Timeline

Timeline of the Herrebrugh family in The Banda Islands of Indonesia.

1772 – Coenraad Herrebrugh (Herbrug) (1723-1775) and his wife Margareta (born Wimmers) (1735-1775) had a son in Amsterdam, Evert Coenrardsz Herrebrugh (1772-1809).

1775 – Coenraad and Margareta die leaving son Evert age 3. 
1778 – Gunung Api erupts, an earthquake strikes, tidal waves and a hurricane hit.  Islands destroyed, perkeniers go bankrupt.
1794  – Evert Coenrardsz Herrebrugh at age 22 marries 
             Elisabeth Leunissen (1771-1820) in Banda Naira.
1795 – The VOC goes bankrupt.
1796 – The Dutch yield the islands to the English so not to be taken by the French during the Napoleonic Era.
1796 – Evert and Elisabeth have a son
             Evert Evertsz Herrebrugh (I) (1796 – 1862)
1803 – Banda is back in Dutch control and they began to recruit new civil administrators to replace the defunct VOC as the new NHM (Nederlandsche Handel-Maatschappij)
180x – Evert Coenrardsz Herrebrugh establishes the perk “Matalenko” on the island of Ai (Ay).
1809 – Evert Coenrardsz Herrebrugh dies at age 37.
1810 – English occupy Banda Islands through 1817 under Captain Cole.
1815 – Hurricane / 1816 – Earthquake / 1820 – Big earthquake
1821 – Evert Evertsz Herrebrugh (I) (1796-1862) at age 25 marries Geertruida Carolina Hartog in Banda.  He becomes the perkenier of the perk “Spantjebij” in Lonthor on the Big Island of Banda. He was a member of the “Council of Justice”. They had 7 known children.
1828 – Evert and Geertruida have a son, Evert Evertsz Herrebrugh (II) (1828-1869)
1845 – Dutch give perkeniers titles to their perks and are now independently owned.
1849 – At age 21, Evert (II) marries Johanna Maria Charlotte Vermeer.
1850 – They have their first child, Andries Michiel Herrebrugh (1850 – 1922)
1852 – Tidal Wave / 1854 – Earthquakes / 1856 – Fire in Banda Naira
1859 – Charities from a far reduce debts of perkeniers.
1860 – Abolition of slavery.
1862 – At age 66, Evert Evertsz Herrebrugh (I) dies in Banda.
1864 – Termination of Spice Monopoly.
1869 – At age 41, Evert Evertsz Herrebrugh (II) dies in Banda.
1870 – Andries Michiel Herrebrugh, at age 20 marries, Emelijn Bernardina Strubij/y (1850-1887) in Banda.
1875 –  Andries opens independent “Specery Land Matalenco” on Ai.
   Andries and Emelijn have 8 children:
1876 – Floris Evert (1876-1920)
• 1877 – Ferdinand (1877-1963)
• 1880 – Oscar (1880-1949)
• 1882 – Evert Valentin (1882-1949)
• 1884 – Michiel Hendrik (1884-1937)
• 1885 – Emelijn Michelien (1885-1965)
• 1887 – Jacobus Johannes Bernardus Josephus (1887-1945)
1887 – Emelijn Bernardina Strubij/y dies at age 36 in Banda.
1889 – At age 39, Andries marries 2nd wife Anna Constance Theodorusz (1850-1916) in Banda.
1890 – Andries and Anna have a son:
             Louis Reynard Herrebrugh (1890-1915) in Banda.
1904 – The perks were still debt laden and had to be sold to N.V. Kok, a Chinese family buying perks competing against the NHM.
190x – Louis Herrebrugh moves to Ulee Lheue, Banda Aceh, Northern Sumatra as the perks were lost.
1914 – Louis marries Anna Minke Teffer (1889-1995) in Banda Aceh.
Nov 1914 – Louis and Anna have a daughter, Constance Anna Herrebrugh (1914-1995) in
Ulee Lheue, Banda Aceh.
Dec 1915 –
Louis Herrebrugh dies at age of 25 of Cholera in Ulee Lheue. Anna Minke was pregnant at the time.
July 1916 – Anna Minke gives birth to son, Mattheus Thomas (Thijs) Herrebrugh (1916-1976) in Soekaboemi, W. Java
1916 – Anna Constance Theodorusz (1850-1916) dies at 66.

1917 – Anna Minke remarries Louis’s half-brother Jacobus Johannes Bernardus Josephus Herrebrugh (1887-1945)
1922 – Andries Herrebrugh dies in Semarang at age 72.
1945 –
Jacobus Herrebrugh dies at age 58.
1958 – The nationalization of Indonesia converted the ownership of the perks to the Indonesian state.

Wedding party of Minke & Jacques on August 18, 1917
Blurry child in front, Mattheus (Thijs) Herrebrugh

L-R: Mattheus Teffer, (unknown girl) , Anna Minke Herrebrugh, Conny Anna Herrebrugh, Constantia Lenggoe Teffer
Back Row: Floris Herrebrugh, (unknown girl), Oscar Herrebrugh, Groom Jacobus Herrebrugh, Evert Herrebrugh, Ferdinand Herrebrugh