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Johannes Buys
Born Diemen the Netherlands 25 June 1764
Married Amsterdam 1 October 1786
Died Maarssen the Netherlands 28 August 1838
*copyright RKD/Iconografisch Bureau, Den Haag*

Vrouwe Sophia Margaretha Frerichs
Born Amsterdam 9 June 1768
Married Amsterdam 1 October 1786
Died Maarssen the Netherlands 24 June 1837
*copyright RKD/Iconografisch Bureau, Den Haag*

Etching of Johannes Buys and Vrouwe Sophia Margaretha Frerichs by D.J. Sluijter on the 50th wedding anniversary.
1 October 1836.

King Willem I of the Netherlands invited Johannes Buys, who was a knight of the order of the Netherlands lion, and the Buys sons often to the palace in Amsterdam.

First lieutenant Pierre Emille Buys was an officer in the Ducth East Indies colonial army. There are no pictures of Pierre Emille Buys but this picture shows how he would have looked like in the uniform of the day.
Military service 1848-1859.

Dancing teenagers; Actual size=180 pixels wide

A recruiting poster to join the Dutch East Indies colonial army which Pierre Emille Buys joined.

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Jeanette Adelaide Philippine Buys
daughter of Johannes Buys (1764-1838) and Vrouwe Sophia Margaretha Frerichs (1768-1837)

Cornelius Buys
Born Amsterdam 19 December 1800
Son of Johannes and Sophia Buys
Married Amsterdam 8 May 1828
Everarda Louise Teschemaker
Emigrated to America 29 May 1848
Died Brooklyn, USA 19 December 1866

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Everarda Louisa Teschemaker
Born Amsterdam 4 February 1809
Married Amsterdam 8 May 1828 Cornelis Buys
Died Brooklyn 12 October 1863

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Johannes (John) Buys
Born Amsterdam 23 February 1829
Married Brooklyn, USA 16 October 1862
Elethere Bridgens
Died Brooklyn, USA 10 September 1906
Son of Cornelis and Everarda Buys

Hattie (Harriet) Louise Buys
Born New York about 1863
Married unknown
Died unknown
Daughter of Johannes (John) and Elethere Buys

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Frederik Thomas Emanuel Buys
Born Amsterdam 30 September 1830
Married ? Eliza Jane LeFort
Died Brooklyn, USA 1 April 1895
Son of Cornelis and Everarda Buys

Left: Gertude LeFort Buys daughter of Frederick C. and Alida J. Buys
Birth, marriage, death dates ?
Right: Alida J. Brooke wife of Frederick C. Buys (born Brooklyn 23 May 1860, died 17 Sept 1916 Brooklyn)
birth, marriage and death dates ?


George LeFort Buys
Born Brooklyn abt 1864
Died Brooklyn 30 August 1926
Son of Frederik Thomas Emanuel and Eliza Jane LeFort Buys
Unmarried
Music teacher and author:
Exercises for the voice (1901)
Ten Vocalises for the voice (1902)

Thomas Alexander Buys, Medical Doctor
Born Brooklyn 7 March 1871
Married to Eliza Ann Porter
No children
Died Brooklyn 20 April 1921
Son of Frederik Thomas Emanuel and Eliza Jane Buys

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Nellie Louise Buys
Born Brooklyn, USA 9 November 1876
Married Brooklyn 4 June 1895 George Herbert Orton
Died 15 July 1967, Wayne, NY
Daughter of Frederik Thomas Emanuel and Eliza Jane LeFort Buys
Children ?

Alida Esther Buys
Born Amsterdam, Holland 4 January 1832
Married to G.A. Spencer in Brooklyn
Died ?
Daughter of Cornelis and Everarda Louisa Buys

Cornelis (Cornelius) Buys
Born Amsterdam, Holland 3 July 1834
Married abt 1866 Brooklyn, USA Sarah Vail Webb
Died 2 March 1918, Brooklyn, NY
Son of Cornelis and Everarda Louisa Buys

Sarah Vail Webb
Born ? February 1842
Wife of Cornelis Buys
Died 2 October 1929, Brooklyn, NY

Mabel Alida Buys
Born Brooklyn, NY 15 februray 1880
Married Brooklyn, NY Stephen Francis Voorhees 15 October 1907
Died January 1965
One child who died in infancy
Daughter of Cornelis and Sarah Vail Webb Buys

Ferdinand Cornelius Buys
Born Brooklyn, NY abt 1868
Died at age 22 yo drowning victim at the foot of 42nd Street,Brooklyn on 29 July 1889
Son of Cornelis and Sarah vail Webb Buys
'Bert' is his brother Herbert Austin Buys

Herbert Austin Buys
Born Brooklyn, NY ?November 1870
Died Brooklyn 21 April 1956
Unmarried
Son of Cornelis and Sarah Vail Webb Buys

Arthur Francis Buys
Born Brooklyn, NY ? 1875
Married in 1907 to Lydia Kouwenhoven
Died ? 1924
Son of Cornelis and Sarah Vail Webb Buys

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Cornelius Kouwenhoven Buys
Born Brooklyn, NY ? September 1907
Married ? 1929, NY to Grace Powell
One child
Died Nyack, NY 27 Oct 1969
Son of Cornelis and Sarah Vail Webb Buys

Louisa Everarda Buys
Born Amsterdam, Holland 9 July 1843
Died at age 17 Brooklyn, NY 8 May 1860
Daughter of Cornelis and Everarda Louisa Buys

Credit:
Cornelius Buys family pictures shown with the kind permission of cousin Steve Hartwell

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