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Vol. XXVII April 1938 No.4 p.129

2. Genealogy of the Family of de Vos

GENEALOGY OF THE FAMILY OF de VOS.

(Compiled by the late Mr. F. H. de Vos in 1910; revised and

brought up to date by Mr. D. V. Altendorff in 1937.)
I.

Victor de Vos, married at Bruges, 27th December 1642,

Maria Jooris, baptised at Bruges, 10th July 1614, daughter of

Josse Jooris and Marie Bussier. He had by her :—



  1. Catharina, baptised 17th March 1645.

  2. Franciscus, baptised 20th March 1647.

  3. Franciscus, baptised 14th January 1649.

  4. Donatianus, baptised February 1651.

  5. Olivier, who follows under II.

  6. Johannes, baptised 4th May 1656.

  7. Carolus, baptised 16th May 1658.

II.


Olivier, de Vos, born at Bruges, 13th February 1653, died

circa 1699, arrived in Ceylon in 1673 in the Ship "'t Wapen

vander Goes " (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. I, page 160) married at

Colombo, 13th May 1691, Johanna Melchiors, widow of Adolph

Truwel of Rynbach. He had by her :—


  1. Maria, baptised 16th November 1693, died at Matara before 1717, married at Colombo, 9th March 1710, David Otmar,

Boekhouder, baptised 17th October 1675, son of Hendrik

Otmar of Hildesheim and Maria Rodriguez.



  1. Victor, baptised 19th June 1695.

  2. Pieter, who follows under III.

III.


Pieter de Vos, Boekhouder, baptised 27th December 1698,

died 6th March 1734, married at Colombo:—



  1. 15th October 1724, Jurika de l'Orme, baptised 10th May

1705, died before 29th April 1725, daughter of Jacob de

l'Orme of Cochin and Marie Arendsen.



  1. 28th October 1726, Christina Polnitz, born 1st April

1699, died 17th March 1750, widow of Jan de Vos, and

daughter of Herman Jansz Polnitz, of Hadamar and

Maria Rodriguez, widow of Hendrik Otmar.

Of the first marriage, he had:—



  1. Olivier born 5th April 1725.

Of the second marriage, he had:—

  1. Johanna Maria, born 4th October 1727, married at Colombo 14th October 1742, Cornelis Fransz, Surgeon.

  2. Johannes Coenraad, baptised 2nd September 1729.

  3. Olivier Harmanus, born 5th January 1730, died 23rd May 1730.

  4. Pieter, who follows under IV.


IV.

Pieter de Vos, Boekhouder 1760, Onderkoopman 1781, born

12th April 1731, died 29th January 1793, married:—


  1. In the Dutch Reformed Church, Wolvendaal, 21st April

1754, Anna Jacoba Warner, baptised 27th January 1737,

died 1758, daughter of Gerrit Warner of Amsterdam and

Christina Eggers.


  1. In the Dutch Reformed Church, Galle, 10th February

1760, Magdalena Meyer, born 26th July 1744, died 18th

April 1780, daughter of Juriaan Meyer of Lupke and

Elizabeth Pardon.


  1. In the Dutch Reformed Church, Galle, 28th January 1781,

Isabella Bernarda Martheze, born 13th November 1743,

died 15th May 1789, widow of Reverend Andreas Spoor

and daughter of Hendrik Levin Martheze and Anna

Catharina van Doornik. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. II , page 93).

Of the first marriage, he had :—


  1. Johanna Maria, born 28th January 1757, married in the Dutch

Reformed Church, Galle, 25th November 1770, Michael Nicolaas

Engelbregt, son of Johannes Engelbregt, Surgeon, and

Catharina Van Zitter.

Of the second marriage, he had:—



  1. Christina Elizabeth, born 15th February 1761.

  2. Petrus Gerardus, who follows under V.

  3. Johannes Andreas, who follows under VI.

  4. Olivier Harmanus, born 9th April 1768, died 27th March 1770.

  5. Cornelia Philippina, born 5th October 1769. died 15th December

1806, married at Galle, 22nd November 1789, Andreas

  1. Justinus Van Zitter, died 24th June 1806.

  2. Albertus Cornelis, who follows under VII.

  3. Pieter Juriaan, who follows under VIII.

  4. Aletta Magdalena born 14th April 1780, died 6th July 1781.

Of the third marriage, he had:—

  1. Anna Catharina, born 19th September 1781, married at Galle,

30th July 1797, Gerrit Joan Poulier, Sitting Magistrate, Weligama,

baptised 1773, died 9th July 1844, son of Adrian Poulier

and Rebecca Christina Belissa. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. XXIV, page 21).
V.

Petrus Gerardus de Vos Boekhouder, and afterwards Sitting

Magistrate of Jayale, born 18th November 1762, died 2nd June

1815, married:—



  1. In the Dutch Reformed Church, Galle, 24th August 1788,

Beata Cornelia Van den Broeck, baptised 14th February

1773, daughter of Captain-Lieutenant Johannes Van den

Broeck and Gertruida Cornelia Van Zitter.


  1. In the Dutch Reformed Church, Wolvendaal, 23rd February

1794, Johanna Dorothea Potger, baptised 21st

November 1779, died 3rd September 1798, daughter of

Barend Lodewyk Potger and Sophia Elizabeth Vogelaar.

(D.B.U. Journal, Vol. IX, page 129, and Vol. XXVII, page 108).



  1. In the Dutch Reformed Church, Wolvendaal, 6th February

1810, Susanna Petronella Van Dort, born 18th August

1790, daughter of Adriaan Van Dort and Justina Cornelia

Visser.

Of the second marriage, be had:—



  1. Pieter Lodewyk, who follows under IX.

  2. Gerard Willem, born 5th May 1796, died 31st December 1845.

  3. Johannes Adrianus, born 16th August 1798, died 24th April

1806.

