P I E T E R SPAENDER born around 1550 in Wormer, died in 1626. Pieter was also called Pier Jansz (Pier, the son of Jan). He also fought with the Beggars of the Sea. *)
In 1575 he wed
.....?.?.?..... (name unknown), who died in 1617.
Before 1600 he wed
SYBRUCH HEYMENSD (ENGELS). The name Heymen was also spelled as Heymes and Heijnis. She was born in 1556 and died in 1631 and was the sister of Jan Heymen ENGELS. Sybruch did not use her surname.
See also note 1-13) in Appendix 1 on page 113.
C h i l d r e n :
by .....?.?.?..... :
1 MARY born in 1575, she wed in 1590
A daughter of Mary's son, Brechtje Schoon, wed in 1651 Gerrit Willemsz LAMS.
see note **) below.
2 JAN, see page 14.
by Sybruch :
3 PIETER born in 1604. He moved to East Saardam, called himself Pieter of Saardam and was the
architect of the town hall of Ransdorp. He wed
4 CLAES born in 1606. He wed
5 JAN see page 69.
6 CORNELIS born in 1610.
*) In those days the name Jan was also written as Ian, hence the names 'Old Ian' and
'Young Ian' on page 14, which can be found in notary acts, meaning Old Jan and Young Jan.
**) In an act of 20 September 1651 of notary Mangleris it states as follows (in Dutch in the way
it was written 350 years ago) :
".... Gerret Willemsz LAMS, jonckgesel, toecomende Bruydegom, geassisteert met Willem
Gerretsz LAMS, burgemeester, sijn vader en voogt, ter eenre, en Brechje Cornelisd SCHOON, jonge
dochter, toecomende Bruydt, geassisteert met Cornelis Cornelisz SCHOON, out burgemeester, haer
vader en voogt, ter andere sijde, in 't vrundelijck verdrage overeengecomen ende veraccordeert omme met malcander ter eere Gods ende te haerder beyder zielen salichheyt in den Huwelijcken Staet te
vergaderen en dat met de goederen ende manieren en conditien hiernae verclaert..."
and after that it states that the father of the bride, not only will pay for all the costs of the wedding, but will provide as a dowry part of his land, valued at Dfl.7000, as well as Dfl.5000 in cash.
The father of the groom, was going to pay for the trousseau, the costs of the wedding meal, give part of his land, as well as Dfl.5000 in cash.