Van Bohe(e)men Family Tree

History of Van Bohe(e)men Family

Category: Geen categorie

Content of webpages

About Me contains information about the webmaster. In addition to his curriculum vitae, his pedigree chart is presented (short version). Furthermore two  descent linealities are given: one with his forefathers (patrilineality) and one with his foremorthers (matrilineality).

On Founder you can read who is currently seen as the earliest ancestor of the family. Presumably he is born around 1430 near the border between the present municipalities of The Hague and Westland.

Family Name deals with the possible origin of the family name Van Bohe(e)men.

On Distribution a map is shown with the spreading of the family over the Netherlands in 2007. A table contents the spreading in 1947.
Nowadays the family appears to occur in all regions of The Netherlands. The Hague and its neighbourhood are still a concentration area. Due to an emigration wave shortly after World War II, the family is now also present in other parts of the world, particularly in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States.

On Biographies family members with a special way of life are outlined. The first one is well known painter Kees van Bohemen.

Locations is intended for describing familial landmarks (buildings and places deserving special attention in the family history). In view of the family history this concerns a number of farms, but other types of places as well.

On Publications you will find books and articles that are relevant regarding the family history.

The Family Tree is spread over three webpages because of a differentiation between the periods 1430 -1650 (6 generations), 1650 -1800 (4-6 generations) and 1800 -1950 (3-4 generations).

DNA-profile is dedicated to the new possibilities to find early ancestors on the base of DNA-analyses. Furthermore genetic research can prove if a decent according to written sources is also a descent in a biological.

On Contact you canrespond to the webmaster. Any question, correction or addition? Let it know.

Website in both English and Dutch

Besides a Dutch version the website now has one in English as well, because the Van Bohe(e)men family is spread all over the world. It starts about 1700 with some family members who are employed by the Dutch East India Company (VOC).

A more important group is the one of people emigrating shortly after World War II to countries like Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United Staes in order to build a new livelihood there. (mostly in agri- or horticulture). Nowadays globalization has progressed so far, that family members can be found in a lot more countries.

However, most of genealogical data are still in Dutch. This restriction is met in the form of a bilingual dictionary. Please contact if further clarification is desired.