Of the third marriage, he had : —



  1. John George, who follows under X.

  2. Henry Benedict, who follows under XI.

VI.


Johannes Andreas de Vos, Chief Clerk, Customs, Galle, born

26th February 1766, died 26th September 1833, married in the

Dutch Reformed Church, Galle :—


  1. 2nd November 1788, Johanna Gerardina Kryger, born

15th September 1771, died 20th June 1815, daughter of

Cornelis Kryger of Middelburg and Maria Elizabeth Broeckman.



  1. 4th November 1820, Johanna Margarita Ludovici, baptised

20th February 1791, widow of Johan Lodewyk

Quyn of Matara, and daughter of Johan Hendrik Ludovici

of Amsterdam, Garrison Surgeon of Matara, and Gertruida

Rudolphina Hoffman. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. III, page 60).

Of the first marriage, he had:—


  1. Magdalena Maria Helena, born 1st August 1790, died 28th

December 1820, married in the Dutch Reformed Church, Galle,

11th March 1804, Hendrik Van Hek, Assistant Customs

Master, Galle, died 10th December 1828, (D.B.U. Journal,

Vol. VI, page 100), son of Andries Van Hek of Amsterdam and

Maria Vander Hoff.


  1. Pieter Abraham, born 18th July 1792, died 11th August 1792.

  2. Gerardina Dorothea, born 28th January 1794, married 11th

June 1816, Johan Paul Hansen. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. XIV,

page 21).



  1. Pieter Willem, who follows under XII.

  2. Andreas Cornelis, who follows under XIII.

  3. Johanna Henrietta Susanna, born 31st September 1802, married

at Galle:—

  1. 23rd September 1819, Reynier Van Alken, born 31st May

1790, died 5th August 1826, son of Gerrit Van Alken of

Amsterdam, Garrison Surgeon, and Elizabeth Petronella

Hoffman. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. I l l , page 60).


  1. 14th February 1831, Captain Thomas James Anderson of

Scotland, widower of Adriana Gertruida Toussaint.

(D.B.U. Journal, Vol. IV, page 86, and Vol. VI, page 65).



  1. Christiana Petronella, born 13th November 1805, married

William Frederick Andree, (Marriage licence issued on the 5th

April 1827) son of William Hendrik Andree and Clara Elizabeth

Van Hoven. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. X, page 14),


  1. Everardina Dorothea, born 1st February 1807, married 21st

July 1834, Charles Cornelis Toussaint, son of Johannes Fredderick

Toussaint and Johanna Adriana Henrietta Johnson.

(D.B.U. Journal, Vol. IV, pages 35 and 36).


  1. Wilhelmina Magdalena, born 17th October 1810, married at

Galle, 9th June 1834, James Dunbar Robertson, District

Judge, Matara, born 1812, died 80th June 1854.



  1. Johanna Dorothea Cornelia, born 4th October 1812, died 25th

October 1815.

Of the second marriage, he had :—



  1. Pieter Gerard, who follows under XIV.

  2. Petronella Charlotta, baptised 24th July 1825.

  3. Cornelis Everardus, baptised 30th March 1826.

  4. George Paul, born 24th June 1829.

VII.


Albertus Cornelis de Vos, born 8th February 1774, died 30th

July 1827, married in the Dutch Reformed Church, Wolvendaal,

30th October 1806, Louisa Wilhelmina Knouw, He had by her:—


  1. George.Gerardus, baptised 5th August 1802.

  2. Gerardina Eusonia, baptised 20th November 1803, married in

the Dutch Reformed Church, Wolvendaal, 20th September

1819, Lucas Francois Schokman, born 5th June 1794, died

2nd September 1879, son of Jan Arend Schokman and Sarah

Petronella Wolff. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. XXV, pages 104 and

and 105).
VIII.

Pieter Juriaan de Vos, born 3rd May 1778, married in the

Dutch Reformed Church, Galle, 25th July 1802, Jacoba Henrica

Rottiers, baptised 19th July 1798, daughter of Jacobus Abraham

Rottiers and Henrica Franckena. He had by her :


  1. Gerardina Philippina, born August 1803, married Johannes

Christianus Anthonisz, son of Jacobus Cornelis Anthonisz of

Jaffna and Christina Gysberta Catharina Trek.



  1. Georgiana, married - Zeehuyzen,

  2. Johanna Adriana, born 7th August 1806.

  3. Pieter Hendrik, who follows under XV.

  4. Johannes Gerardus, born 28th December 18L1.

  5. Johan Gerardt, baptised 28th May 1815.

  6. Engelberta Pieternella, born 26th December 1816.

IX.


Pieter Lodewyk de Vos, Notary Public and Second Clerk,

Kandyan Department, Chief Secretary's Office, baptised 22nd

February 1795, died 26th July 1863, married in the Dutch Reformed

Church, Wolvendaal, 14th October 1819, Julia Theodora

Kessels, baptised 23rd August 1801, daughter of Jacobus Kessels of

Maastricht and Johanna Petronella Roerbach. He had by her :—



  1. Anna Eliza Charlotta, born 9th October 1820, died 28th June

1856, married in St. Paul's Church, Pettah, Colombo 28th

November 1839, James Swan, C.C.S., Principal Assistant Colonial

Secretary, born 20th October 1817, died 13th May 1880,

son of Joseph Swan and Louisa Anna Gonilliard. (D.B.U.

Journal, Vol. XXVI, pages 66 and 67).


  1. Adriana Henrietta, born 6th November 1821, died 29th January

1845, married in St. Paul's Church, Pettah, Colombo, 24th

February 1840, Diederich Cornelis Meier, born 25th February

1817, died 15th July 1885, son of Jacques Fabricius Meier and

Catharina Claudia Ebert. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. VI, page 77,

and Vol. XXIV, page 143).


  1. Robert Francis, who follows under XVI.

X.

