The Beijen/Beyen Family Site

Information and stories about the different Beijen (or Beyen) families

by Laurens Beijen

The overview of the site

The list of first names
Searching this website

Questions or remarks
The photo gallery

The Facebook page

The latest additions

Leida de Jong Beijen
August 30, 2021
On August 15, 2021 Leida de Jong Beijen passed away in Capelle aan den IJssel near Rotterdam. She was 87 years old. More details >>
  
The Maarten subbranch
May 16, 2021
The page about the Maarten subbranch of the Jan Thomas branch has been split into three new pages. The first page is named Maarten Beijen (1774-1834) and his children, the second Maarten Beijen (1842-1917) and his offspring (with stories about a milkman in Leiden, a tram driver in The Hague and a pilot in New Zealand) and the third Frederik Beijen and his offspring. That third page will be supplemented in the next months.
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Guus Beijen
March 29, 2021
On February 6 Guus Beijen was born in Utrecht. He lives there with his parents Ingeborg and Albert.
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Frederik Beijen
June 19, 2021
The page Frederik Beijen and his offspring has been expanded. Frederik belonged to the Maarten subbranch. More details >>
  
Riet Ehlers Beijen
December 14, 2020
On February 14 Riet Ehlers Beijen passed away in Tensfeld, north of Hamburg. She was 97 years old.
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More than 700 photos
September 18, 2021
The gallery includes many photos of members of the Dutch Beijen and Beyen families who live or have lived in the Netherlands or elsewhere. The most recent number is 728.
An important point: express consent is required from all people whose photo is used in the gallery. Please send an e-mail to confirm your consent as soon as possible! Other reactions to the photo gallery or suggestions for updating it will be appreciated as well. More details >>

The English pages of this website

First of all Preface
Families and branches
Beijen or Beyen?
The oldest generations
of the IJsselstein family
Overview of the members of the oldest generations
The first Beijen's in IJsselstein
Dirck Jansz. Beijen
The children of Dirck Jansz. Beijen
Dirck Gijsbertsz. Beijen and his wives
The descendants of Dirck Gijsbertsz. Beijen
The Gijsbert branch
of the IJsselstein family
Overview of the members of the Gijsbert branch
Gijsbert and Dirck Beijen from Lexmond
The Arie subbranch
The Dirk Jan subbranch
Little subbranches from Amsterdam and Sloterdijk
The Jan Thomas branch
of the IJsselstein family
Overview of the members of the Jan Thomas branch
Jan Thomas Beijen and his children
The Dirk subbranch
Maarten Beijen (1774-1834) and his children
Maarten Beijen (1842-1917) and his offspring
Frederik Beijen and his offspring
The Gerrit subbranch
The tombstone of Gerrit Beijen
The Johan Franco branch
of the IJsselstein family
Overview of the members of the Johan Franco branch
Johan Beijen and Mechteld van Meerland
Johan Franco I, friend of the Bohemian Brethren
The Johan Franco's II and III
The Johan Franco's IV, V and VI
Jacoba Cornelia Beijen and her children
Beijens in the Dutch East Indies
Victims of the Japanese occupation
The Nieuwkapelle family Overview of the members of the Nieuwkapelle family
Remigius Beyen from Nieuwkapelle
Remigius' family
The Nieuwkapelle family in the 19th century
Johan Willem Beyen, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Some other members of the Nieuwkapelle family
The Breyell family Overview of the members of the Breyell family
The origin in Germany
The group Lambertus
The younger generations of the Breyell family
The Hengelo family Overview of the members of the Hengelo family
A ground Bijen near Weerselo
Bijen and Bijenhuis
From Weerselo to Hengelo
From Bijen to Beijen
The growth of the Hengelo family
The Beijen-Overbeek division
The Beijen-Spekreis division
The Dordrecht family Overview of the members of the Dordrecht family
The extinct Dordrecht family
Loose ends Loose ends
Finally Family messages
The photo gallery
The alphabetical list of first names
The size of the families and branches
Coats of Arms
The surname Beyen in Belgium
Acknowledgements
Questions or remarks

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