noord-Holland. I don’t know much about P(i)eter and Gerretje. I know the names of their children – Marretje (born shortly before their wedding), Peter, Hendrik, Anna Christina, Klaas, another Klaas, and Jan. According to Pieter’s death...

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