John George de Vos, Proctor, born 13th November 1810, died



3rd December 1889, married at Jaffna, 3rd February 1834, Elizabeth

Euphrosine Merciana Francké, born 28th August 1817, died

25th October 1883, daughter of Adriaan Sebastiaan Francké and

Johanna Henrietta Gratiaen. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. VIII, page 8,

and Vol, VI, page 18). He had by her :—


  1. John George, who follows under XVII.

XI.


Henry Benedict de Vos, Head Clerk, Loan Board Office,

born 5th December 1814, died 7th February 1867, married in

the Dutch Reformed Church, Wolvendaal 9th March 1840,

Anna Elizabeth Brohier, born 19th July 1818, died 6th December

1875, daughter of Pieter Isaac John Brohier and Anna

Louisa Isabella Van Ranzow. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. I. page 105).

He had by her : —


  1. Edmund Henry, Surveyor, born 30th November, 1840, died

18th November 1860.

  1. Carolina Louisa Maria, born 27th December 1842, married

in the Dutch Reformed Church, Wolvendaal, 25th July

1859, Philip Edmund Joseph, born 22nd April 1836, son

of Andries Adrianus Joseph and Carolina Amelia de Neys.

(D.B.U. Journal, Vol. XII, page 25).



  1. Richard Morgan, who follows under XVIII.

  2. James Percival, who follows under XIX.

  3. Harriet Frances, born 29th July 1851, married in the Dutch

Reformed Church, Wolvendaal, 19th November 1868, Henry

Arthur de Vos, who follows under XXXII.



  1. Walter Cecil, born 13th October 1853, died 1876.

XII.


Pieter Willem de Vos, born 7th October 1795, married in

the Dutch Reformed Church, Wolvendaal:—



  1. 4th January 1813, Gertruida Cornelia Ebert, born 22nd

October 1793, died 20th October 1823, daughter of

Ryclof Johannes Ebert, Sitting Magistrate, Kalutara,

and Susanna Vander Laan, (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. VI,

page 77).



  1. 4th May 1825, Charlotta Eliza Von Hagt, born 16th

July 1808, daughter of Jacobus Ernestus Von Hagt and

Agnes Emerentia de Jong. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. IX,

pages 125 and 128).

Of the first marriage, he had :—



  1. Johanna Wilhelmina Gertruida, born 2nd November 1813.

  2. Johan Gerardt, baptised 28th May 1815.

  3. Willem Hendrik, who follows under XX.

  4. Pieter Gerard, who follows under XXI.

  5. Charles Paul Gerard, who follows under XXII,

Of the second marriage, he had:—

  1. Agnes Susanna, born 23rd September 1826, died 6th May

1880, married in the Dutch Reformed Church, Wolvendaal,

13th July 1846, Henricus Cornelis Jonklaas, born 15th July

1813, died 27th March 1894, widower of Louisa Wilhelmina

Reimers, and son of Johannes Frederick Jonklaas and

Catharina Henrietta Camp. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. XXIII,

pages 204 and 205).



  1. Sophia Antonetta, baptised 14th November 1828, died 28th

March 1869, married at Galle, 10th July 1845, Trutand

Frederick Morgan, Police Magistrate, Matara, born 4th

February 1819, died 10th August 1870, widower of Johanna

Elizabeth Sophia Gauder, and son of Richard Owen Morgan

and Bernarda Lucretia Lourensz. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol.

VIII, page 70, and Vol. XI, pages 62 and 63).



  1. Frederick William, who follows under XXIII.

  2. Adelaide Henrietta, born 2nd September 1834, married at

Galle, 7th January 1856, William Bagenal Roosmale-Cocq,

born 22nd June 1832, son of Stephen Henry Roosmale-Cocq,

Sitting Magistrate, Negombo, and Maria Henrietta Schneider.

(D.B.U. Journal, Vol. VIII, page 69, and Vol. XIV, page 18).



  1. Georgiana Wilhelmina, born 6th June 1836, married 14th

May 1855, John William Ludovici, Proctor, born 23rd

November 1830, son of Petrus Jacobus Hendrik Ludovici

and Henrietta Josephina Smit. (D.B.U Journal, Vol. III, page 62).
XIII.

Andreas Cornelis de Vos, Deputy Fiscal, Galle, born 4th

October 1799, married 10th July 1820, Edith Elizabeth Petronella

Smit, baptised 24th April 1805, died November 1858,

daughter of Joseph Smit of Dusseldorp, Agent of Revenue,

Galle, and Peternella Henrietta Vollenhoven. (D.B.U. Journal,

Vol XI, page 61, and Vol. XXIII, page 93). He had by her : —


  1. John Henry, born 25th August 1821, married Anna Carolina

Schrader, born 5th May 1824, daughter of Christiaan

Hendrik Schrader and Jane Spencer. (D.B.U. Journal,

Vol. XI, page 71).


  1. Johanna Sophia, born 1st April 1825, died 18th August 1846

married at Galle, 2nd September 1844, Bernard Adriaan

Toussaint, born 10th April 1818, son of Pieter Frederick

Toussaint, Police Magistrate, Point Pedro, and Anna Elizabeth

Gratiaen. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. IV, page 38, and Vol. VI, page 18).



  1. George Paul.

  2. John Richard, born 18th October 1829, died 31st October 1831.

  3. James Gerard born 2nd December 1832.

  4. George Francis, born 24th May 1838, married Susan Toussaint, born 1840, daughter of Charles Cornelis Toussaint and Everardina Dorothea

de Vos (vide VI, 8, supra, and D.B.U. Journal, Vol. IV, page 36).
XIV.

Pieter Gerard de Vos, baptised 27th July 1823. married at

Colombo, 7th December 1842, Sarah Spencer. He had by her:—


  1. James Frederick Dunbar, born 23rd April 1846.

  2. Catharine Maud, born 2l st October 1854.

  3. Thomas, who follows under XXIV.

  4. George.

  5. William.

  6. Margaret.

XV.


