The Werkendam Branch of
The Pelser & Isaacs Family

from Werkendam, North Brabant, The Netherlands
c.1796


  • Werkendam is a municipality in the province of North Brabant in The Netherlands.
  • The family crest above, which looks more like a unicorn than a sardine, is of Dutch origin.



  • Coat of Arms of Werkendam
    (note the "rampant" fish
    .... sardines?)

    Coat of Arms of North Brabant

    Coat of Arms of Reusel de Mierden
     



    Coat of Arms of Amsterdam
     

    7th. Generation
     
    Moses 'Isaac' WERKENDAM
    2GGU
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    1796
    Werkendam, North Brabant, Netherlands
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Isaac 'Moses' PELSER WERKENDAM
    Duife 'David' VEDDER COHEN
     

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    30 Mar 1823
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
    21 May 1823
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
     

    Mietje 'David' van WEENEN
     
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    14 Aug 1801
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
    27 Apr 1876
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
     
     
     
     
    David 'Levie' van WEENAN
    Clara 'Abraham' BARMHARTIG RACHMANUTH
     

    Children:
    1C-3R
       

    6th. Generation
     
    Isaac(i) 'Moses' WERKENDAM
    1C-3R
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    01 May 1823
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
    02 Nov 1889
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
     
     
     
     
    Moses 'Isaac' WERKENDAM
    Mietje 'David' van WEENEN
     

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    04 Mar 1846
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

        
     

    Anna 'Moses' VOGEL
     
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    25 Oct 1821
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Moses 'Solomon' VOGEL
    Saartje 'Meijer' PRINS
        
     

    Children:
    2C-2R
      1. Maria 'Isaac(i)' WERKENDAM married
      2. Rebecca 'Isaac(i)' WERKENDAM married
        • Isaac 'Abraham' HARINGMAN [3C-3R]

      3. Duifje 'Isaac(i)' WERKENDAM married
        • Pinchas (Phineas) 'David' POLAK

      4. Moses 'Isaac(i)' WERKENDAM married
        • Duifje 'Zadok - Meijer' TURFKRUIJER

      5. Sarah 'Isaac(i)' WERKENDAM
          Born: 07 Dec 1857, Alkmaar, North Holland, Netherlands
          Died: 05 Mar 1858, Alkmaar, North Holland, Netherlands

      6. Klara 'Isaac(i)' WERKENDAM married
        • Caleb (Philip) 'Jacob' EREIRA [6C-3R]

      7. David 'Isaac(i)' WERKENDAM married
        • Betje LUKS

      8. Simon 'Isaac(i)' WERKENDAM married
        • Marianne 'Simon' SWAAB

      9. Reintje 'Isaac(i)' WERKENDAM married
        • Benedictus 'Israel' SAJET

      10. Solomon 'Isaac(i)' WERKENDAM married
        • Frederika MOK
       

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    David 'Moses' WERKENDAM
    1C-3R
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    13 Dec 1824
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Moses 'Isaac' WERKENDAM
    Mietje 'David' van WEENEN
     

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    12 Dec 1852
    Winkel, North Holland, Netherlands

        
     

    Rebecca 'Moses' VOGEL
     
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    12 Nov 1825
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Moses 'Solomon' VOGEL
    Saartje 'Meijer' PRINS
        
     

    Children:
    2C-2R
      1. Rebecca (Mietje) 'David' WERKENDAM married
        • Barend 'Meijer - Marcus' van PRAAG

      2. Isaac 'David' WERKENDAM married
        • Klaartje 'Gerrit' SCHAGER
       

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    Isaac(ii) 'Moses' WERKENDAM
    1C-3R
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    11/14 Nov 1826
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Moses 'Isaac' WERKENDAM
    Mietje 'David' van WEENEN
     

    Marriage (may be 2nd. marriage of Isaac(i)):
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    30 Sep 1863
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

        
     

    Vrouwtje 'Lubman Isaac' de VRIES
     
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    c.1819
    Arnhem, Gelderland, Netherlands
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Lubman Isaac de VRIES
    Saartje 'Jacob' LENTEMAN
        
     

    There is no recorded issue from this marriage

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    Solomon 'Moses' WERKENDAM
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    02 Oct 1828
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
    21 Feb 1898
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
     
     
     
     
    Moses 'Isaac' WERKENDAM
    Mietje 'David' van WEENEN
     

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    05 Jun 1878
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
    09 Jun 1878
    Weesp, North Holland, Netherlands
     

    Sarah 'Hartog' WOLF
     
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    c.1832
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Hartog 'Wolf' WOLF
    unknown
        
     

    There is no recorded issue from this marriage

    Ashkenazi Marriages

    Brother of:
     
    Abraham 'Moses' WERKENDAM
    1C-3R
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    06 Jan 1830
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
    01 Oct 1903
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
     
     
     
     
    Moses 'Isaac' WERKENDAM
    Mietje 'David' van WEENEN
     

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    08 Jan 1860
     
     

    Esther 'Jacob' SWANEWEBER
     
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    10 Mar 1829
    Alkmaar, North Holland, Netherlands
    01 Nov 1909
     
     
     
     
     
    Jacob SWANEWEBER
    Leah (Leentje) 'Solomon' BEST
     

    Children:
    2C-2R
      1. Leah 'Abraham' WERKENDAM
          Born: 01 Feb 1861, Alkmaar, North Holland, Netherlands
          Died: 17 Feb 1864, Alkmaar, North Holland, Netherlands

