Maria Maertens Leeuwenhoek

Patronymic: 
Maertens
Antony's: 
cousin Maerten's daughter
Baptism date: 
November 10, 1656
Burial date: 
January 16, 1717

She owned D0294 Pontemarkt W now Brabantse Turfmarkt 71, which she got from her father Maerten who got it from his sisters who got it from their father Huijch.

Huizenprotocol Bastiaans Vest (E0131 now Zuiderstraat 256)?

The treasurer's account books for 1677 note that Maria, just 21 years old, received 7 guilders 7 stuivers 4 pennies as payment for "impost van de grove waren" - rough earthware? coarse cloth? for the years 1676 and 1677.

OAD 678.71 for 1677

Betaelt aen Maria Leeuwenhoek
over impost van de grove waren
in de jaren 1676 en 1677 volgens
reeck~ en quitanoie
Paid to Maria Leeuwenhoek
over the tax of the rough earthenware
in the years 1676 and 1677 according to
account and receipt

In the 1676 treasurer's account book, her father Maerten is noted as a pachter who was paid 35 guilders for the "grove waren".

In 1697, she was listed as widow of wine merchant Jan den Appel (1657-1696), who was owed money from an estate in an inventory by notary Cornelis 's- Gravesande, ONA inv. 2535C, fol. 94.