Pieter Hendrik de Vos, born 28th July 1810, married:—

  1. Von Bergheim,

  2. At Galle, 22nd February 1838, Elizabeth Anthonisz,

daughter of Jacobus Cornelius Anthonisz and Christina

Gysberta Catharina Trek.

Of the second marriage, he had :-—


  1. Henry, born 1840.

  2. Pieter, born 1842.

  3. Ellen, born 6th May 1845, died 11th September 1898, married

Thomas de Vos, who follows under XXIV.
XVI.

Robert Francis de Vos, Doctor of Medicine, born 19th

November 1824, died 11th August 1845, married at Calcutta,

Eliza Frances Moran, and had by her :—



  1. Ida Alice, married William Parker.

XVII.


John George de Vos, Registrar of Lands, Kurunegalle, born

5th June 1835, married 28th November 1857, Harriet Hunter.

He had by her :—


  1. Frances Harriet, born 24th August 1858, married 19th

December 1891, James Forbes, Planter, Watterentenne

Estate, Kandy.



  1. Evelyn Caroline, born 3rd September 1860, married at

Plymouth, 1st May 1899, Alfred Harold Lissant Cox, Surgeon,

Royal Navy, H.M.S. "Victory".



  1. Cyril James Hunter, who follows under XXV.

  2. Hester Ellen, born 17th March 1864,.married 23rd January

1889, Louis Philip Van Cuylenburg, Advocate, Straits

Settlements, son of Frederick William Van Cuylenburg and

Sophia Harriet Wootler. (D. B. U. Journal, Vol. V1I, page 82).


  1. Alice Rosalie, born 12th July 1865, married 6th November

1893, George Bassett, Drill Instructor, Ceylon Light Infantry

Volunteers, born 29th April 1868, son of George Bassett and

Elizabeth Sterman of Swinford in Leicestershire, England.


  1. Hugh George Miller, born 14th November 1867.

  2. Lilian Marie, born 28th March 1869, married 8th September

1891, Richard Robertson, Sergeant Major of the Gordon

Highlander Regiment.



  1. Charlotta Ida Elizabeth, born 14th December 1871, married

28th December 1895, Charles Kent, Drill Instructor, Ceylon

Light Infantry Volunteers.



  1. John Douglas Boutflower, born 28th March 1873.

  2. Arthur Edwin Gratiaen, born 7th September 1874.

  3. Jessie Agnes, born 4th November 1876, died 10th December 1876.

XVIII.


Richard Morgan de Vos, born 14th February 1847, died 4th

June 1908, married in the Dutch Reformed Church, Wolvendaal,

28th June 1869, Anne Sophia Von Hagt, born 13th January 1851,

died 4th May 1927, daughter of George Augustus Von Hagt and

Henrietta Wilhelmina de Waas. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. IX,

page 129). He had by her:—



  1. Alfred Ernest Edward, born 30th March 1870.

  2. Edith Hortensia, born 10th January 1872, married in the

Dutch Reformed Church, Wolvendaal, 22nd September 1897,

Edgar Alfred Brohier, born 22nd November 1867, son of John

Robert Augustus Brohier and Selina Margaret Louisa Koch.

(D.B.U. Journal, Vol. X, page 129).



  1. Lloyd Percival, born 7th January 1874, died 14th October 1893.

  2. Walter Harris, born 23rd December 1876, died l8th September

1926.

  1. Alice Henrietta Juliet, born 25th August 1880, married : —

  1. In the Dutch Reformed Church, Wolvendaal, 7th March

1900, Albert Eric Van Rooyen, born 9th August 1867,

died 19th December 1907, son of Charles Richard Van

Rooyen and Charlotta Petronella Mack.


  1. In the Dutch Reformed Church, Bambalapitiya, 21st October

1908, William Henry Arthur Mack, born 23rd August 1872,

son of William Henry Mack and Anne Catherine Van Dort.


XIX.

James Percival de Vos, Chief Clerk, Kachcheri, Colombo, born

1st March 1850, died 22nd January 1931, married in the Dutch

Reformed Church, Wolvendaal:—



(a) 26th June 1879, Agnes Leonora Schokman, born 29th

February 1852, died 28th November 1893, daughter of

Johan William Schokman and Henrietta Florentine Van

Geyzel. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. X. page 73, and Vol. XXV,

page 108).

(b) 17th October 1895, Joseline Margaret Foenander, born

8th December 1866, daughter of Francis James Templar

Foenander and Eliza Gerardina Ludekens. (D.B.U.

Journal, Vol. XI, page 29, and Vol. XXIII, page 169).

Of the first marriage, he had ; —


  1. Clarence Percival, who follows under XXVI.

  2. Florence Amelia, born 30th September 1882.

  3. Muriel Clarice, born 11th April 1884, married in the Dutch

Reformed Church, Bambalapitiya, 12th December 1906, James

Reginald Toussaint, O.C.S., born 17th August 1879, son of

Peter John Gratiaen Toussaint and Agnes Maria Grenier.

(D.B.U. Journal, Vol. IV, page 41, and Vol. XXIV, page 65).



  1. Hubert Claude, Chief Clerk, General Treasury, born 14th

October 1883.

  1. Samuel Dennis, who follows under XXVII.

  2. Victor Denzil, who follows under XXVIII.

  3. Agnes Vivienne,. born 18th November 1893, married in the

Dutch Reformed Church, Bambalapitiya, 28th April 1920,

Cyril Frederick Deutrom, L.M.S. (Ceylon), L.R.C.P. & S. (Edin.),

L.F.P. & S. (Glass.), Civil Medical Department, born 19th April

1891, son of Charles Frederik Deutrom and Drusilla Alice

Woutersz.

