Fragment Genealogy De Kanter,
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2A. Johanna (Jeanne) de Kanter, baptised geref. Wemeldinge 13-9-1731 (bapt, witnesses Jan Smits and Maria Smits), deceased Plainpalais (dept. Léman canton Genève, CH) 25-3-1813 (aged 82 years), possibly raised, together with her sister Adriana - after the death of their parents shortly before 1739 - by their grandfather Jan Craen in Middelburg.
bapt. witness in Amsterdam (1763),
married 1o Middelburg 7-6-1752
J(oh)an de Munck, born/baptised Middelburg 12/23-6-1723, deceased Middelburg 4-2-1753.
(see fragment De Munck below for his descendance)
well known commerciant,
son of Jan de Munck and Catarina Duineweg¥ (both of them portrayed in 1760 by Jan Palthe),
married 2o Leiden 14-2-1756,
Jan Palthe, baptised Deventer 14-2-1717, deceased Leiden 24-6-1769, portrait and genrepainter, of whom about 60 works are known,
initially apprentice of his father, leaves in 1742 to Leiden,
registered at the art academy there (dec. 1742), and registered at the University of Leiden as "Daventriensis pictor" (1743), travels regularly to Middelburg for painting portraits, sells his own paintings and those of his father, member of the board of the Oudemannenhuis of the Walloon church, "commissaire-priseur of the Walloon church" (1766), organised public painting meetings in the Rijnsburgerpoort, in principle intended for masters, but students were also allowed, member of a group of painters including Mattheus Verheyden, Phillip van Dijk, and Hendrik Potoven,
bapt. witness in Amsterdam (1763),
son of Ger(h)ard (Gerrit) Jan Palthe en Magda)lena Le(e)ferin(c)k (see
⇒ Kwartierstaat Van Schothorst
married 3o Leiden Vrouwekerk 23-8-1772 (witness for him Christina Cornelia van den Bogert, for her Dr. Jean-Louis Flournoy, minister in Leiden and Suzanne Flournoy)
Charles Alexandre Dunant, baptised Maastricht 26-6-1728, deceased 1793?-1813. Swiss officer, living in Leiden (1772) and before in Genève,
son of Ami Dunant, colonel in the swiss regiment Hirzel at the service of Holland, and Alexandrine Trembley.
He is owner of the sugar plantation "Boxel", comprising 124 slaves and a watermill, located along the Surinam river (1772), for which he already in 1770 engages in Genève workers and a director to survey the work of the black slaves.
Charles and Johanna go to Surinam in 1772, it is unknown whether Johanna's three Palthe children accompany them.
They return, probably in 1793, to Genève.
Frontpage of the booklet "Huwelijkszangen voor den Heere Johan de Munck, Jans z: en Jonkvrouwe Johanna de Kanter: in de echt vereenigd binnen Middelburg den VII. van Zomermaand CI⊃I⊃CCLII." published for the occasion of the wedding of Johan de Munck (1726-1753) and Johanna de Kanter (1730/31-1813) in Middelburg 7-6-1752.
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Contents of the booklet:
Huwelijkszangen voor den Heere Johan de Munck, Jans z: en Jonkvrouwe Johanna de Kanter: in de echt vereenigd binnen Middelburg den VII. van Zomermaand CI⊃I⊃CCLII.
- J. de Timmerman. Afbeeldsel van de bruid aan den bruidegom.
- Anna Maria Reitz. Roozemond. Herderinnezang ter Bruilofte van de Heere Johan de Munck, en Jonkvrouwe Johanna de Kanter.
- Jakobus Andriessen de Waal. Ter Echtsvereeniginge van de Heere Johan de Munck, Janz. en Juffrouwe Johanna de Kanter, te saamen in den echt vereenigt te Middelburg den 7. Juny 1752.
- Hendrik de Witte Tierings. Op het huwelyk van den Heere Johan de Munck, J:z: en Mejuffrouwe Johanna de Kanter.
- A:V:B. Ter Bruilofte van den Heere Johan de Munck, J:z: met Mejuffrouwe Johanna de Kanter.
- Joannes Jacobus van Drunen. Aan den Heere Johan de Munck bruidegom, en Jonkvrouwe Johanna de Kanter bruid.
- (NN de Munck, signed Ex Amore Fraterno). Op het huwelyk van mynen waarden broeder Johan de Munck, J:z: met Juffrouwe Johanna de Kanter.
- (NN de Munck, signed Uit broederlyke liefde). Ter Bruilofte van mynen zeer geliefden broeder Johan de Munck, J:z: met Mejuffrouwe Johanna de Kanter.
- (unsigned) Klinkdicht ter zelver gelegenheid.
Biographical notes on the authors:
J. de Timmerman, probably Jan de Timmerman Jr., graduated in Utrecht in law (1748) on a thesis entitled "Specimen juris publici Belgici inaugurale De unione Hollandiam inter et Zeelandiam", after which he was appointed pensionary of Middelburg. Published "Nagelaten gedichten", Middelburg 1774.
Anna Maria Reitz (1732-??), wrote prose and poetry.  Probably daughter of Willem Otto Reitz (1702-1768), conrector, later rector of the Latin School at Middelburg.
