Lammert Jan Overmars was born 1863 in Olst, Salland, Overijssel, Netherlands to Mannes Overmars (1823-1902) and Antje Banté (1825-1865) and died 23 June 1897 in Deventer, Overijssel, Netherlands of unspecified causes. He married Reintje de Winter (1864-1927) 5 April 1888 in Deventer, Overijssel, Netherlands. Ancestors are from the Netherlands, Prussia.
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Early Life

Lammert Jan Overmars was born in 1863 in Olst, Overijssel where both his parents were farm workers. When Lammert was two, his mother Antje Banté died aged 39. In 1866 his father Mannes remarried to Derksken Stoelhorst (1826-1904), who had recently been widowed.


On 5 April 1888 in Deventer, Lammert married Reintje de Winter (1864-1926). Reintje was the daughter of Gerrit Jan de Winter (1833-1903), a farmer and clogmaker who had recently built a public house, and his wife Dina Kluitenberg (1837-1892). Lammert and Reintje had three surviving children, a daughter who died in infancy and a stillborn son.


Offspring of Lammert Jan Overmars and Reintje de Winter (1864-1927)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Anna Gerritdina Overmars (1888-1889) 8 August 1888 Deventer, Overijssel, Netherlands 28 November 1889 Deventer, Overijssel, Netherlands
Johan Overmars (1891-1946) 26 March 1891 Deventer, Overijssel, Netherlands 1946 Haarlem, North Holland, Netherlands Marchien Hogendoorn (1893-1964)

Lifeless Son Overmars (1893-1893)
Dina Overmars (1894-1956) 1894 Deventer, Overijssel, Netherlands 1956 Netherlands Nicolaas Zonneveld (1893-1945)

Lammert Jan Overmars (1897-)

Later life

Lammert worked as a pork butcher until shortly before his death, when he began work as a warehouseman. Lammert died on 23 June 1897 in Deventer aged 34. He left behind Reintje and three children. After his death, Reintje moved to Haarlem where she married Lammert's brother-in-law Christiaan Hietkamp (1860-1918). They had further children and later lived in Zutphen, Gelderland.


  • 1888: Lammert Jan Overmars, 25, spekslager
  • 1897: Lammert Jan Overmars, 34, pakhuisknecht

Footnotes (including sources)

₪ Wedding

Father: Mannes Overmars, day labourer, living in Olst

Mother: Antje Banté, deceased

Bride: Reintje de Winter, 23, no occupation, living in Deventer

Father: Gerrit Jan de Winter, clog maker, living in Welsum, Olst

Mother: Dina Kluitenberg, no occupation, living in Welsum, Olst

Witnesses: Hendrikus Albers, 47, groomsman; Lammert Overmars, 42, postman, uncle of Lammert; Johannes Eikenaar, 28, day labourer, brother-in-law of Lammert and Albert Pessink, 29, day labourer, brother-in-law of Reintje.