Baptism on in Wijk en Aalburg (Netherlands)


Victor Pootman


Marie Davids

Child (male)

Source citation

Brabant Historical Information Centre in Brabant (Netherlands), Church records baptisms
Bron: boek, Part: 14, Period: 1641-1730, Wijk en Aalburg, access code 8129, inventory number 14, February 28, 1644, Hervormd doopboek 1641-1730, folio 24

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On Wednesday, October 18 mark putnam wrote

Jan Pootman born here in 1644 appears to have been [Johannes "Jan" Pootman] the progenitor of the Pootman/Putman family of the New World in what was later New York, USA. Johannes Pootman married Cornelia Bradt. Their children were Arent, Maria, Victor, David, Catherine, and Cornelius Pootman/Potman. Johannes "Jan" Pootman's name was written on one early records as Johannes Pottmann, which seem to indicate a previous German origin to the family.

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