Children of Rutger Thomasse van Gorkom and Susanneke Tobias Marqué (generation III-r18).
IV-t43. Tobias Rutgerse
Tobias was baptized in Haarlem on 1 April 1643. In the record his mother is called Susanneke Tobias. Wtnesses were Thomas Rutgers and Sara Tobias. The presence of the grandfather of Tobias is remarkable, as Thomas Rutgers lived in Utrecht and had to travel 55 kilometers (35 miles) to get there. The other witness must be, with no doubt, a relative of the mother.
IV-d46. Deliaentje Rutgerse
Deliaentje was baptized in Haarlem in 1646. Her mother is called Susanneke Marqué in the records. We did not manage to find the complete record giving the exact christening date. On 6 June 1665 Deliaentje married in Utrecht Willem Jansen (Roest). She was buried in Utrecht on 5 April 1724 at the age of 78.
IV-j48. Johannes Rutgerse
Johannes was baptized on 22 September 1648. His mother was called Susanneke Marqué again. Witness was Adriaentje Willems. Johannes probably died at young age, as his father had a son Johannes with his second wife as well.
Children of Rutger Thomasse van Gorkom and Magdalena Michielsz (generation III-r18).
IV-n52. N.N. Rutgerse
On 13 September 1652 a nameless child was buried. The family lived at the address Lauwensrecht.
IV-j54. Joannes Rutgerse
Joannes was baptized in the Jacobikerk on 4 June 1654. He was buried after three weeks on 26 June 1654. The address was Lauwensrecht.
IV-n5x. N.N. Rutgerse
On 15 September another nameless child was buried. The year is 16 hundred fifty-something. Most likely somewhere between the birth of Joannes and the next nameless child. The address was Lauwensrecht.
IV-n59. N.N. Rutgerse
On 21 March 1659 a nameless child was buried. Again, the address was Lauwensrecht.
IV-m60. Michiel Rutgerse
Michiel was baptized in the Janskerk on 28 October 1660. It is not certain whether he survived for long. When his mother died in 1711, she left behind "an adult son". This adult son must be Thomas, who was still alive then. The address in 1660 had changed in the meanwhile to Op den Noort, so still in the northern part of the city.
IV-n62. N.N. Rutgerse
On 11 August 1662 the fourth nameless child was buried. The family address in 1662 was In de Weerdt, which was just outside the northern Weertpoort, meaning that they lived outside the city walls.
IV-tr63. Thomas Rutgerse
Thomas Rutgerse "the Second" was baptized in the Jacobikerk on 4 January 1663. As patronymics were still in use in the seventienth century, we get a rare example of repeating patronymics: Rutger Thomas, son Thomas Rutgerse, grandson Rutger Thomasse and greatgrandson Thomas Rutgerse again. A patronymic is a family name that is derived from the father's first name. In the 17th century you see that both sons and daughters of Thomas will be called Thomasse, the "se" being a corruption of zoon meaning "son", as a general indication of the family they belong to. As a matter of fact on these pages the suffix is consequently written as "se" for reasons of consistency, as there are several ways in which a suffix can be spelled. For instance there is the full word "zoon" itself, like in Janszoon. This means son of Jan, where Jan is the hundred percent equivalent of John, so Janszoon, or more commonly Jansen, is absolutely the same name as Johnson. The name Jansen already shows that "se" can also be "sen". The "se" can be shortened to just a "s" or "ss" as well. The wife of grandfather Thomas for instance was called Elisabeth Gysberts de Leeu. The "s" following Gysbert, a name that still exists in Holland as Gijsbert, indicates that Elisabeth's father was called Gysbert. As a matter of fact the second son of Elisabeth was called Gysbert, a clear confirmation of the idea that this was the name of her father.
Painting by Joost Cornelisz Droochsloot (1586-1666). View on Utrecht, somewhere about 1650-1660, seen from the north, the direction from which the father of Thomas came, when returning from Haarlem.
Thomas married Dorothea van Daelen (also Deêl or Dele) on 3 June 1687. A copy of the marriage record is used as wallpaper for this website. Dorothea was "from Cleef". Cleef (Kleef or Kleve) is a German town on the border of nowadays Netherlands. As the entry in the marriage record is clearly indicating the place of birth, this is where Dorothea was born. The document also mentions a "proclamation in Amsterdam". This was done to avoid bigamy and must mean that Dorothea lived in Amsterdam at some time. Thomas' mother "Maddelena Michiels" is mentioned as witness of the wedding. In the year of marriage Thomas II lived at the address Achter 't Vleeshuys (behind the meathouse or slaughterhouse), nowadays known as Vleeshuis, on the corner of Voorstraat and Kleine Slachtstraat. Dorothea was buried on 28 July 1739. She lived at the address In de Slooresteegh. Thomas followed her on 7 May 1743. At that moment his address was Lange Jacobijnenstraat. Thomas and Dorothea had six sons who are mentioned on the page about generation V.