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Verbruggen, Janlocked

(bap. 1712, d. 1781)
  • Ruth Rhynas Brown


Verbruggen, Jan (bap. 1712, d. 1781), gun-founder, was baptized on 4 March 1712 in Enkhuizen in the Netherlands, but little is known about his origins or early years. He was taught by the Dutch seascapist Jan van Call the younger. He married Eva van Schaak (...

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