Family Tree of Zee (Seekamp) generation 5

Descendants of Harm Seekamp

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5.5. Brüne Seekamp, son of Bösche Seekamp, was born in Bollen, Achim/Verden, Germany and christened on August 27, 1697 in Arbergen, Bremen, Germany. He worked at his father’s farm, but farming was not for him. He was restless and eager for adventure. So he and his 5 year older brother Hinrich made the journey to Amsterdam, The Netherlands in 1720 and joined the VOC or Dutch East Indies Company. Brüne sailed on the ‘Hogenes’ and the ‘Voorburg’ before leaving the VOC in 1725. He went back to his parents to Bollen, but his heart was still in Holland, with ships and sailing. He passed away at the age of 55 on April 16, 1753 in Medemblik.
Brüne married Anna Margaretha Meyer on September 20, 1725 in Bremen, Germany. Anna was christened in or abt. 1695 in the Achim/Verden region in Germany. She passed away at the age of 60 on November 26, 1755 in Medemblik, Noord-Holland, NL.

As the years went by in Medemblik their names turned completly Dutch. Brüno Seekamp became Bruine Zee and Anna Margaretha Meyer became Anna Meijers.

The couple raised the following children:

6.1. [M] (i) Hinrich Seekamp was born in germany and christened on October 23, 1726 in Bremen. In The Netherlands he went by the name of Hendrik Bruijnsz. Zeekamp.
Hendrik married Engeltje Kist, daughter of Jasper Kist and Trijntje Tijmons (Kooij), on December 8, 1753 in Medemblik. Named after her grandmother on father’s side, Engeltje was the oldest of 8 children of Trijntje and Jasper. She was born in or before 1729 in Medemblik.
The couple raised 9 childern: Bruin (1755-1816), Anna (1757-), Trijntje (1759-), Jan (1762-1812), Cornelis (1764-1812), Grietje (1766-1803), Saartje(1767-1787), Pieter (1770-) and Mietje(b.1777-). Some of the children went by the surname Bruin.
6.2. [F] (ii) Margreta Seekamp (Zee) was christened on November 10, 1728 in Bremen, Dld.
6.3. [M] (iii) Lüder Seekamp (Zee) was christened on December 3, 1730 in Bremen, Dld.
6.4. [M] (iv) Johann Seekamp (Zee) was christened on October 19, 1732 in Bremen,Dld.
6.5. [M] (v) Bruin Bruinsz. Zee was christened on March 30, 1735 in Medemblik, Noord-Holland, NL.
6.6. [F] (vi) Trijntje Bruin Zee was christened on March 23, 1738 in Medemblik. She passed away at the age of 54 and was buried on July 11, 1792 in Heerhugowaard. She became a resident of the Medemblik Orphanage a week after her father died and left in 1764 at the age of 26.
She married Evert Jacobsz Hulst, son of Jacob Hulst, on May 12, 1765 in Zuid-Scharwoude, Heerhugowaard, Noor-Holland, NL. Evert was christened on October 3, 1736 and he passed away at the age of 68 and buried on February 28, 1805 in Heerhugowaard. The couple had 3 children: Klaasje (1766-1819), Bruin (1772-1833) and Jacobus (1770-1865) all christened in Langedijk, Heerhugowaard.
6.7. [F] (vii) Anna Zee was christened on June 5, 1740 in Medemblik. She also became a resident of the Medemblik Orphanage a week after her father died and never left. She passed away at the age of 19 in the orphanage in April 1760 in Medemblik.
6.8. [F] (viii) Mietje Zee was christened on March 20, 1743 in Medemblik. She also became a resident of the Medemblik Orphanage a week after her father died and left in 1763 at the age of 19. She passed away after 1768 in Noord-Scharwoude.
6.9. [F] (ix) Jantje Zee was christened on February 26, 1747 in Medemblik. She passed away at the young age of 11 months on February 14, 1748. The burial record lists the given name Jantje, which implies the child was a baby-girl.

Family Tree of Zee (Seekamp) generation 5

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