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  • Herman Coucheron (1645 - bef.1678)
    Herman Coucheron Bosteder & Stillinger 1662 Løjtnant ved Oplandske regt. 1662 26. nov. Får udlagt sig en gård Rollstad i Fron sogn. 1663 1. marts Ingenør i hertugdømmerne. 1675 Generalkva...
  • Antoine Coucheron (c.1592 - bef.1639)
    Født: Holland Anthonie de Coucheron (Hirsch) Har i 1628 været kaptajn og Ingeniør hos Christan IV i Wolffenbüttel. (Restseddel i Regnsk. Chr. IV Ltr. B.) Kapt. i Oberst Loes (Lohusens) Regmt....
  • Willem Coucheron (c.1625 - 1689)
    Willem Coucheron (also recorded as Willum or Wyllem Coucheron) was a Dutch-born Dano-Norwegian quartermaster general. He was sent to Copenhagen to present plans for a new defensive work for Halden,...
  • Herman Fredrik Coucheron (c.1698 - bef.1778)
    ------------------------------------------ Findes som Ane nr.894 på Helles side: --------------------------------------------- Angående: Anne Rasmusdatter Sommerfeldt og hendes svigersøn Herm...
  • Maria Pessert (1634 - d.)
    Possibly Maria Pessers? ------------------------------------------ Findes som Ane nr.7153 på Helles side: ---------------------------------------------

This project seeks to organize the older Coucheron / de Coucheron ancestors, and ensure correctness in the lines.

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  • Willem Coucheron (also recorded as Willum or Wyllem Coucheron) was a Dutch-born Dano-Norwegian quartermaster general. Together with his son Anthony Coucheron, he worked on the fortification which became known as Fredrikstad Fortress in Halden. Continue (Wikipedia): English / Norsk, Store Norske leksikon
  • Anthony Coucheron (also recorded as Anton Coucheron or Anthony Willemsen) was an engineering officer born about 1650 (probably in Holland), and died March 14, 1689 at Akershus fortress, Christiania, Norway. Anthony Coucheron played an important role in history of Norwegian and Danish fortifications. As Sweden grew to be a great power in the 17th century, there were frequent wars in the Baltic region, and conflict was common along the borders between Sweden & Denmark-Norway. Easy invasions routes from Sweden were fortified on the Danish-Norwegian border with new or upgraded fortresses during this period, effectively establishing the modern borders between Norway & Sweden. Anthony Coucheron played a major role in fortification of the border, both in Norway and Denmark In addition, he participated with honor in combat during the Gyldenløve War. Continue: Wikipedia

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