Property in Delft owned by members
of Leeuwenhoek's extended family

Peperstraat 7

Lambrecht (Lambertus) Adriaans Leeuwenhoek (1696-1764) bought this house from his uncle Ritsart Jans Keijser (-1666) or his great-uncle's estate. The Burg geneology has it as the house of Ida Keijsers, the sister of Ritsart Jans and Lambrecht Adriaans' grandmother. Lambrecht Adriaans grew up in the house on the adjacent property on Koornmarkt that his father owned.

Pieterstraat 27

Cousin Maerten Huijchs Leeuwenhoek (1631-1694) owned it. He got it from his father, who bought it, date unknown because the sales letter (waarbrief) is lost (inv. 00281, fol. 181r2-2 waarbrief 4a356).

Pynepoort 14

Marijtgen Leenderts and Maerten Huijchs Leeuwenhoek (1631-1694) 4p235 bought it together, then Maerten bought the whole property 4t200v. He gave it to his daughter Margaretha Maertens Leeuwenhoek (1661-1743), wife and later widow of Michiel van Hassel; see folio 111

Sint Sebastiaansbrug

E0664 was a large prop, and the other two were very small buildings on it; ownership history the same. Maerten Abrahams Hogenhouck (1617-1673) gave it to his son Abraham Maertens "his son by scheiding among the joint beneficiaries on 1675 11/04 according to the authentic extract of 1677 07/03 by notary van de Velde."

Trumpetstraat 80

Jacob Maertens Hogenhouck (-1638) or Jacob Cornelis Hogenhouck (-1665)?

Verwersdijk 128

Pieter Abrahams Hogenhouck (-1679) owned this probably as an investment and rented it out because his main residence was E0542bis now Koornmarkt 43.

Verwersdijk 52 B

Anthonij Jans de Molijn (1656-1729), Antony's nephew the doctor, lived here after 1688.

Verwersdijk 97 A

Grandfather Thonis Philips Leeuwenhoek (-1643) gave it to his granddaughter Geertruijt Huijchs Leeuwenhoeck (1628-1684) scheiding odh 1685 05/31. She was unmarried and childless. When Leeuwenhoek registered his engagement and marriage to Barbara de Meij in July 1654, he said he was living on the Verwersdijk, the last word on the middle line in the image below. This was probably today's Verwersdijk 97A, which is the only house on that street owned by anyone in his family. His grandfather bought the house and bequeathed it to his son, Antony's uncle Huijch, who bequeathed it to his daughter, Antony's cousin Geertruijt. In 1654, she was 26 years...

Voldersgracht 4

Anthonij Jans de Molijn (1656-1729), Antony's nephew the doctor, lived here from 1685 to 1688. On 1688 11/08, he sold it to Ridder for 2,125 gl / 1,400 gl (ORA inv. 215 fol. 5d319) House name 't Hart. See Achter de Gevels.

Voldersgracht 8

Jan Jans de Molijn (-1620), notary, paid the 1620 verponding 121r4 and was “oostbelending” in deed of 1614: Weeskamer Delft, inv. 2110, Charternummer 3322. Was he Jacob's brother?