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ancient times: the van Zuiden-van
page four: the part dedicated to the ancestors of Puck van Zuiden, wife to Max Cassuto Izn
NEW: info about parents, brothers and sisters of Albert
shows some old pictures of the ancestors to Puck (Raymi) van Zuiden,
my mother, our oma/aunt/niece/whatsoever.
The parents of Puck are Albert van Zuiden (Assen, March 26 1883) and Betsy van Praag (Amsterdam, Oct.25 1885). As their grandchildren we nicknamed them "Opi" and "Omi". Below we see them in their youthfull state. Left is Betsy 18 years old (1904) and right is Albert as a captain in the army of the then Dutch Indies; I estimate he was then in his thirties and still unmarried, let's say around 1917
a sister Marie, who was married to Ies Kamerling (below)
and Roosje van Zuiden
had many brothers and sisters.
from my youth: Frits, his elder brother and Max, a younger brother and
one of his sisters, Riek, who was married to a mr. La Bella, a man who
played an important role in the labour union world before WW II. I heard
mentioned the name of Bernard and below are pictures I found of his
brother Abram ("Bram"), who figures on more pictures in my
Box, and Lize, whom I never heard of († Polen); on the back is
written:" Lize van Zuiden (unmarried sister of "Opi")"
picture dating from a vacation in 1958, featuring Albert(75) with his younger sister Riek (Hinderientje), 73
Albert van Zuiden
after went to the Dutch East Indies to serve in the Colonial army, first
as on the isle of Sumba, east of Bali, and then in the province of Djambi,
on the isle of Sumatra. Below a picture of this period. Albert is the
officer on the black uniform woth the kepi.
detail. Albert is still second lieutenant and looks very young; maybe
this picture is taken in Sumba.
this old pic below mentions: "bivak Timor" (an isle east of Java)
the only pictures of the wedding of Albert and Betsy in 1919. They had
also a Jewish celebration ("chupah") in an Amsterdam synagogue,
though they were not religiously practicing in any respect. Albert served
since plm. 1905 in the Dutch colonial army in the then Dutch East Indies
and was on leave in Holland. He was 36 ans she was 35.
Omi in 1941 or beginning 1942 with daughter Raymi ("Puck") and her first (grand)son Robbert, being the webmaster/me), just before the Pacific war broke out.
more before WW II pictures of Albert and Betsy van Zuiden with their daughter Puck
on the page dedicated to Puck
the real family interested: the van Zuidens in the 19th century:
Samuel van ZUIDEN (Meijer Marcus Godschalk3, Marcus Godschalk2 GODSCHALK, Godschalk Israel Salomon1 JACOBS) was born 01 March 1811 in Hoogeveen, and died 03 April 1892 in Assen. He married Henderientje Heiman van HASSELT 13 May 1838 in Assen, daughter of Heiman van HASSELT and Sara van STEDUM. She was born 28 January 1818 in Boertange, Vlagtwedde, and died 19 April 1911 in Assen.
Children of Samuel van ZUIDEN and Henderientje van HASSELT are:
i. Frouchien Samuel5 van ZUIDEN, born 21 February 1839 in Assen; died Aft. 1916 in Assen.
ii. Saartje Samuel van ZUIDEN, born 14 November 1840 in Assen; died 04 December 1840 in Assen.
iii. Saartje Samuel van ZUIDEN, born 05 January 1842 in Assen; died 01 May 1913 in Assen.
iv. Meijer Samuel van ZUIDEN, born 06 June 1844 in Assen; died 24 February 1922 in Assen. He married (1) Henderika Levie van HESSEN 29 October 1871 in Groningen; born 17 September 1843 in Aduard; died 24 April 1895 in Assen. He married (2) Bartha Philip van HASSELT 01 May 1896 in Slochteren; born 13 August 1855 in Ten Boer; died 20 November 1912 in Assen.
v. Heiman (Herman) Samuel van ZUIDEN, born 02 October 1850 in Assen; died Aft. 1895.
father to Albert van Zuiden Raymi van Zuiden Rob, Ab, Irene
vi. Mozes Samuel van ZUIDEN, born 18 November 1852 in Assen.
vii. Bernard Samuel van ZUIDEN, born 06 July 1855 in Assen; died 07 March 1935 in Assen.
viii. Bertha Samuel van ZUIDEN, born 15 August 1858 in Assen; died 05 November 1942 in Auschwitz.
ix. SB D Samuel van ZUIDEN, born 04 November 1863 in Assen; died 04 November 1863 in Assen.
x. Philip Samuel van ZUIDEN, born 07 April 1865 in Assen. He married Marianne Elizabeth van MINDEN; born 09 October 1858 in Amsterdam.