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AD 1730?-1823

Wossum

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

Children of
? Wossum (?-?)
and Unknown

(See 7 generations back)

Barent Wossum
(blood-relationship 0,78 %)
* Coevorden? x Sara Bertrand (around 1760) + 1776
Occupation: owner of land and slaves in Curaçao, part of the Netherlands Antilles. His wife, our great-great-great-great-great-grandmother Sara was a black woman, probably the daughter of Anthonie Bertrant (or Beltran or Beltrand), the "captain of the free negroes" (as opposed to the blacks who were still slaves) who with his men had helped to suppress a slave uprising in 1750.

Hendrik Wossum
* ? x Catharina van Zeil-Cock + ?
Hendrik and Catharina got a daughter, Johanna Adamina Wossum, who may have been named after her (still unknown) grandparents.

(Order of births not known, not known if any other children)

Child of
Barent Wossum (?-1776)
and Sara Bertrand (?-?)

(See 6 generations back)

Jannetje (or Jannette) Wossum
(blood-relationship 1,56 %)
* 1760 (Curaçao) x Adam >Rauws (Drunen 4-4-1779) + 20-10-1823 (Waalwijk)
Jannetje and her young children were left by her husband Adam Rauws in 1792, who had fled because of his opposition to the "Patriotten", the French-inspired revolutionaries in Holland, and because of accusations of fraud.
For her descendants see the page on Rauws

(Not known if any other children)

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