Jeanette Crans (McKindley)
Francoise Fredrica Tjaden (Crans)
Born January 14, 1863 in Wijhe, Netherlands. Her parents were Peter George Tjaden of Holland and Jeanette A. Brandt of Holland. She came to the United States in 1892, where she met Willem Karl Crans. She had three children, Jeanette, Wilhelmena, and Peter. She died October 15, 1927. For more information, see Crans Family.
Jeanette A. Brandt was given a very long name: Jeanette Adolphine Margaretha Johanna Gertruda Brandt.
Jeanette was born in Wijhe, Holland, June 1, 1834. Her parents were Francoise Fredr. Brandt of Germany and Johanna H. C. Schouten of Holland.
She married Peter George Tjaden on August 17, 1860 in Wijhe, Holland. The two of them had six children as follows:
Francoise also had a sister, Tantalene (Helen), according to Mom. Tantalene stayed in Holland.
Jeanette A. Brandt died in Antwerpen, Belgium, in 1870.
Born May 8, 1788 in Hamburg. His parents were Franciscus Henrieus Brandt and Johanna Maria Sonnekoeb.
He served in the military in the war against Napoleon, and earned the first medal to be awarded an officer in the war against Napoleon. That medal is on display at the Mannitshuis, the Hague, Holland, according to a note in Grandma McKindley’s handwriting. (That note was found in the small Bible hymnbook with a gold clasp which is in the possession of Kathy Churchill. We believe that hymnbook was given to Grandma by her grandmother Jeanette Brandt.)
He was a lieutenant in the cavalry and participated in the battle of Quatre Bras. They detained a French general, Givenchy, so that he couldn't join Napoleon at Waterloo. [NOTE: this information comes from some handwritten notes from Grandma McKindley.]
He married Johanna Hermanna Cornelia Schouten. They had a daughter, Jeanette A. Brandt, on June 1, 1834. He was 46 when his daughter was born.
His date of death is not known, but he must have died in about 1846 or before because his wife remarried in 1847.
Her full name was Johanna Hermanna Cornelia Petronella Schouten. She was born August 13, 1813 in Wijhe, Holland. Her father was already serving as mayor of Wijhe when she was born.
Her father was Gilles Schouten. Her mother was Geertruida Adolphina Henrietta Hermanna Migchorius.
Johanna married her first husband, Francois Fredr. Brandt. On June 1, 1834, they had a daughter, Jeanette A. Brandt.
On August 14, 1847, she married her second husband, who was younger than she was. His name was Roelof Buisman, 1821-1883. They had four children: Derk Buisman, Roelof Buisman, Geert Adolph Hendrik Buisman, and Gesina Johanna Buisman. NOTE: Geert Adolph Hendrik Buisman had a grandson, whose name is Geert Buisman (b. 1935). This grandson, Geert, met his cousin Jeanette Crans McKindley on one of her trips to Holland. They wrote letters to each other over the years.
Johanna died December 1, 1904.
Geertrude A. Migchorius.
Her full name was Geertrude Adolphina Henrietta Hermanna Migchorius. She was born in Deventer, which is in either Holland or Germany.
Her parents were Kolonel Johan Migchorius and Hermanna Cornelia, Baronesse Vosch Van Arersaet.
She married Gilles Schouten, and had a daughter, Johanna H. Schouten.
Gilles Schouten (Gilles Schouten II)
His date of birth is not given. [1765?] His parents were Gergard Schouten and Sara Maria Barroveld.
Gilles married Gertrude Migchorius. He was the mayor ("burgomaster") of Wijhe, Holland from 1812 to 1856. He had a daughter, Johanna H. Schouten (Brandt), who was born August 13, 1813.
His date of death is not known.
His date of birth is not known. [1745?]
He was the son of Gilles Schouten, M.D.
He got married to Sara Maria Barroveld. They had a son, Gilles Schouten.
Gilles Schouten, M.D. (Gilles Schouten I)
Born in Amsterdam November 13, 1712. He married Luberta Van Laar on May 12, 1739. They had a son, Gerhard Schouten.