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Family Tree of the family Francken

Please note that all towns mentioned in the family tree are located in the Netherlands. Also some titles of positions held by the different persons have been put in quotations, as the titles have no translation, even into modern Dutch. They are historical positions that don't exist anymore and have no other denomination..

Descendants of Francken Nicolaas (2 April 98)

A : Nicolaas Francken, married to Geertruy van Ooy. He had 1 child :

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B.1 : Walraven Francken, born in Nijmegen on 4 August 1754, died in Nijmegen on 21 June 1835, married to Anna Christiana van Goor, on 24 July 1780 in Nijmegen (born on 23 February 1762 in Nijmegen and died on 5 Juli 1835 in Nijmegen, daughter of Ahasueros van Goor and Anna Geertruy Streck).
(Notes : Course of life: Copyist (1771), clerk (1777) of the quarter of Nijmegen, commissary of the chamber of Finance of that early quarter (1799), later qualified as Collector of the Royal Dutch Lottery, judge on the Court of Commerce in Nijmegen, member of "Den Dijkstoel" of the Realm of Nijmegen.

Children:

1. Nicolaas Gerrit, born April 1788 in Nijmegen, died 29 July 1853 in Elst

2. Ahasueros, born 31 October 1790 in Nijmegen, died 29 July 1857 in Doorn

3. Geertruy, baptised 1 September 1793 in Nijmegen. Died (?) 1-9-1793?

4. Geertruy, born 1796, baptised 16 October 1796 in Nijmegen. Died 6 April 1869 in Utrecht

5. Anna Geertruy, born 3 February 1799 in Nijmegen. Died (?) 3-2-1799?

See note elsewhere from "Ned. Leeuw", page 371, c.a. Walraven, Baron van Bavelen, Squire of Weurt, etc.)

He had 5 children:

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C.1.1 : Nicolaas Gerrit Francken, Dr., born in Nijmegen on 23 September 1788, was baptised in Nijmegen, died in Elst on 29 July 1853, married to Henriėtta Jacoba van Rossum, on 19 May 1820 in Muiden (born on 6 September 1793 in Muiden and died on 28 February 1863 in Elst, daughter of ? van Rossem).
(Notes: Course of life: Lawyer in Nijmegen (1803), later in Elst (1815).Secretary v.h. "Kwartierdrostambt" of Nijmegen, changed later in the Sub-Prefecture of Tiel (1808-1811), Advokate-Fiskale of Overbetuwe (1810-1811), Clerk of the Court at the Peace Court (1811), Notary (1812), Vice Peace- (later Canton-) Judge (1834), Member of the Town Council and assesor in Elst, member of the Chamber of Provincial States of Gelderland (1829), Chief "ingeland" in Overbetuwe (1826)

9 Children, of which 6 died. Rest:

1. Anna Christina, born 6 July 1821 in Elst, died 27 January1892 in Elst.

2. Mr. Walraven, born 10 August 1822 in Elst, died 5 Dec. 1890 in Nijmegen

3. Cornelis, born 28 November 1824 in Elst, died 10 March 1887 in Elst.

Died children: 3 daughters, 1 son: Ahasueros, Alida, Willemina, Geertruya.

He had 9 children:

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D.1.1.1 : Anna Christina Francken, born on 6 July 1821, died on 27 January 1892.

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D.1.1.2 : Walraven Francken, Mr., born on 10 August 1822, died on 6 December 1890, Married to unknown. (Notes: No children)

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D.1.1.3 : Unknown Francken, born on 28 November 1822.
(Notes: Probably born dead. Not baptised.)

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D.1.1.4 : Cornelis Francken, Dr., born in Elst on 24 December 1824, died in Elst on 10 March 1887, married to Theodora Willemina van Meurs, on 28 Mei 1853 in Deventer (born on 2 Oktober 1835 in Doetinchem and died on 27 August 1884 in Elst, daughter of Peter Anthony van Meurs and Wilhelmina Fredrikka Coops).
(Notes: Course of Life: Clerk of the Court "Justice of the Peace" in Elst (1852), notary (1853) and vice Justice of the Peace in Elst, "Hoofdgeerfde" of Overbetuwe (1875).) He had 1 child:

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E.1.1.4.1 : Nicolaas Gerrit Francken, Mr., born in Elst on 27 February 1860, married to Wilhelmina Hendrika Ente van Gils, on 7 September 1894 in The Hague (born on 10 Oktober 1864, daughter of Hendrik Jacobus Ente van Gils and Maria Jacoba Fuhrer).
(Notes: Notary en Vice Justice of the Peace in Elst)

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D.1.1.5 : unknown Francken, born on 19 November 1827, died on 19 November 1827.
(Notes : Born dead or died directly after birth. Not baptised.)

