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  • Aege Douwes (c.1661 - c.1727)
    Most probably the first child of Douwe Gerbens. He remained behind in the Netherlands with his mother and younger brother when his father Douwe Gerbens (later known as Douwe Gerbrandt STEYN) emigrated ...
  • Eduard Douwes Dekker, alias "Multatuli" (1820 - 1887)
    Born: 2 Mar 1820, Amsterdam Died: 19 Feb 1887, Ingelheim am Rheim WIKI_id WIKI_nl WIKI_en journalist, schrijver, politiek activist en onderwijzer .
  • Gerben Douwes (c.1663 - 1672)
    Here is the extract about the second baptized child of Douwe GERBENS of which we have records: Gerben DOUWES: (The surname according to Frisian custom at the time is derived from the first name of th...
  • "Deaf" Hester Douwes (1616 - aft.1690)
    It is not certain exactly why the family emigrated to New Netherlands (America), other than the obvious desire for freedom and opportunity. There is no known record of the family on ship passenger list...
  • Douwes (deceased)

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