Photograph of the houses at Zaagmolendrift in Rotterdam.
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Auke Frieling’s death in newspaper announcements

Today, we are looking at the death record of Auke Frieling (1960). Translation Today, twenty June nineteen hundred sixty, appeared before me, civil registrar of Rotterdam: Joris de Ruijter, 56 years old, undertaker, living in Rotterdam. Hey declared that on seventeen June nineteen hundred sixty, at 16.00h in the municipality of Rotterdam died: Auke Frielink, Read more…

Cadastral map of Ruinen.
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Birth record of Albertien Nijboer

Today, we are looking at the birth record of Albertien Nijboer (1873). Translation Today, the 15th of April eighteen hundred seventy-three, appeared before me the undersigned, civil registrar of the municipality of Ruinen, province of Drenthe: Jan Freriks Nijboer, thirty-one years old, farmer by profession, living in Ruinen, in the municipality of Ruinen. He declared Read more…