Willem van Putten1

M, #18541, b. 1674, d. 2 December 1731

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Last Edited19/04/2017
BirthOrigin*Willem was from Amsterdam and was perhaps born there in 1674. The date is estimated - young men often entered service in the VOC as midshipmen in their early 20s.1 
Death*He died on 2 December 1731 Asia.1
Baptisms - WitnessJan Joris was baptized on 15 July 1712 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, Kat, he was baptised after death on the advice of the officials Willem Hylot and Willem van Putten because he had earnestly requested it. He had been a Mennist or Mennonite.2


  1. [S620] Website Nationaal Archief, VOC Opvarenden (http://vocopvarenden.nationaalarchief.nl/default.aspx) "Voornaam opvarende Willem
    Tussenvoegsel opvarende van
    Achternaam opvarende Putten
    Herkomst opvarende Amsterdam
    Datum indiensttreding 1696-07-20
    Functie bij indiensttreding Adelborst
    Uitleg over functie rangbenaming van militairen die tot zeeofficier worden opgeleid
    Uitgevaren met het schip IJsselmonde
    Datum uit dienst 1731-12-02
    Waar uit dienst Azie
    Reden uit dienst Overleden
    Informatie terugreis bij ING
    Schuldbrief Nee
    Maandbrief Nee."
  2. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): 15 d:o [Julij 1712] vrijdag avond [nae..] [advijs] van den h:r gezaghebber W. Helot, nevens den fiscaal Van Putten, op de Kat gedoopt een ter dood verweesene Mennist, die het zelve ernstig verzogt: zijn naam was Jan Jorisz., (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/, http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).

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