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Catharina de Coussenaer Schellinks

  • Birth 1599 Cologne, Kölner Stadtkreis, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
  • Death 1657 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Municipality, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
  • Burial Amsterdam, Amsterdam Municipality, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
  • Memorial ID 114527245

Daughter of Jacques de Coussenaer of Enghien, a deacon in the Dutch Church at Austin Friars in London, who married Catharina de Crombrugghe of Ghent, in that church on 1 Sept. 1590.

Granddaughter of Bartholomeus van Crombrugghe (d. 1624), tallow chandler and a free denizen of St Katherine by the Tower, Middlesex, and his wife Livina Goethals, who came to England in 1587/88 and was a member of the Dutch Church at Austin Friars in London.

Great-granddaughter of Antonius Goethals (d. 1570), brewer of Ghent, and Jacoba van Wijmeersch, who were the parents of Laurentius, Livina, Pierre, Jeanne, and Clare.

By 1592 her parents had removed to the German city Köln, where a daughter Susanna was baptized in the Dutch Reformed Church on 2 Dec. 1592, with the sponsors being David de Coussenaer and Sara van Crombrugghe "in place of her sister Clara van Crombrugghe from London." Jacques brother's David also had children baptized at Köln, Jacob on 21 Nov. 1594 and Abraham on 24 Nov. 1596.

Catharina de Coussenaer was baptized in the Dutch Reformed Church at Köln on 4 Dec. 1599, with her sponsors being Pieter de Coussenaer and Catharina Huwaert, wife of David de Coussenaer. She and Laurens Schellinks were married in Amsterdam on 13 June 1620, and had seven children baptized in that city: Willem (7 Feb. 1623, Nieuwe Kerk), Jacobus (16 Oct. 1625, Oude Kerk), Daniel (11 Nov. 1627, Oude Kerk), Heiljltje (1 Dec. 1630, Nieuwe Kerk), Cristiaen (19 Jun. 1633, Nieuwe Kerk), Catrina (18 Jan. 1637, Nieuwe Kerk), and Laurens (29 Feb. 1640, Nieuwe Kerk).


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Gravesite Details Buried Nov. 22, 1657
  • Created by: Todd Whitesides
  • Added: 28 Jul 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 114527245
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Catharina de Coussenaer Schellinks (1599–1657), Find A Grave Memorial no. 114527245, citing Nieuwezijds Kapel, Amsterdam, Amsterdam Municipality, Noord-Holland, Netherlands ; Maintained by Todd Whitesides (contributor 47553735) .