Jan Jans Waesbergen1

M, #17939, b. 1556, d. 31 May 1626

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Last Edited16/12/2016
Birth*Jan Jans Waesbergen was born in 1556 in Antwerp, Belgium, .1
Marriage*He married Margaretha Pieters Bracht before 5 April 1597.2
Death*He died on 31 May 1626 Rotterdam.1


Margaretha Pieters Bracht b. b 1569, d. 9 Jul 1600
Occupation* Between 1576 and 1616 Jan Jans Waesbergen was he was a bookprinter and bookseller in Antwerp until 1585 when the city fell to Spanish forces under the command of Alessandro Farnesse, Duke of Parma. Like thousands of other skilled tradesmen, he moved to Rotterdam where he became the town printer, until his death.3 


  1. [S847] E-mails from Andries Penders to Delia Robertson, 2015 "born Antwerp (Belgium) 1556, died and buried R'dam 31-05-1626."
  2. [S847] E-mails from Andries Penders to Delia Robertson, 2015 "daughter of Jan Jans van Waesberghe ... and Margaretha Pieters van Bracht."
  3. [S847] E-mails from Andries Penders to Delia Robertson, 2015 "bookprinter and bookseller in Antwerp, later after the fall of Antwerp in 1585, printer of the town of R'dam, till his death in 1626."

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