Of the second marriage, he had :—



  1. Jocelyn Prudence, born 28th September 1896.

  2. James Percival, who follows under XXIX.

  3. Frederick Vernon, born 28th November 1900.

  4. Edward Kingsley, A.O.A., Accountant, Port Commission Office,

born 1st January 1903.
XX.

Willem Hendrik de Vos, born 23rd December 1815, died 20th

April 1877, married in the Dutch Reformed Church, Wolvendaal,

12th July 1841, Charlotta Arabella Vander Smagt, born 28th September

1823, died 1st November 1899, daughter of Cornelia Godfried

Vander Smagt and Arnoldina Josina Muller. He had by her :—



  1. Louisa Maria, born 7th May 1842, died 1849.

  2. Julia Agnes, born 13th October 1843, died February 1884.

  3. William Edward, who follows under XXX

  4. Pollina Dorothea, born 24th June 1847, died 1850.

  5. Charlotte Frances, born 11th July 1849, died 14th October

1932.

  1. Lydia Eleanor, born 1st September 1851, died 22nd July 1924

married in the Dutch Reformed Church, Wolvendaal, 4th

January 1875, Cecil Ernest Schokman, born 22nd March 1852,

died 1st February 1902, son of Charles Everhardus (Edward)

Schokman and Joseline Petronella Van Geyzel. (D.B.U.

Journal, Vol. X, page 73, and Vol. XXV, pages 108 and 114).


  1. Henry Walter, who follows under XXXI.

  2. James Oliver, born 37th July 1855, died 2nd February 1933.

  3. Alice Caroline, born 9th October 1857, died 16th April 1936,

married in the Dutch Reformed Church, Wolvendaal, 22nd

December 1879, Walter Edgar de Waas, born 6th December

1856, son of John William de Waas and Anna Henrietta

Gratiaen. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. VI, page 20).



  1. Grace-Evelyn, born 12th October 1860, died 24th November

1917.

  1. Joseline Arabella, born 1st January 1866.

XXI.


Pieter Gerard de Vos, born 6th August 1818, married in the

Dutch Reformed Church Wolvendaal, 20th July 1846, Aletta

Elizabeth Jonklaas, born 15th September 1821, died 14th May

1901, daughter of Johannes Frederick Jonklaas and Catharina

Henrietta Camp. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. XXIII, page 205). He

had by her :—



  1. Henry Arthur, who follows under XXXII.

XXII.


Charles Paul Gerard de Vos, Deputy Post Master General,

Galle, born 28th July 1821, married at Galle :—



  1. 2nd October 1854, Anna Dorothea Toussaint, died 3rd

June 1857, daughter of Charles Cornelia Toussaint, and

Everardina Dorothea de Vos, (Vide VI, 8, supra, and

D.B.U. Journal, Vol. IV, page 36).


  1. 28th July 1858, Annetta Wilhelmina Anthonisz, born

22nd April 1834, daughter of Leonardus Henricus Anthonisz

and Susanna Dorothea Deutrom.

Of the first marriage, he had :—


  1. Alice Charlotte, born 10th July 1855, died 22nd August 1917.

  2. Richard William, born 5th September 1856, died 11th November

1899, married Alice Stevens.

Of the second marriage, he had :—



  1. Augusta Sarita, born 8th May 1859.

  2. Susan, born 20th May 1861, died 16th August 1930.

  3. Peter James, born 27th September 1863, died 4th February 1917.

  4. Henry Lionel born 2nd September 1866, died 11th November 1897.

  5. Hannah Maud, born 4th August 1869.

XXIII.


Frederick William de Vos, Proctor, Justice of the Peace, born

22nd July 1329, died 30th October 1883, married at Galle:—



  1. 26th July 1853, Sophia Elizabeth Anthonisz, born 9th

February 1830, daughter of Leonardus Henricus Anthonisz

and Susanna Dorothea Deutrom.



  1. 30th July 1856, Henrietta Dorothea Anthonisz, born 21st

February 1832, died 22nd May 1909, daughter of Leonardus

Henricus Anthonisz and Susanna Dorothea Deutrom.

Of the first marriage, he had :—


  1. William Denis, who follows under XXXIII.

Of the second marriage, he had ;—

2 Frederick Henry, Barrister at Law, Inner Temple, Advocate

of the Supreme Court, Ceylon, Justice of the Peace, Captain

in the Ceylon Light Infantry Volunteers, Member of the

the Society of Dutch Literature, etc., of Leyden, President of

the Dutch Burgher Union of Ceylon, 1912, born 14th September

1857, died 23rd July 1920.

3 Lydia, born 18th April 1859, died 2nd June 1927, married in

All Saints' Church, Galle: —


  1. 2nd July 1880, Edwin Rowland Anthonisz, Proctor and

Notary Public, born 30th November 1850, died 8th April

1893, son of James Edmund Anthonisz and Elisa Sarah

Carolina Anthonisz.


  1. 11th February 1896, Reverend Montagu John Burrows,

M.A., born 29th December 1853, died 7th December 1927,

son of Reverend Henry William Burrows, B.D., Fellow of

St. John's College, Oxford, Prebendary of St. Paul's,

Vicar of Christ Church, St. Pancras, and Maria Oldfield.



  1. Anne, born 30th June 1860, died 1902, married in All Saints'

Church, Galle, 8th July 1891, James Stewart de Saram, O.C.S.,

son of Christoffel Henry de Saram, C.C.S., and Amelia Stewart.



  1. Mary, born 7th September 1861, married in All Saints' Church,

Galle, 29th December 1886, Richard Henry Morgan, Survey

Department, Straits Settlements, born 12th October 1857,

died 1912, son of Trutand Frederick Morgan and Sophia

Antonetta de Vos. (vide XII, 7, supra, and D.B.TJ. Journal,

Vol. XI, page 68).


