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Updated to January 27, 2013

Abraham Cornelisse Hofstede was baptized on 7 November 1666 in Zoetermeer. He married there on 28 January 1699 with Grietje Jans Bogaert who was probably christened in Bleiswijk on 20 June 1666 as daughter of Jan Dirks Bogaert and Trijntje Claes. The family probably lived in Bleiswijk until about 1708. They wound up in Hillegersberg.
children christened in Bleiswijk:
1. Marijtje (Maria), c. 10 May 1699.  She died on 13 September 1765 in 
   Hillegersberg. She married in Hillegersberg on 15 November 1722 with Willem 
   W. van der Leck and on 20 December 1736 in Hillegersberg with Gerrit
   Cornelisse Schriek.
2. Helena (Lena), c. 11 December 1701.  She died in Hillegersberg on 16 October 
   1781.  She married on 24 May 1727 in Hillegersberg with Dirk Verboom.  They 
   had 7 children in Hillegersberg.
3. Jannetje (Janna), c. 19 October 1704.  She died in Hillegersberg on 11 April 
   1736.
4. Cornelis, c. 26 January 1708.
5. Jan, b. 1712
6. Johanna, c. July 1716, d. Bleiswijk 11 April 1736
Witnesses to baptisms were Neeltje Cornelis (1,3), Marijtje Jans (2) and Leentje Cornelisse (4).