Timeline of events 1584--1614

  • A date of January 1 in a given year indicates that the year is certain but the month and day are not.
  • Exceptions are public appointments to Deft's city offices, which took effect on January 1 of each year.
Date
January 1, 1584 great-grandfather Sebastian Cornelis van den Berch (-1605) appointed magistrate
July 10, 1584 William, Prince of Orange, assassinated in Prinsenhof.
February 16, 1585 great-uncle Jan Cornelis Verburch married Annitgen Gerretsdr.
January 1, 1586 great great-grandfather Jan Jacobs Hogenhouck (1539-1586) buried
January 1, 1586 great great-uncle Maerten Jans Hogenhouck (1550-1613) appointed to Veertigraad, served 1586-1613
January 1, 1588 great great-uncle Gerrit Jans van der Eyck (1550?-1620) appointed magistrate
January 24, 1588 grandfather Jacob Sebastians van den Berch (1566-1615) married Margriete (Cryntge) Cornelis Verburch
April 10, 1588 great-aunt Margaretha Sebastians van den Berch married Jan Jans van Halmael de Jonge
January 1, 1589 great great-uncle Jacob Ewouts van der Dussen (1530-1599) appointed mayor
January 1, 1592 great great-uncle Gerrit Jans van der Eyck (1550?-1620) appointed mayor
January 1, 1594 mother Margriete Jacobs van den Berch (c 1594-1664) baptized
May 22, 1594 grandfather Thonis Phillips Leeuwenhoek (-1643) married Geertgen Huygen (-1600)
January 1, 1596 father-in-law Johannes Swalmius (1596-1661) baptized
January 1, 1598 great great-uncle Maerten Jans Hogenhouck (1550-1613) appointed mayor in 1598
January 25, 1598 great-uncle Pieter Sebastians van den Berch (1568- before 1612) married Neeltgen Jacobs van Adrichem
July 8, 1598 great-grandmother Magdalena Jans van der Eyck buried in Oude Kerk
March 10, 1599 great great-grandfather Dirck Cornelis Verburch buried in Oude Kerk
April 8, 1599 Jacob Ewouts van der Dussen buried, age 69
January 1, 1600 Haardstedenregister paid by various family members as noted
January 1, 1600 Johan Sems and Jan Pieters Dou's Practijck des lantmetens published
November 1, 1600 grandmother Geertgen Huygen, first wife of Thonis Philips Leeuwenhoek, buried
February 1, 1601 grandfather Thonis Phillips Leeuwenhoek (-1643) registered as member of the Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerk
April 11, 1601 grandfather Thonis Phillips Leeuwenhoek (-1643) married Neeltge Cornelis
March 20, 1602 VOC (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie) chamber established in Delft
January 1, 1603 great-grandfather Sebastian Cornelis van den Berch (-1605) appointed magistrate
January 1, 1604 cousin Ewout Jacobs van der Dussen (1574-1653) appointed to Veertigraad
July 15, 1605 great-grandfather Sebastian Cornelis van den Berch buried in Oude Kerk
January 1, 1608 grandfather Jacob Sebastians van den Berch (1566-1615) appointed to Veertigraad
January 3, 1608 cousin Jacob Adriaens van der Dussen buried
October 31, 1609 step-grandmother Neeltge Cornelis buried
January 1, 1610 grandfather Jacob Sebastians van den Berch (1566-1615) appointed magistrate
September 19, 1610 grandfather Thonis Phillips Leeuwenhoek (-1643) married Truytgen Joriaens van Ham
September 1, 1612 step-grandmother Truytgen Joriaens van Ham buried
January 1, 1613 cousin Adriaan Maertens Hogenhouck (-1637) appointed to Veertigraad
January 5, 1613 grandfather Jacob Sebastians van den Berch (1566-1615) appointed Meester van Charitaten
July 24, 1613 great great-uncle Maerten Jans Hogenhouck (1550-1613) buried
January 1, 1614 cousin Adriaan Maertens Hogenhouck (-1637) appointed magistrate
January 11, 1614 grandfather Jacob Sebastians van den Berch (1566-1615) appointed warden of Oude Kerk and Nieuwe Kerk
April 6, 1614 grandfather Thonis Phillips Leeuwenhoek (-1643) married Agniesgen Bastiaens
June 1, 1614 cousin Aeltge Maertens Hogenhouck married Hugo Lucas van der Dussen