  1. Jane born 18th April 1863, died 25th April 1863.

  2. Harriet, born 23rd May 1864, married in All Saints' Church,

Galle, 23rd June 1886, Richard William Jonklaas, Proctor,

born 18th September 1858, died 8th June 1935, son of Henricus

Cornelis Jonklaas and Agnes Susan de Vos. (vide XII, 6, supra, and D.B.U. Journal, Vol. XXIII, page 206).


  1. Amelia, born 27th December 1865, died 25th January 1911.

  2. James Edward, who follows under XXXIV.

  3. Lucilla Julia, born 10th November 1868, died 19th May 1936,

married in All Saints' Church, Galle, 7th December 1893,

Wilfred James Van Langenberg, Office Assistant to the

Colonial Treasurer, born 28th February 1864, son of James

Van Langenberg, Advocate of the Supreme Court, Ceylon,

Member of the Legislative Council, Chevalier of the Order of

St. Gregory the Great, and Susan Maria Toussaint. (D.B.U.

Journal. Vol. IV, page 37).


  1. Edith Constance, born 12th April 1870, died 16th September 1918.

  2. Frances Gertrude, born 14th October 1871, married in All

Saints' Church, Galle, 27th September 1899, Vincent Van

Langenberg, M B.G.M.(Aber.), V.D., Deputy Director of Medical

and Sanitary Services, Lieutenant Colonel, Ceylon Light

Infantry, born 31st May 1870, son of James Van Langenberg,

Advocate of the Supreme Court, Ceylon, Member of the

Legislative Council, Chevalier of the Order of St. Gregory the

Great, and Susan Maria Toussaint. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. IV, page 37).


  1. Owen Dunbar, born 25th October 1872, died 16th September 1929.

  2. Jocelyn Mabel, born 23rd August 1874, married in All Saints' Church, Galle, 16th April 1900, Frederick John de Vos, who follows under XXV.

  3. Adelaide Rotba, born 13th December 1875, drowned in the sea

at Wellamaddema in Matara, 8th February 1890.

  1. Sarita, born 29th March 1877, drowned in the sea at Wellamaddema

in Matara, 8th February 1890, and buried in the Dutch Cemetery, Galle.

  1. Dorothy, born 20th July 1880, married in All Saints' Church,

Galle, 12th July 1899, Hayman Thornhill, Superintendent of Police, son of Hayman Thornhill, B.A., M.D., and Cecilia Augusta Harper.
XXIV.

Thomas de Vos, married Ellen de Vos (vide XV, 3, supra),

He had by her ;— ,


  1. William Thomas, born 9th May 1872,

  2. Ada, born 17th March 1875.

XXV.


Cyril James Hunter de Vos, L.R.C.P. & S. (Edin.), Provincial

Surgeon, Civil Medical Department, born 2nd June 1862, died 2nd

September 1931, married in the Dutch Reformed Church, Wolvendaal,

28th December 1893, Florence Beatrice Van Dort, born 21st

March 1876, died 3rd April 1930, daughter of Richard Daniel Van

Dort and Josephine Laura Joseph. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. XII,

page 26). He had by her :—


  1. Florence Mignonne, born 9th July 1902, married in St. Michael's

and All Angels' Church, Colombo, 3rd December 1929, Hugh

Frederick Vanden Driesen Ferdinands, born 5th September

1904, son of John Henry Ferdinands and Ethel Lucy

Vanden Driesen. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol..XXV, page 59 and 79).



  1. Marjorie, born 14th September 1903, died 4th December 1903.

  2. Cyril George Vernon, born 30th October. 1904, died 10th

December 1904.

  1. Phyllis Nora, born 7th December l908.

XXVI.


Clarence Percival de Vos, born 3rd September 1881, married

in the Dutch Reformed Church, Bambalapitiya, 4th December 1907,

Linda May Austin, born 6th July 1887, daughter of Cyril Thomas

Austin and Ada Lilian May Vander Straaten. (D.B.U. Journal,

Vol. XXIII, page 164). He had by her: —


  1. Clarinda Nobel, born 26th April 1910, married in St. Paul's

Church, Milagriya, 10th June 1935, Charles Gerald Gratiaen

Ebell, born 4th July 1908, son of Charles Henry Ebell and

Daisy Agnes Mack.


  1. Clarence Percival Austin, born 15tih January 1914.

XXVII.


Samuel Dennis de Vos, L.M.S. (Ceylon), L.R.C.P. & S. (Edin.),

L.C.P. & S. (Glas.), L.M. (Dublin), C.T.M., D.T.M. & D.P.H.

(Lond.), Civil Medical Department, born 16th August 1890, married

in the Dutch Reformed Church, Bambalapitiya, 10th February

1915, Agnes Estelle Austin, born 15th February 1895, daughter of

Cyril Thomas Austin and Ada Lilian May Vander Straaten.

(D.B.U. Journal, Vol. XXIII, page 164). He had by her :—


  1. Aileen Estelle, born 14th June 1916.

  2. Samuel Dennis Austin, born 15th May 1925.

XXVIII.


Victor Denzil de Vos, Proctor, born 26th May 1892, married

at the Kandy Kachcheri, 27th November 1925, Mary Dickman

Keyt, born 17th January 1896, widow of David Ernest Grenier.

(D.B.U. Journal, Vol. XXIV, page 68), and of Cyril Hugh Wambeek

(D.B.U. Journal, Vol. XXVII, page 74), and daughter of

Frederick Theobald Keyt, M.D. (Aber.), Colonial Surgeon, Civil

Medical Department, and Mary Ann Eliza Dickman. (D.B.U. Journal,

Vol. XXVI, page 126). He had by her:—



  1. James Denzil, born 2nd March 1927.

  2. Rosemary Dickman, born 11th December 1928.

  3. Wendy Elizabeth, born 20th October 1934.

XXIX.


