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Re: Arends Family in Aruba
Posted by: Patrice Hawkins (ID *****6431) Date: June 17, 2006 at 11:48:43
In Reply to: Re: Arends Family in Aruba by Tahnee Bruin of 206

TANEE BRUIN, in response to your request here is what I have, plus more....

ALBERT MAXIMILIAAN (MOKKI) ARENDS -- Mokki Arends was born in the early 1950's and I believe in Aruba or Maracaibo, Venezuela. He lived in Venezuela with his parents and sisters and brother while we were growing up. I believe he now lives in Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles. Try researching Venezuela, Aruba and Bonaire for this name.

RUDOLFO MINGUEL ARENDS -- I will do some more research as I am familiar with several Rudolfo Arends'. There was a Betsy Arends, who married a BRUIN but I do not have their particulars. Betsy had a brother named Rudolfo who married my Father's sister CLARA MARIA ARENDS born October 2, 1932.Rudolfo died last month, May 2005. Betsy and Rudolfo's Father may be Rudolfo Minguel Arends, son of Maximilliano Francisco Arends and brother to Jacobo Eloy Maximiliaan Arends. I will confirm this for you as well.


JACOBUS ALBERTSZ ARENDS, Born in Aruba on March 19, 1837. Died Dec 18, 1903 in Aruba. On August 28, 1861 he married Johanna Margaret Wever. She was born on March 22, 1839 and died August 13, 1921 in Aruba. They are the parents of Maximilliano Francisco Arends.

JAN HENDRIK ARENDS, Son of Johannes Jacobus Arends. Jan Hendrik Arends born Jan 16, 1801 in Aruba. Died Dec 05, 1885 in Aruba. Married Anna Sophia Albertsz on Oct. 14, 1874. Anna Sophia Albersz born in 1814. Died May 17, 1896. Parens of Jacobus Albertsz Arends

JOHANNES JACOBUS ARENDS, Born July 26, 1760 [possibly in the Netherlands]. Died March 12, 1835 in Aruba. Wife: Maria Francina Vrolijk. Parents of Jan Hendrik Arends.

JAN ARENDS, Maybe same as JAN HENDRIK ARENDS or ancestors to JOHANNES JACOBUS ARENDS.

ADRIAAN ARENDS, Possibly son of JACOBO ELOY MAXIMILIAAN ARENDS and MARIA MONICA LACLE. Adriaan is their second child born October 2, 1928 in Aruba. Adriaan moved to Florida in 1966 with his wife Josephine and their five children: Maria Monica, Rubye, Mercedes, Adriaan and Mary Lu. This family still reside in the United States.

GERARDUS WILLEM ARENDS-- Not in my records. May be ancestor to JOHANNES JACOBUS ARENDS 1760 - 1835.

My Genealogy also comes from Jacobus Albertus Arends and Johanna Margareth Wever who are the parents of Maximilliano Francisco Arends.

MAXIMILLIANO FRANCISCO ARENDS was born on February 9, 1872 in Aruban and Died March 26, 1949. Maximilliano married CLARA ANOESACION RUIZ on July 14, 1892. Clara Anoesacion Ruiz was born March 25, 1871 in Aruba and died November 29, 1912. They are the parents of my grandfather: JACOBO ELOY MAXIMILIAAN ARENDS.

JACOBO ELOY MAXIMILIAAN ARENDS born April 19, 1893 in Aruba and died January 22, 1960 in Aruba. Jacobo Eloy Maximiliaan Arends was married on August 12, 1925 in Aruba to MARIA MONICA LACLE born in Aruba on May 4, 1900 and died April 11, 1956 in Aruba. Jacobo and Maria Monica had three children: Jesus Eloy Maria (born May 26, 1926), Adriaan Maximilliano (born October 2, 1928)and Clara Maria (born October 12, 1932. Died in Aruba 1978 ??)

MARIA MONICA LACLE, daughter of ADRIAAN LACLE and LEONSA ODUBER.

ADRIAAN LACLE, born June 16, 1866 in Aruba and died June 2, 1935 in Aruba. Adriaan married LEONSA ODUBER on April 4, 1891. LEONSA was born June 28, 1871 in Aruba and died July 14, 1951 in Aruba.


NOTES of INTEREST:

JACOBO ELOY MAXIMILIAAN ARENDS studied Medicine in DEN HAAG, Netherlands and returned to Aruba to practice in 1920. He got engage to MARIA MONICA LACLE in 1923, when he started to build their home on Wilhelmina Straat 8 in Oranjestad. Their three children, Clara, Adriaan and Eloy were born in the house, which today is City Hall. People who go to Aruba to get married will be married by a civil cervant at this home.
Jacobo Eloy and Maria Monica did not get married until 1925 since the house took three years to build. This home is now an historic landmark. JACOBO ELOY was also the first ARUBAN MD to practice on the island.

Two Daughters of ADRIAAN LACLE and LEONSA ODUBER, [Maria Monica and Maria Veneranda], married two sons of MAXIMILIANNO FRANCISCO ARENDS and CLARA ANOECSACION RUIZ, [Jacobo Eloy, and Maximilian, respectively]. These families built similar homes across the street from one another on Wilhelmina Straat in Oranjestad. Their children are considered double first cousins since they share all the same grandparents.

ADRIAAN LACLE BLVD is named after my great grand father. ADRIAAN was a very successful business man.

My Dad is JESUS ELOY MARIA ARENDS, son of Jacobo Eloy Maximiliaan Arends and Clara Maria Lacle. Born May 26, 1926. He practiced Dentistry after graduating from Georgetown Dental School on June 8, 1953. He married my Mother, Patricia Elizabeth Ann Atlee on June 10, 1953, in Washington, DC. Their honeymoon was on the Santa Monica Ship to Aruba. Patricia Arends had never been out of the United States before her marriage to Eloy.

PATRICIA ELIZABETH ANN ATLEE born, March 15, 1930 to JOHN WALTER ATLEE and MAMIE BELLE VEST, in Beckley West Virginia, because her Mother returned home to give birth to her children where she, Mamie, was born. Patricia Atlee Arends died September 3, 2003, after a lingering illnesses from several strokes suffered starting on June 8, 2000.

ARENDS - Dutch meaning EAGLES
LACLE - French meaning The Key
BRUIN - Dutch meaning BROWN




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