Jakobus Andriessen de Waal, known as writer of some poetry.
Hendrik de Witte Tierings, occasional writer of poetry.
Johannes Jacobus van Drunen, probably son of Prof. Johannes Jacobus van Drunen minister, poet, professor Eastern languages.
NN de Munck (2x), two brothers of Johan de Munck, who both say in their contributions that Johanna de Kanter comes from Wemeldinge. The brothers are Laurens Duneweg de Munck and Abraham de Munck.
|Fragment De Munck|
Descendance of Johan de Munck (1726-1753), husband of Johanna de Kanter (see 2A above).
Ia. Jan Stevens de Munck, born 1618, deceased 1695, bapt. witness (1686), married 4-1-1643, Lisabeth van den Ende, deceased after 1684, bapt. witness (1684).
IIa. Jan Jansz de Mu(ij)n(c)k, born before about 1660, deceased after 1702 bapt. witness (1676..1692), possibly from Grauw, married 23-5-1683,  Janneken Fransdr (Francois) Eijens (Aeijens, Heijens), "simple people" ("eenvoudige lieden") living in Hulst.
IIIa. Jan de Munck, born/baptised geref. Kieldrecht/Hulst 12/14-91687 (witnesses: Jacobus Jansse de Munck, Frans Leijens, Cornelia Leijens en Lisbeth Jansse de Munck), deceased/buried Middelburg Oostkerk 26-2/2-3-1768, initially geodetical engineer and carpenter,
went to Middelburg in 1715, becomes "proefmeester" there 1730,
architect in chief of Middelburg,
built several large buildings, (a.o. Koepoort (1735), previous IJkkantoor (1739) and the Lutheran Church (1742),
lived at the Molenwater southside in a house with a tower for astronomical observations,
writes a book about the comet of 1743 and observes the one of 1748,
appointed in 1747 astronomer and observator of celestial mechanics and astronomy ("astronomicus en observator in de hemelloop- en sterrenkunde") of prince Willem IV van Orange,
member of the European network to observe the Venus passage in 1761,
lives at the Zuidsingel in Middelburg (1768),
married Middelburg 10-6-1715
, the "well-to-do" ("welgestelde")
Catharina Du(ij)neweij, born Middelburg 15-2-1696, deceased/buried Middelburg Oostkerk 27-8/1-9-1775, lives at the Molenwater in Middelburg (1775),
dr. of Laurens Duynewey, olderman ("deken") of the Carpenters Guild ("Ambachts en Timmermansgilde"), and Catharina van Hoorn.
Of them portraits exist by Jan Palthe.
Text on a stone at the entrance of the Lutheran Church in Middelburg, built in the years 1739-1742 :DEEZE KERK IS VOLTOOID IN DEN JAARE 1742, ONDER HET BELEID VAN DEN HEERE JAN DE MUNCK, BENOEMD ARCHITECT DEZER STEDE MIDDELBURG, TOT WIENS EERE, DE LUTHERSCHE GEMEENTE DIT GEDENKTEKEN OPRICHT.(This church has been completed in the year 1742, under the supervision of Sir Jan de Munck, appointed architect of this city Middelburg, to whose honour the Lutheran Community this memorial erects.)
IVa. J(oh)an de Munck, born/baptised Middelburg 12/23-6-1723, deceased Middelburg 4-2-1753, well known commerciant, married Middelburg 7-6-1752 Johanna (Jeanne) de Kanter, baptised geref. Wemeldinge 13-9-1731 (bapt, witnesses Jan Smits and Maria Smits), deceased Plainpalais (dept. Léman canton Genève, CH) 25-3-1813 (aged 82 years), possibly raised, together with her sister Adriana - after the death of their parents shortly before 1739 - by their grandfather Jan Craen in Middelburg. bapt. witness in Amsterdam (1763), dr. of Philip(pus) (de) Kanter and Suzanna Cra(a)ne. See nr. 2A above for (descendants of) this and her other two marriages.
IVb. Cornelia Sara de Munck, born/baptised Middelburg 29-5/3-6-1736, deceased Middelburg 6-12-1803, buried Middelburg Oostkerk Dec. 1803, lives at the Molenwater in Middelburg (1803), married 29-8-1758,  Mr. Adriaan Geene, born Tholen (18?)21-9-1729, deceased Middelburg 9-5-1809, buried Middelburg Oostkerk, from the island Tholen, inscribed as student at the University of Lingen 22-8-1750 ("Adrianus Geene, Tholanus"), inscribed as student law at the University of Leiden 16-8-1751 ("Adrianus Geene, Thola-Zelandus. 21 (years)"), graduated on 21-7-1754 in law at the University of Leiden on a dissertation entitled getiteld "De Suspectis tutoribus et curatoribus", was appointed as alderman of the Dutch Reformed Church in Middelburg (5-5-1782 and 30-4-1786), listed as inhabitant of Middelburg, lawyer, 67 years old, (Jan. 1797), lives at the Molenwater in Middelburg (1803, 1809), son of Marinus Geene en Neeltje Kuijpers.
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