Herman op den Graeff (1585-1642)

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Herman op den Graeff was born 26 November 1585 in Altekirche, Germany to Abraham op den Graeff (c1550-) and died 27 December 1642 in Krefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany of unspecified causes.

Bishop of the Krefeld Mennonites. Great-uncle of William Penn, which may have helped to get so many Germans immigrating to Pennsylvania along with Herman's grandchildren.



Offspring of Grietjen Pletjes and Herman op den Graeff (1585-1642)  ¢
Name Birth Death Joined with
Fricken op den Graeff (c1606-)
Trinkin op den Graeff (1607-)
Hester op Den Graff (1609-1643) 5 November 1609 1643 Isaac Van Bebber (1610-)

Abraham op den Graeff (1610-)
Trinken op den Graeff (1611-)
Isaac op den Graeff (1616-1679) 28 February 1616 Krefeld, Nordheim, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany 17 January 1679 Krefeld, Nordheim, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany Margriet Peters (1620-1683)
Unknown (c1630-)

Agnes Neessgen op den Graeff (1614-1691) 1 July 1614 Krefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany 20 August 1691 Krefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany Theisson Matthias Doors (1614-c1664)

Alletjen op den Graeff (1619-)
Dirck op den Graeff (1621-)
Andreas op den Graeff (1625-)
Susannah op den Graeff (1629-)
Jacob op den Graeff (c1634-)

Sources and notes

‡ General
Ω Birth

¢ Children
  • Geni says (in October 2013): Fricken was born 1628; Abraham married Eva van der Legen and had a son Herman; Agnes married Theisson Doors and had 7 or more children; and it adds three unnamed born in 1606, 1620, and 1622. There was another op den Graeff - Doors marriage.


  Robin Patterson

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