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Janss Gijsbrecht De Veer

Also Known As: "de Fehr"
Birthplace: Veere, Zeeland, Netherlands
Death: Died in Schiedam, Schiedam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Immediate Family:

Son of Gijsbert de Veer and N.N. N.N.
Husband of Katharina de Veer
Father of Gysbert Jansz De Veer

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Janss Gijsbrecht


Birth: 11 Aug 1521, Veere, Zeeland, Netherlands Death: Schiedam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands Family: SPOUSE: _____, _____, , #196492

Married: ; 
1 -- +De Veer, Gysbert Jansz, 14 May 1556, #12796

Notes: •Birth Source: Fred Tiedemann Croese Genealogy •Notes: X Jan, lebte in Schiedam. (Mittlg. d. Sipp-Verb. Danziger Menn, Göttg. 1939).An archivist in the archives office in Veere, Holland suggested that our DeVeer family could have originated in Schiedam where many Veere residents fled to after Veere came under the control of the Duke of Burgundy in the early 16th century (as a result of the Dowery of his new wife). He said these refugees usually adopted the name DeVeer.In the tower of the local 500 year old City Hall there is a citizen registry book started in the 15th century. There is an entry for Janss Gysbrecht (Janss. Gijsbrecht) , born Aug.11, 1521. The archivist speculated that this could be the father of our earliest known ancestor Gysbert Jansz DeVeer (1556-1615) if he had moved from Veere to Schiedam, as the name of the son then was usually the father's but reversed. Schiedam was a trading port under the control of one of the Mercantile Trading Companies established by the state and all the records about its citizens prior to approximately 1700 were taken to the state archives in Amsterdam where they remain.


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Janss Gijsbrecht De Veer's Timeline

August 11, 1521
Veere, Zeeland, Netherlands
May 14, 1556
Age 34
Schiedam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Age 93
Schiedam, Schiedam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands