Jacques F. Overwijn

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    "De Algemeene Raad" of NSB in "Volk en Vaderland" 7-10-1933, p.2; Overwijn standing second left
    from original photo 1933

    Jacques F. Overwijn was the author of the second Dutch Oera Linda translation, published in two different editions of 1941 and 1951.

    Biographic facts

    • 1890 (November 28) born in Dordrecht as "Jakobus Frederikus", son of Johannes Bernardus Overwijn and Elisabeth Henderika Maria Sauveur.
    • 1915 Registered as living in Den Haag, profession: engineer.
    • 1933 Registered as living in Rotterdam.
    • 1933 (February) Appointment as regional leader for Rotterdam of Dutch National Socialist Union (NSB).
    • 1935 (March) Ended membership Dutch National Socialist Union (NSB).
    • 1935 (July 16) Mentioned in 'Het Volk' as one of the leaders of fascist party HNVF (Het NL Volksfront).
    • 1943 Registered as living in Dordrecht.
    • 1943 (July 31) arrested by Dutch police under German occupation for activities in resistance.
    • 1950 Witness in trial Christiansen. See book "Het proces Christiansen" (Nijhoff, 1950).
    • 1951 (February 17) Awarded military Decoration 'Bronze Cross' (for resistance during German occupation).
    • 1954 (September 25) or
    • 1955 (March 18) Awarded Belgian Order of the Crown 'Knight with Palm' in Den Haag.
    • 1965 (May 31) death in Dordrecht, 74 years old, unmarried.

    He was teacher at a grammar school, residing in a houseboat in the Spuihaven, Dordrecht.

    Publications

    • 1940 Onze Huis- en Grafteekens zijn 10.000 jaar oud: wat zeggen zij ons (Schefferdrukkerij Dordrecht, 119 p.)
    • 1940 (October) Eenige opmerkingen omtrent het Oera Linda Boek (verbeterde en vermeerderde uitgave, 13 p.)
    • 1941 (August) Het Oera Linda Boek (N.V. Enkhuizer Courant, 270 p.)
    • 1942 Verzameling eigen gedichten in vier talen (Schefferdrukkerij Dordrecht, 42 p.)
    • 1951 (January) Het Oera Linda Boek - tweede druk (Schefferdrukkerij Dordrecht, 494 p.)

    Related to WW2

    To be added; some events to be moved here from 'biographic facts'.

    Genealogy (Ahnentafel)

    1) Jacobus Frederikus (Jacques Frederik) Overwijn, born 28-11-1890 Dordrecht, died 31-5-1965 Dordrecht, son of 2/3.


    2) Johannes Bernardus Overwijn, born 12-2-1861 Utrecht, merchant, son of 4/5;

    married 21-1-1890 Groningen

    3) Elisabeth Henderika Maria Sauveur, born 14-5-1866 Groningen, daughter of 6/7.

    Children:

    1. Jacobus Frederikus Overwijn, born 28-11-1890 Dordrecht => 1)
    2. Hermine Johanna Marie Agnes Overwijn, born 1892 Dordrecht, died 15-6-1971 Dordrecht.
    3. Christine Bernadine Maria Overwijn, born 3-9-1893 Dordrecht, died 24-8-1971 Dordrecht.
    4. Johannes Bernardus Overwijn, born 29-2-1896 Dordrecht, died 23-5-1973 Certenago, Switserland, director of the Overwijn clothing warehouse on the corner of Visstraat and Voorstraat; married Charlotte Hagenbach.
    5. Jean Henri Overwijn, born 2-1-1899 Dordrecht, died 21-9-1970; married 1926 London Barbara Alice Woodman, born 1901 London, died 6-5-1940 Almelo.

    4) Christoffel Fredericus Overwijn, born 12-4-1825 Utrecht, died 17-9-1868 Oirschot, architect, son of 8/9;

    married 22-4-1852 Utrecht

    5) Hermina Johanna ten Hagen, born 1822 Utrecht, died 6-9-1875 Oirschot, daughter of 10/11.

