Gerrit Reynst

Gerrit Reynst

Male 1568 - 1615  (~ 47 years)    Has 3 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Gerrit Reynst 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born ca 1568  Amsterdam, NH, NL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Dec 1615  Fort Jacarta Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I479170  Geneagraphie
    Links To This person is also Gerard Reynst at Wikipedia 
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2017 

    Father Pieter Reynst,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Trijn Syvertsdr.,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    Family ID F198080  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaretha Nicquet,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Haarlem, NH, NL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mr. Gerard Reynst,   b. 1599,   d. 1658  (Age 59 years)
     2. Wijntge Reynst,   b. 1600,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Constantia Reynst,   c. 21 Oct 1603, Amsterdam, NH, NL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1671  (Age ~ 68 years)
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2004 
    Family ID F198081  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - ca 1568 - Amsterdam, NH, NL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - - Haarlem, NH, NL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • In 1599 was hij medeoprichter en bewindhebber van de Brabantse Compagnie, en in 1602 was hij één van de 76 bewindhebbers die de VOC oprichtte. Hij was gouverneur-generaal van 1614-1615, en in zijn instructie stond vermeld dat hij predikanten en schoolmeesters moest aanstellen. Op de Molukken belette hij de Engelsen zich te vestigen op Ceram en deed hij een vergeefse poging het eiland Poeloei Ai (één van de Banda-eilanden) te veroveren.

      He was an important merchant and ship-owner in Amsterdam. Together with three other merchants, a small fleet of about seven ships were fitted out for trade with China in 1599. In 1602 he was one of the founders of the East India Company. In 1613 he was appointed Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) and took up his appointment in 1614. He remained there to die in 1615 in Fort Jacatra


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