Jan Pietersz. Besemer
XIF. Jan Pietersz. Besemer, born 8.05.1790 in Schiedam and died 7.01.1823 in Weltevreden (Java).
He was married 8.02.1815 in Schiedam with Neeltje Caterina Lucas, born 16.08.1782 and died
19.08.1852 in Schiedam. She was a daughter of Engelbertus Lucas and Caterina Prins.
Jan was naval lieutenant of first class and chief officer on merchant ship.
The family got 3 children:
- Pieter, born 29.01.1816 and died 23.11.1822 in Schiedam.
- Egelbertus, born 10.10.1818 and died between 1831 and 1841.
- Arinus Cornelis, born 5.02.1822 in Schiedam. He was officer on merchant ship and died
on board of the "Flevo" in the Indian Ocean on 11.03.1841.
Among other things by reading:
"This whole brave family... A Schiedams genus Bes(z)emer between 1600 and present",
from Th. Bezemer july 1988.