James Percival de Vos, A.C.A , Accountant, Civil Medical

Department, born 15th February 1899, married in the Dutch

Reformed Church, Bambalapitiya, 4th June 1928, Ruth Marion

Johnson, born 19th November 1906, daughter of Henry Keith

Johnson and Ruth Barbara Garvin. He had by her:—


  1. June Valerie, born 2nd October 1929.

  2. Yoland Nanel, born 2nd March 1931.

  3. James Percival, born 20th August 1933.

XXX.


William Edward de Vos, Crown Proctor and Justice of the

Peace, Galle, born 14th September 1845, died 25th May 1899,

married :—


  1. In the Dutch Reformed Church, Galle, 21st July 1869,

Sophia Emelia Speldewinde, born 14th May 1846, died

8th February 1891, daughter of Cyrus Henry Speldewinde

and Elizabeth Philipina Theresa Anthonisz.


  1. In the Methodist Church, Richmond Hill, Galle, 20th

September 1893, Isabella Sarah Anthonisz, born 6th

November 1857, died 28th March 1928, daughter of James

Edmund Anthonisz and Eliza Sarah Caroline Anthonisz.

Of the first marriage, he had ;—



  1. Harriet Adelaide, born 23rd May 1870, married in the Dutch

Reformed Church, Galle, 16th October 1901, Trutand Edward

Morgan, L.M.8, (Ceylon), born 3rd November 1868, died 3rd

July 1903, son of Francis Gauder Morgan and Charlotta Clara

Jansz. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. XI, page 63).



  1. Charles Edward, B.A. (Cantab), Barrister-at-Law, Crown

Advocate, Galle, born 3rd September 1871.

  1. Frederick John, who follows under XXXV.

  2. William Arnold Speldewinde, who follows under XXXVI.

  3. Evelyn, born 30th March 1875.

  4. Ethel Lydia, born 21st April 1877, died 6th September 1931,

married in the Dutch Reformed Church, Galle, 26th December

1900, Henry Lawrence Ludovici, L.M.S. (Ceylon), L.R.C.P.

& S. (Edin.), L.F.P. & S. (Glas.), C.T.M. (Lond.), Inspecting

Medical Officer, Civil Medical Department, born 22nd May

1874, son of Edwin Andrew Lorenz Ludovici and Maria

Evelyn Toussaint. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. III, page 63, and

Vol. IV, page 37).


  1. Edith, born 24-tb November 1878, married in the Dutch

Reformed Church, Galle, 15th November 1907, Edwin Ludovici,

L.M.S. (Ceylon), born 28th June 1865, widower of Catharina

Charlotte Salina Hole, and son of Edwin Andrew Lorenz Ludovici and Maria Evelyn Toussaint. (D. B. U. Journal, Vol. III, page 63, and Vol. IV, page 37).


  1. Theresa Eleanor, born 3rd September 1880, married in the

Dutch Reformed Church, Galle, 26th September 1906, William

Ambrose Ludovici, Superintendent of Police, born 10th February

1876, son of Edwin Andrew Lorenz Ludovici and Maria Evelyn Toussaint. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. III, page 63, and Vol. IV, page 37).


  1. Frances Emelia, born 25th June 1882, married in the Dutch

Reformed Church, Galle, 23rd December 1918, Hugh Christopher

Rose Anthonisz, Superintendent of Excise, born 24th

October 1872, son of James Edmund Anthonisz and Eliza

Sarah Caroline Anthonisz.



  1. Mary Alice, born 2nd October 1884, died 7th October 1929.

  2. Richard Albert Henry, who follows under XXXVII.

XXXI.


Henry Walter de Vos, Chief Clerk and Accountant, Provincial

Road Committee, Central Province, born 22nd September 1853,

died 13th July 1920, married in the Dutch Reformed Church,

Wolvendaal, 21st January 1880, Mary Emily Ginger, born 8th

June 1861, died 9th October 1925, daughter of Albert Rudolph

Ginger and Emily Charlotte Selman. He had by her :—



  1. Henry Albert Edward, Irrigation Inspector, born 29th October

1880, died in Persia, 16th January 1919, served in the Great

War, 1914-1918. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. XIV, page 3).



  1. Sybil Elaine, born 22nd January 1882, married in the American

Presbyterian Church, Bangkok, Siam, 20th March 1909,

Albert Wilfred Wendt, born 9th November 1880, son of Daniel

Augustus Wendt and Agnes Eleanor Drieberg. (D.B.U. Journal,

Vol. V, page 66).



  1. Cecil Ruth Mary, born 9th June 1883.

  2. Walter Denis, who follows under XXXVIII.

  3. Renee, born 15th August 1886.

  4. Harriet Constance, born 7th September 1888.

  5. Gertrude Octavia, born 15th March 1891, married in Scots

Kirk, Kandy, 19th January 1928, Alan Karl Beven, born 23rd

November 1874, widower of Rhoda Spencer Vander Smagt,

and son of Francis Beven and Julia Drieberg.


  1. Charlobelle Erica, born 13th February 1893.

  2. Gracie Banning, Proctor and Notary Public, born 12th January 1894.

  3. Frank Reginald, Marine Engineer, born 20th February 1896.

  4. Bryan Leslie, born 4th September 1897, Sapper B.B., killed in action in France, 28th March 1918. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. XIV, page 3).

  5. Frederick Loraine, born 27th July 1900, died 28th December 1900.

XXXII.


Henry Arthur de Vos, Chief Clerk, National Bank, Colombo,

born 25th April 1847, died 12th June 1911, married in the Dutch

Reformed Church, Wolvendaal:—


  1. 19th November 1868, Harriet Frances de Vos, (vide XI, 5, supra).

  2. 16th October 1871, Jane Arabella Ebert, born 5th January

1848, died 27th June 1933, daughter of Jacobus Godfried

Ebert and Louisa Adriana Jonklaas, (D.B.U. Journal,

Vol. VI, page 79, and Vol. XXIII, page 204).