    Children:

    1. Gerardus Josephus Christiaan Overwijn, born 19-3-1854 Utrecht, died 6-9-1922 Terborg
    2. Christina Bernardina Overwijn, born 28-11-1856 Utrecht, died 11-5-1917 Delft; married 29-4-1884 Utrecht Georgius Adrianus Maria Koevoets, born 1854 Delft, son of Hendrikus Johannes Koevoets and Elisabeth Maria Johanna Drabbe
    3. Johannes Bernardus Overwijn, born 12-2-1861 Utrecht => 2)

    6) Jacobus Sauveur, born 21-2-1826 Leeuwarden, straw hat manufacturer, son of 12/13;

    married 13-11-1854 Groningen

    7) Catharina Marta Fenseling, born 20-1-1834 Groningen, died, daughter of 14/15.

    Children:

    1. (born lifeless, 4-9-1855 Groningen)
    2. Lucretia Catharina Johanna Sauveur, born 31-1-1857 Groningen
    3. Gijsberta Maria Sauveur, born 19-3-1859 Groningen, died 28-4-1928 Langbroek; married 14-10-1890 Groningen Hubertus Gijsbertus Kronenburg, born 6-11-1851 Langebroek, son of Evert Kronenburg and Maria Christina van Odijk
    4. Maria Agnes Sauveur, born 20-9-1861 Groningen
    5. (Jean Henri, born 2-5-1864 and died 27-6-1866 Groningen)
    6. Elisabeth Henderika Maria Sauveur, born 14-5-1866 Groningen => 3)
    7. Jean Henri Sauveur, born 31-1-1868 Groningen
    8. Catharina Martha Maria Sauveur, born 24-8-1870 Groningen; married 26-9-1900 Nijmegen Maximinus Dionijsius Henricus Hubertus Lommen, son of Hubertus Henricus Lommen and Cornelia Petronella Smits
    9. (born lifeless, 1-9-1871 Groningen)
    10. Johannes Hermannes Bernardes Sauveur, born 28-6-1875 Groningen

    8) Gerardus Nicolaas Overwijn, born 6-12-1797 Utrecht, died 20-10-1869 Utrecht, son of 16/17;

    married 24-11-1819 Utrecht

    9) Catharina Jacoba van Blaarikom, born 1797 Utrecht, died 3-8-1829 Utrecht, daughter of 18/19.


    10) Bernardus ten Hagen,

    11) Christina Hendrica Staal,


    12) Jean Henri Sauveur, born 1794 Wonck Belgium, (straw) hat manufacturer, son of 24/25;

    married 22-10-1820 Leeuwarden

    13) Geselina Maria Zelle, born 1803

    Children:

    1. Jacobus Sauveur, born 21-2-1826 Leeuwarden => 6)
    2. Anna Angenieta Ida Sauveur, born 31-10-1828 Leeuwarden
    3. Wilhelmus Andrias Martinus Sauveur, born 11-11-1841 Leeuwarden

    14) Johann Herman Fenseling,

    15) Lucretia Temmes,


    16) Antonius Martinus Overwijn, 1757-1841

    17) Petronella van Harderwijk, 1766-1816


    18) Cornelis van Blaarikom,

    19) Aletta van Winters,


    24) Jacobus Sauveur,

    25) Maria Agnetis Detrixha,


    26) Engel Jan Zelle, born 28-9-1783 (bapt.15-10) Leeuwarden, died 30-4-1818 Leeuwarden, son of 52/53;

    married

    27) Joanna Angenita van Dijk, ± 1783-1861

    Children:

    1. Geselina Maria Zelle, born 1803 => 13)
    2. Jacobus Wilhelmus Zelle, born 1805 Den Haag, died 30-10-1821 Leeuwarden
    3. Dorothea Engelina Zelle, born 1809 Den Haag; married 28-10-1835 Leeuwarden Diedrick Theodores Notten, born 1805 Groningen, tax collector, son of Jan Andries Notten and Arnoldina van Alema
    4. Maria Joanna Zelle, born 1811 Den Haag; married 11-3-1832 Leeuwarden Jean Francois Lenars, born Wonck, Belgium, (straw) hat manufacturer

    52) Wilhelm Andreas Zelle, born 15-1-1747 Rheda-Wiedenbrück, Germany, died 19-11-1813 Leeuwarden, (his brother Herman Otto Zelle (Selle, Celle) was ancestor of Margaretha Geertruida Zelle a.k.a. Mata Hari);

    married 16-5-1779 Leeuwarden

    53) Geesje Engels, 1756-1821

    Notes