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AD 1615?-1770?

Van Dongen

For younger generations of ancestors who are descended from this family:
see page on Metman

Dongen is a town between Oosterhout and Tilburg. The earliest known hometown of this family is Heusden, see map.

Child of
? van Dongen (?-?)
and Unknown

(See 10 generations back)

Cornelis van Dongen
(blood-relationship 0,098 %)
* 1615? x ? (wife unknown married around 1650) + ?

(Not known if any other children)

Children of
Cornelis van Dongen (?-?)
and Unknown

(See 9 generations back)

Willem van Dongen
(blood-relationship 0,195 %)
* 1645? x Hillegonda Gijsbertsen Prince (Well 23-6-1669) + ?
Occupation: magistrate in 1688.

Anthony van Dongen
* ? ("'t Haaghske") x Maria van Giessen + ?
Anthony was born in "'t Haaghske", but at the moment we do not know where that was exactly. It was possibly a neighbourhood which no longer exists.

(Not known if any other children)

Children of
Willem van Dongen (?-?)
and Hillegonda Gijsbertsen Prince (?-?)

(See 8 generations back)

1. Gijsbert van Dongen
(blood-relationship 0,39 %)
* 1675? x Elisabeth Hulstmans (Heusden 28-1-1695) + ?
Occupation: "grutter" (grocer), member of the "jonge cloveniersschutters" in Heusden.

2. Anthony van Dongen
* 1680? (Heusden) x Adriana Boon (Heusden 1-5-1723) + ?
Occupation: "burgemeester" in 1720, "oude schutter" in 1723, "weeshuismeester" in 1729, "weegmeester" and "keurmeester van vlees, vis, bier en brood", "hoofdman van de oude schutters" in 1747.

3. Cornelis van Dongen
* 1680? (Heusden) x Elisabeth van Houweningen (Heusden 25-7-1722) + 1740 (Heusden)
Occupation: brewer of beer, merchant, "schepen", "burgemeester", "gasthuismeester", "keurmeester van vlees en bier", "regent van de rijke weeskinderen", "commissaris van de posterijen", "hoogdijkheemraad", "hoofdman van de oude schutters", "ouderling", etc.: in short practically all public functions in Heusden seem to have been held by Cornelis at some period of time. (Cornelis and Anthony were born in the same year, but they weren't twins)

4. Jenneken van Dongen
* 21-10-1682 + ?

5. Digna van Dongen
* 17-11-1686 + ?

6. Samuel van Dongen
* 16-11-1688 + ?

Children of
Gijsbert van Dongen (1675-?)
and Elisabeth Hulstmans (or Hulsmans) (?-?)

(See 7 generations back)

1. Johannes van Dongen
* 14-6-1697 + ?

2. Yda Margrita van Dongen
* 13-1-1699 + 9-9-1772

3. Adriaan van Dongen
* 20-2-1701 + ?

4. Hillegonda van Dongen
(blood-relationship 0,78 %)
* 24-3-1702 x Hercules Metman (13-4-1723) + 1737
For her descendants see the page on Metman

5. Adriana Maria van Dongen
* 1-12-1703 + ?

6. Wilhelmina Christina van Dongen
* 10-10-1708 + ?

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