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D.1.1.6 : Ahasueros Francken, Reverent, born on 5 May 1829, married to Anna Sophia van den Brandhof (born on 9 June 1840 and died in 1893).
(Notes: Church Reverent)
He had 4 children :

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E.1.1.6.1 : Walraven Francken, Dr., Notary, born on 14 November 1864, died in The Hague on 29 October 1948.
(Notes : Lived alone in The Hague. "Uncle Walraven". Somewhat excentric. Had clothing stored in mothballs for decades, yet these clothes were still eaten away. He was a "mysterious" uncle to the nephues and nieces!)

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E.1.1.6.2 : Unknown Francken, born on 9 March 1867, married to Unknown van Reun.
(Notes : No further information available)

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E.1.1.6.3 : Aartje Theodora Francken, born on 6 June 1868, died on 27 July 1938.

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E.1.1.6.4 : Arend Francken, born in Ettenigem-Genderingen on 25 May 1871, died in Apeldoorn on 2 October 1937, married to Annigje de Vries, in 1898 in ? (born on 18 March 1879 in ? and died on 12 May 1976 in Oosterbeek, daughter of ? de Vries).
He had 4 children :

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F.1.1.6.4.1 : Ahasueros Francken, born in Wilnis on 13 February 1901, died in Bergen op Zoom on 2 February 1975, married to Janna Veldhuis (geboren on 16 May 1906, daughter of Jannes Veldhuis and Hendrika Beverdam).
(Notes : Architect in Bergen op Zoom. Died of Prostate cancer. Two children, twins:

Annigje Arendina Francken, (Annie) born 3/12/1936 (Annie)

Hendrika Janna Francken, born 3/12/1936 (Rini), died in a car crash on 7 july 2001 in Huybergen. Cremated in Bergen op Zoom, 13-7-2001. The ashes have been buried in the family-grave of her parents in Bergen op Zoom.

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F.1.1.6.4.2 : Lukas Francken, born in Bussum on 3 May 1903, was baptised in Bussum on 8 May 1903, died in Apeldoorn on 24 February 1993, married to Johanna Niessina Dermois, on 17 November 1933 in Apeldoorn (born on 14 March 1906 in Apeldoorn and died on 13 February 1986 in Apeldoorn, daughter of Jacob Dermois and Hanna(?) Coert). She was a total invalid during the last 17 years of her life due to a cerebral stroke. Her ashes were scattered on a plot of the gardens around the crematorium of Dieren, in the Netherlands.
Notes : Knighted to Knight in the Order of "Oranje Nassau"
Teacher bookkeeping, but was never active in that profession.
Chief Accountancy Service of the Council in Apeldoorn, also a short time of the Military Department of the Town's Council.
Referendary.
A kind man, very strong willed, good father and loving husband. A very happy marriage, which was put on trial by a stroke of his wife that left her a total invalid. Luckily he had just retired. He kept telling his children that the following 17 years were the happiest of his life! He took full care of his wife and nursed her to the end, doing all the housework, cooking and shopping as well. And was very happy in doing so.
A wise man, but could stick to his ideas stubbornly. But he could be talked into changing his ideas in a conversation. A man loved and respected. He contracted Altzheimer disease and in the end was totally senile. His ashes were scattered on the grounds of the crematorium in Dieren, the Netherlands on the same plot where the ashes of his wife were scattered.
He had 2 children :

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G.1.1.6.4.2.1 : Lukas Arend Francken, born in Apeldoorn on 26 May 1935, was baptised in Apeldoorn on 20 March 1956, married (1°) to Jacoba Dirkje Bajema, on 7 October 1957 in Adelaide, Australia. (born on 2 July 1936 in Rotterdam, daughter of van Sjoerd Bajema and Neeltje van Nieuwpoort), married (2°) to Prientje Cornelia Jozina Van Kamer (Perrie), born in Middelburg, the Netherlands on 5 March 1943, on 27 March 1986 in Vlissingen.

Notes : Grew up in Apeldoorn, served with the military in the Royal Dutch Airforce (Air Traffic Controller). After that he emigrated to Australia (April 1956). Worked there at a Medical and Veterinary Science Institute, as laboratory technician, after that as a laboratory technician with the Mobil Oil Refinery in Adelaide. From the first marriage one child born in Adelaide, Brigitte Andrea (1965). After a return voyage for a holiday in the Netherlands, he returned definitely in 1967 to the Netherlands. Worked 10 months in Hamburg, Germany as Chemical Technician with Mobiloil Research Laboratorium (Wedel). After that he worked for the Mobil Oil Refinery in Amsterdam as Chief Analyst. Lived in Uitgeest, where still married to his first wife, son Edgar Christian was born (in Heemskerk) on October 27, 1969. Moved toVlissingen (Flushing), worked as Chief Chemist with the Total Refinery. After that he started work for a small engineering company in Eindhoven (LEC International) as Technical Manager. He installed fully equipped laboratories in countries like the Netherlands, Turkey, Iran, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria, Malaysia, South-Korea, China, Thailand, Bulgaria and taught the local technicians to handle the new equipment. This resulted sometimes in more than four-month stretches abroad. Perrie, his second wife, visited him in these countries several times for several weeks, in Malaysia, Kuwait, and Iran. No children were born from the second marriage.

