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

Gijs Beijen
December 14, 2020
Gijs Beijen from Kinderdijk passed away on November 24. He was 92 years old and belonged to the Jan Thomas branch. More details >>
Remigius and Johanna
April 26, 2020
Remigius Beijen, the ancestor of the Nieuwkapelle family, married his wife Johanna van Kempen twice.
More details >>
Kasper Beijen
April 21, 2020
On April 13 Kasper Beijen was born in Groningen. He is the second son of Wander Beijen and Astrid Beijen den Boer. More details >>
More than 700 photos
January 24, 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 727.
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 >>
Liset and Jeroen
October 5, 2020
Liset Beijen from the Jan Thomas branch and Jeroen Mol married in the city office of Leiden.
More details >>
The Hengelo family
April 12, 2020
There are three new pages about the first generations of the Hengelo family.
On the page A ground Bijen near Weerselo the area in the province of Overijssel where the family came from is discussed.
The page Bijen and Bijenhuis gives information about the family in the second half of the eighteenth century.
The third new page, From Weerselo to Hengelo, discusses the family in the first half of the nineteenth century. More details >>
Frederick and Sanne
March 21, 2020
Frederick Beijen and Sanne Stegehuis married in the city hall of Hengelo. Frederick calls himself Stegehuis from now on. More details >>
Flora Fokker Beijen
March 9, 2020
Flora Fokker Beijen passed away on February 26. Zij was 93 years old and had been married for nearly 74 years. 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
The Maarten subbranch
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
Questions or remarks

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