Descendants of Jan Ariensz MOLENAAR and Jannetje Pietersdr
This Descendant Journal contains all the descendants of Jan Adriensz
MOLENAAR (1658-1731) and Jannetje Pietersdr (1662-) that I have
been able to identify to-date. Jan & Jannetje had at least six childern and
lived in Petten, located in Noord-Holland, on the North Sea coast.
gggg grandson Aldert MOLENAAR is the subject of the
first Pedigree Chart below.
To read this Descendant Journal go directly to the Table of Contents near the bottom of the page.
During the Second World War, the entire town of Petten,
was broken up in 1943
by order of the German Wehrmacht because of the construction of the Atlantic
Wall. The church of Petten was demolished in 1944. After the war, a new town
was built starting in 1946. In the picture below the North Sea is on the
left the 'new' Town of Petten on the right separated by the Hondsbossche
This Pedigree Chart is a portion of a larger chart
encompassing all the known Ancestors of Cornelis Jan 'Case' VANDERPLAS, son of Jan Cornelis 'John' van der PLAS and Christina 'Stien' GUTTER. He was born in
Schoorl, NH and emigrated to Canada in 1949. Case maried Katherine WATSON
and they currently live in Oakville, Ontario.
This branch is on
Case's maternal side and represents
Arien MOLENAAR, below, born circa 1625 is as
far back as I can currently identify this family.
Patricia Jeanette CUTTER (GUTTER) is a direct descendant of the
Ancestors on Case's materal side. Patricia's father Peter GUTTER
was Stien GUTTER's brother. Piet emigrated to
Canada in 1928 where he marrird Jean BELL To see
Patricia's Canadian Ancestral families click on BELL Family Journal.
Matches to Case VANDERPLAS
on Ancestry or MyHertitage* in this Family Journal; .Click on underlined
to see their Relationship Charts.
For more pictures of the van der PLAS
Family go to Jansje's Album
, also Jan & Stien's Wedding
Table of Contents
Descendants of Jan Ariensz MOLENAAR
Index of Names
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The majority of the data has been compiled from many different sources on the internet and the information is only as good as what has been input. Information is corroborated where possible.
Latest Revision April 5, 2022