Hermannus Bos~ Herman Bush


At the year 1837, the fourth day of the month November, at 7 PM, shown up for me, Derk Nanninga, civil clerk of the municipally of Uithuizen, Harke Klazens Bos, age 36 years old, day laborer, living at Uithuizen, who introduced me to his child, born at Uithuizen, house nr 220 B, born at the 2nd day of this month at 3 AM and his wife Elisabeth Ennes Swaagman. The child will be named Hermannes . The announcement is made in presence  of Jan Bijkels Binkema, 42 years old, day laborer and Derk Derks Knol, age 36 year, famer, both living at this municipally and they are his neighbors and they are not related. All signed after reading out the certificate.



Marriage record nr 19.

At the year 1863, the 21st day of November are shown up for me at the Town Hall, mayor and clerk of the civil administration of the municipally Uithuizen, community Appingendam, Province Groningen to be wed:

Harmannus Bos, 27 years old, farmhand, living and born at Uithuizen, at age son of the late Harke Klazens Bos and Elisabeth Ennes Swaagman, daylaborer, living at Uithuizen and

Lina Werkman, 23 years old, without profession, living and born at Uithuizen, at age daughter of Reinder Harms Werkman , wheelwright (cartwright) and Frouke Klazens Knol, without profession, husband and wife, living at Uithuizen.

The mother of Hermannus Bos and the parents of Lina Werkman declared that they agree with this wedding.

The bride and groom handed over their birth records and the death record of the father of groom.

Both proclamations took place without any objection at the 8th and 15th November this year.

Bride and groom were asked in public if they take each other to husband and wife and fulfill all the obligations of legal marriage which they both confirmed with “yes”. Bride and groom are legally married.

In presence of the following witnesses: Roelf Pieters Hoff, 48 years old, rural policeman, Jan Huizinga, 34 years old, innkeeper, Tjeerd Peter Oosterhuis, 29 years old, secretary and Jacob Jacobs, 28 years old, without profession, all living at Uithuizen and no (blood) relatives or in-laws of the bride and groom.

This record is made and signed after reading out, with exception of the parents of  the bride and the mother of the groom who declared to be unable to write.


US Dutch Christian Reformed Church Membership records ~ Ebenezer Christian Reformed Church · Berwyn, Illinois – formerly Chicago, Illinois

#162 Harmmanus Bos
#163 Engelina Werkman
#164 Elizabeth Harmmanus Bos
#165 Frouwke Harmmanus Bos


marriage between Herman Bos and Geertje Noak



Mrs. E Reinhart was Herman’s sister, Hermina.  She married Elke Reinhardt and was widowed at the time of Herman’s death.



Bos~Bush Lineage