Of the first marriage, he had :—



  1. Harry Francis, born 17th September 1869, died 26th February

1897, married in the Dutch Reformed Church, Wolvendaal

25th January 1894, Jane Maria Raffel.

Of the second marriage, he had :—


  1. Maria Helen, born 5th August 1874, married ;—-

    1. In the Dutch Reformed Church, Wolvendaal, 10th February 1894, William Charles Corfield of Birmingham, died 23rd February 1908.

    2. In the Registrar General's Office, Colombo, Charles

Edward Keyt, died 2nd January 1914.

  1. Maud Dorothea Lucretia, born 23rd August 1876, died 12th July 1936.

  2. Mildred.

  3. Beatrice Priscilla, born 23rd May 1882, married in the Dutch

Reformed Church, Bambalapitiya, 26th December 1903, Frederick

Ernest Keyt.



  1. Nora.

  2. Rosaline Gertrude, born 30th April 1888; married in the Dutch

Reformed Church, Bambalapitiya, 14th December 1904, John

Oliver Edward Richardson, born 30th September 1877, son of

John Frederick Richardson and Charlotte Frederica Ebert.
XXXIII.

William Denis de Vos, Proctor, born 11th May 1853, died 15th

December 1893, married. 20th December 1876, Frances Alice

Ondaatje, daughter of William Charles Ondaatje, Colonial Surgeon,

Civil Medical Department, and Eliza Cowell. He had by her: —


  1. Bertram, died at Natal in South Africa in 1904.

  2. Charles Frederick Allan, born 16th April 1879, married Hilda

Andree, daughter of Henry Dionysius (Daniel) Andree and

Mary Ann Morris. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. II, page 144, and

Vol. X, page 16).
XXXIV.

James Edward de Vos, Land Surveyor, born 25th May 1867,

married in Christ Church, Tangalle, 3rd August 1892, Zilia Florence

Jansz, died 24th March 1933, daughter of William Henry Jansz,

Proctor, and Margaret Jansz. He had by her :—


  1. Frederick William, who follows under XXXIX.

  2. Margaret Henrietta, born 17th October 1894, married in St.

Thomas' Church, Matara, 4th September 1916, Noel Edward

Ernst, C.C.S., born 25th December 1891, son of John Henry

Ernst, Proctor, and Rose Marion Vollenhoven. (D.B.U. Journal,

Vol. XXIII, pages 91 and 94).


XXXV.

Frederick John de Vos, Proctor, born 13th December 1872,

died 3rd April 1909, married in All Saints’ Church, Galle, 16th

April 1900, Jocelyn Mabel de Vos, (vide XXIII, 14 supra). He had

by her:—


  1. Mabel Wilhelmina, born 1st October 1902.

  2. Henrietta Amelia, born 27th April 1905, married in All Saints'

Church, Galle, 30th December 1924, Reginald Sydney Vernon

Poulier, C.C.S., born 3rd August 1894, son of John Wilfred

Poulier and Jessie Knowles. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. XXIV, page 23).


  1. Theresa Jocelyn, born 4th November 1906.

  2. Frederick William Edward, who follows under XL.

XXXVI.


William Arnold Speldewinde de Vos, born 1st January, 1874,

married in St. Stephen's Church, Negombo, 23rd September 1908,

May Leembruggen, born 30th June 1886, daughter of Wilmot

Edgar Leembruggen, L.R.C,P. & S. (Edin.), L.F.P. & S. (Glas.)

Assistant Colonial Surgeon, Civil Medical Department, and Ruth

Nell. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. IV, page 27). He had by her:—



  1. Amelia May, born 8th July 1909.

  2. William Edward Leembruggen, born 1st December 1910.

  3. Wilhelmina Ruth, born 17th April 1914, died 6th October 1914.

  4. Hermon Leslie, born 3rd October 1915.

XXXVII.


Richard Albert Henry de Vos, proctor, born 21st December

1887, died 24th June 1931, married in All Saints' Church, Galle,

3rd January 1912, Henrietta Sophia Morgan; born 3rd August

1881, daughter of Richard Henry Morgan and Mary de Vos. (D.B.U.

Journal, Vol. XI, page 64, and Vol. XXIII, 5 supra). He

had by her:—



  1. Charles William Richard, born 10th January 1916.

  2. Sophia Amelia Mary, born 27th April 1917.

XXXVIII


Walter Denis de Vos, born 28th February 1885, died 22nd

November 1931, married in St. Paul's Church, Milagiriya, 1st

October 1927, Christabel Manon Albrecht, born 5th May, 1897, son

of Christian Edward Albrecht and Delia Marion Hoffman. He had

by her:—


  1. Delia Christabel Mary, born 14th July 1929.

  2. Ruth Denise, born 20th October 1930.

  3. Winifred Denise, born 24th March 1932.

  4. Frederica Doreen, born 24th March 1932.

XXXIX.


Frederick William de Vos, born 29th July 1893, married in St.

Michael's and All Angels' Church, Colombo, 26th December, 1925,

Audrey Amelia de Saram, born 5th March 3903, daughter of William

Frederick Henry de Saram, Proctor, and Renée de Saram. He had by her :—



  1. Pamela Audrey, born 6th October 1926.

  2. Anthony Frederic James, born 9th February 1928.

  3. Babette, born 21st April 1929.

  4. Pauline, born 26th November 1930.

XL.


Frederick William Edward de Vos, Proctor, born 4th November

1908, married in Holy Trinity Church, Colombo, 15th January

1936, Wilhelmina Maybelle Verna Drieberg Jonklaas, born 22nd

May 1910, daughter of Algernon Clarence Byrde Jonklaas and

Harriet Agnes Celia Drieberg. (D.B.U. Journal, Vol. XXIII, page

208). He had by her: —



  1. Frederick John, born 26th December 1936.


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