BARENTSS, JAN [SSNE 7946]

Surname
BARENTSS, BARENTS, BARENTSZ, BARENTSZOON, BERNARD, BARENDS, BAREND
First name
JAN, JOHN

Text source

John Barentss was a Scottish musketeer serving under Captain Dirck Vijgh. He named cobbler Jacob Janss his heir, who was living with his wife Neeltge Davitsdr in Princenhof near the College of the Admiralty. Barentss indicated in his will that he had lived with the couple for nearly 15 years.

 

Sources: Rotterdam Notarial Archive

http://www.stadsarchief.rotterdam.nl/archieven?mivast=184&mizig=365&miadt=184&milang=en&miview=ldt

GRONA (Jacob Duyfhuysen jr), 217/2/05. Testament, 11 February 1658.

 

This entry created by Mr Jack Abernethy.

Service record

THE DUTCH REPUBLIC, ROTTERDAM
Capacity MUSKETEER, SOLDIER, purpose MILITARY