      2. Mina 'Abraham' WERKENDAM
          Born: 07 Oct 1862, Alkmaar, North Holland, Netherlands
          Died: 30 Jan 1869, Alkmaar, North Holland, Netherlands

      3. Moses 'Abraham' WERKENDAM married
        • Vrouwtje MARCUS

      4. Jacob(i) 'Abraham' WERKENDAM
          Born: 13 Sep 1867, Alkmaar, North Holland, Netherlands
          Died: 28 Dec 1867, Alkmaar, North Holland, Netherlands

      5. Solomon 'Abraham' WERKENDAM
          Born: 25 Sep 1868, Alkmaar, North Holland, Netherlands
          Died: 30 Jan 1869, Alkmaar, North Holland, Netherlands

      6. Jacob(ii) 'Abraham' WERKENDAM
          Born: 27 Jan 1870, Alkmaar, North Holland, Netherlands

      7. Fijtje (Reijntje) 'Abraham' WERKENDAM married
        • Eliezer 'Solomon - Jacob' SWAALEP

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    Levie 'Moses' WERKENDAM
    1C-3R
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    05 Jan 1834
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
    after 1901
     
     
     
     
     
    Moses 'Isaac' WERKENDAM
    Mietje 'David' van WEENEN
     

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    15 Dec 1858
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
    27 Nov 1859
    Breestr.
     

    Duifje 'Machiel' TAK
     
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    08 Nov 1828
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
    17 Feb 1901
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
     
     
     
     
    Machiel TAK
    Mietje 'Barend' BOT
     

    Children:
    2C-2R
      1. Moses 'Levie' WERKENDAM married
        • Sarah 'Joel Philip' SIJES [3C-3R]

      2. Michael 'Levie' WERKENDAM married
        • Esther 'Jacob' WESSEL

      3. Mina 'Levie' 'Abraham' WERKENDAM
          Born: 04 Feb 1865, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

      4. Christina 'Levie' WERKENDAM married
        • Philip PEPER
     

    Ashkenazi Marriages

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    Willem 'Moses' WERKENDAM
    1C-3R
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    05 Feb 1836
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Moses 'Isaac' WERKENDAM
    Mietje 'David' van WEENEN
     

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    c.1865
     
     

    Elizabeth MULLER
     
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    c.1840
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    unknown MULLER
    unknown
     

    Child:
    2C-2R
      • Solomon 'Willem' WERKENDAM
          Born: 31 Jan 1866
     

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    Moses 'Moses' WERKENDAM
    1C-3R
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    17 Apr 1838
    Steenwijkerwold, Overijssel, Netherlands
    18/31 Nov/Dec 1894
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
     
     
     
     
    Moses 'Isaac' WERKENDAM
    Mietje 'David' van WEENEN
     

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    22 Jul 1863
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
     

    Saartje 'Joseph' van WEZEL
     
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    15 Jan 1838
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
    18 Nov 1894
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
     
     
     
     
    Joseph 'Moses' van WEZEL
    Esther 'Wolf' POLANES
     

    Children:
    2C-2R
      • Esther 'Moses' WERKENDAM
          Born: 05 Feb 1863, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
          Died: 24 Aug 1867, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

      • Esther 'Moses' WERKENDAM married
        • Marcus E. BRESLAU

      • Joseph 'Moses' WERKENDAM
          Born: 11 Jan 1867, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
          Died: 13 Mar 1869, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

      • Moses 'Moses' WERKENDAM
          Born: 27 Feb 1869, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

      • Regina 'Moses' WERKENDAM
          Born: 30 May 1870, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
          Died: before 1894, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

      • Emma 'Moses' WERKENDAM
          Died: after 1894, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
     

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    Simon 'Moses' WERKENDAM
    1C-3R
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    01 Mar 1840
    Steenwijkerwold, Overijssel, Netherlands
    30 May 1915
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
     
     
     
     
    Moses 'Isaac' WERKENDAM
    Mietje 'David' van WEENEN
     

    Marriage to his 1st. cousin:
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    10 Jun 1863
     
     

    Judic Esther 'Gompel' PELSER [1C-3R]
     
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    06 Aug 1838
    's Hertogenbosch, North Brabant, Netherlands
    20 May 1914
    Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
     
     
     
     
    Gompel 'Isaac' PELSER
    Schoontje 'Moses' DRUKKER
     

    Children:
    2C-2R
      • Moses(i) 'Simon' WERKENDAM
          Born: 21 Nov 1863, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
          Died: before 1873, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

      • Gompel 'Simon' WERKENDAM married
        • Marianne 'Aaron' van GELDER

      • Schoontje 'Simon' WERKENDAM
          Born: 29 Nov 1867, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
          Died: 13 Mar 1943, Sobibor, Biala Podleska, Poland

      • Isaac 'Simon' WERKENDAM
          Born: 28 Feb 1869, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
          Died: c.1871, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

      • Moses(ii) 'Simon' WERKENDAM married
        • Rebecca 'Solomon' ROCO [6C-2R]

      • Marianne 'Simon' WERKENDAM married
        • Jacob 'David' STEIN

      • Hermanus 'Simon' WERKENDAM
          Born: 08 Jan 1875, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

      • Duifje 'Simon' WERKENDAM
          Born: 23 Mar 1879, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
          Died: 24 Jan 1937, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

      • Solomon 'Simon' WERKENDAM married
        • Jansje 'Jesaya - Moses' ROODVELDT [3C-2R]
     

    Next Generation


    To be continued ...................



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