He had (has) 2 children :

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H.1.1.6.4.2.1.1 : (1) Brigitte Andrea Francken, born in Adelaide, Australia on 12 January 1965, married to Marinus Griep in Middelburg. They now live in Schiebroek near Rotterdam.

She has 4 children :

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I.1.1.6.4.2.1.1.1: Olivier Jacob Griep, born in Rotterdam on 28 August 1995.

I.1.1.6.4.2.1.1.2: Quirine Catharina Jacoba Griep, born in Rotterdam on 19 April 1997

I.1.1.6.4.2.1.1.3: Thomas Adriaan Griep, born in Rotterdam on 23 November 1999

I.1.1.6.4.2.1.1.4: Louise Cathelijne Margaretha, born in Rotterdam on 9 May 2001

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H.1.1.6.4.2.1.2 : (1) Edgar Christian Francken, born in Heemskerk on 27 October 1969, was married to Natalie van Eijsden, on 22 September 1993 in Amsterdam, divorced in 1999. Now living with lovely Daniėlle Willemsen in Amsterdam.

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G.1.1.6.4.2.2 : Walraven Francken, born in Apeldoorn on 28 April 1939, married to Lumina Valentina van Dijk.

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F.1.1.6.4.3 : Walrafina Francken, born in Bussum op on 1 May 1904, died in Oosterbeek on 31 December 1994.
(Notes: Teacher. Very stubborn but fair person. Deeply religious, Dutch Reformed. Died of ols age (heart). Throughout her life she took care of her mother, who was a very fragile and sickly woman, but due to her care, she reached a very high age.
"Aunty Fien" as she was called by the members of her family (or "Fientje") always remained unmarried

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F.1.1.6.4.4 : Anne Arend Francken, born in Bussum on 7 March 1906, died in Oosterbeek on 16 February 1982, married to Annie van Vark, in 1947 in Oosterbeek.
(Notes : "Uncle Ad" died as a result of of Parkinson's Disease. He was an accountant and had many clients near Arnhem as well as in the region to the north of there, right up to Vaassen. He was the "little brother" of the other brothers and sister, right up to his death. They always protected him.
He had 2 children, Ad and Babs (twins). Ad lives with a nice lady and they have a child. Babs moved to Canada after her marriage and had two children.

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D.1.1.7 : Unknown Francken, born on 9 August 1830, died on 9 August 1830.
(Notes : Born dead or immediately afterwards. Not baptised.

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D.1.1.8 : Unknown Francken, born on 18 December 1834, died on 18 December 1834.
(Notes : Died at birth. Not baptised).

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D.1.1.9 : Alida Willemina Geertruya Francken, born on 12 May 1836, married to Nicolaus Stephanus Th.A. van Meurs (born on 7 August 1830, son of Peter Anthony van Meurs).

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C.1.2 : Ahasueros Francken, Reverent, born in Nijmegen on 31 October 1790, died in Doorn on 29 July 1857, married to Catharina Geertruida Van Rossem, on 23 October 1818 in Muiden.
(Notes : Course of Life: Reverent in Muiden, Doetinchem, Delft, and Utrecht. Chairman of the General Synode of the Dutch Reformed Church. Was part of many church organisations. Advisor to the Commission that was composing the book with Christian songs with the Recovered-Evangelistic Lutheran churches in the Netherlands. Children:

1. Anna Christiana, born 20 Sept. 1819 in Muiden. Died 18 Aug. 1903 in Utrecht.

2. Prof. Dr. Cornelis Marinus, born. 7/12/1820 in Muiden, died 4-7-1900 in Utrecht.

3. Reverent Walraven, born 4-9-1822 in Doetinchem, died 16/1/1894 in Utrecht.

4. Dorotheus, born 27/3/1824 in Delft, died 3-10-1824 in Delft.

5. Dorothea, born 30-12-1825 in Delft. Died 1-4-1919 in Utrecht

Knighted to knight in the Order of the Dutch Lion.

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C.1.3 : Geertruy Francken, born on 1 September 1795.
(Notes : Probably died at birth or immediately afterwards.)

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C.1.4 : Geertruy Francken, born 1796.
(Aantekeningen : Baptised 16 October 1796 in Nijmegen. Died 6 April 1869 in Utrecht. Married to Johannes Hendricus Menso, born 11 November 1790 in Slijk-Ewijk, died 22 Jjanuary 1845 in Driel. 6 Children).

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C.1.5 : Anna Geertruy Francken, born on 3 February 1799.
(Notes : Probaly died at birth or immediately afterwards.)


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