On January 14, 1609 a property at Vlaardingen.was
conveyed by Joris Janszn Weltevreen to Jan Janzn.Weltevreen
On July 27, 1632 a property with a house at Vlaardingen was conveyed
by the heirs of Jan Janszn Weltevreen to Aalbrecht Joosten Peesof.
In the document is written:
We, Dirck Corneliszn. de Lange en Arije Pieterszn. diocese aldermen
of the city Vlaerdingen's documents (and) make known, that before
us have come and appeared Gerrit Janszn. man [=probably husband] and
guardian of Soetge Jansdochter [=Jan's daughter], sister of Jan Janszn
Weltevreen, for one party and Heijnderick Henderickszn., having married
Huybretge Leenaertsdr., being garrisoned at Willemstad, nomine uxoris
[=called as spouse] for the other party and together heirs of the
previously mentioned Weltevreen [who] died within this city.
And confessed, in the previously mentioned quality, lawfully to sell
and convey in free ownership to Aelbrecht Joosten Peessof, rope maker,
a house and property, standing and lying to the north side of the
Rietdiek here in this town, bordering to the west [to] Arijen Corneliszn.
Corter and to the east [to] Pieter Leendertszn. Corter, stretching
at the front from the street to the back to the property of Pieter
Aelbrechtszn, Peesof. In all ways as the previously mentioned house
and property are fenced, boarded, as well as masonry as staked out,
keeps each his good right of thereupon light boarding and similar
drainage and similar free without any taxation other than the lord
Promising to be competent and the previously mentioned sold [property]
for such previously mentioned [meaning the condition of the property]
is not exempted, subject only rights and judges [??] all without fraud.
They confess also to be competent of this purchase and to settle and
order everything being paid, the last penning [=penny] with the first
Thus to this document we, aldermen mentioned before, hung each our
seal underneath, signed July 27, 1632.
A Pieter Janse Weltevreen was a shopkeeper in Strijen in 1641 while
in 1643 a Pieter Jansz was a warder in s'Gravendeel
Gerrit Weltevreen born in Pernis in 1660 and died in 1692, son of
Jan Janszn Weltevreen and Lijsbeth Hendriks Hans, he married with
Elizabeth Pieters Donkers.
A certain Hendrik (Henk) Weltevreden claims to be a descendant of
Jan Janse Weltevree(n) and send me this data:
14.stam-oudvader(Joris Jansz. Weltevree)(1576)
13.stam-betovergrootvader(Jan Janse Weltevree)(1595-1656)
12.stam-overgrootvader(Jan Jansz. Weltevreén)(1625)
11.stam-grootvader(Gerrit Janse Weltevreén)(1660)
10.stam-vader(Pieter Gertse Weltevreén)(1689)
9.oud-betovergrootvader(Jan Pieterse Weltevreén)(1724)
8.oud-overgrootvader(Ary Jansz. Weltevreén)(1753)
5.betovergrootvader(Benjamin Christiaan Weltevreden)(1844-1929)