The Dutch Cemetery in Chinsurah: A Digital Archive of Memories

Cornelis Cuyper

Last Name: 
Cuyper
First Name: 
Cornelis
Spatial: 
date of birth: 
1746 ?
year of death: 
1813
date of death: 
09.05.1813
Nationality: 
Dutch
Age at death: 
66 years 5 months and 18 days
Gender: 
Male
Relationships: 
Husband of Albertina Bintang, Father of Mrs. Mary Dunn.
Full Epitaph: 
"Hier legd de brave en deuzgaame Cornelis Cuyper in leven oud eopzigter dezer Colonie. Overleeden den 9 Mai, A. 1813, in den ouderdom van 66 jaaren 5 maanden en 18 dagen. Waarvan hy 50 agtereen volgende jaaren de Nederlanche Oost-Indien Compagnie hier in Bengale, met de meeste frouw en yver, gedient heeft. Zyne Assche ruste in Vreeden." ["The epitaph roughly translates to: “Here lies the brave and virtuous Cornelis Cuyper, Overseer of this colony. Died 9th May 1813, at the age of 66 years, 5 months and 18 days. Who for 50 successive years has served the Dutch East India Company here in Bengal with much faith and zeal. His ashes rest in peace."]
Occupation: 
Served for 52 years at the Dutch East India Company, during 50 of which he was a constant resident of Chinsurah. Later Master Attendant. Also former Resident of the VOC.
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This record has been created by:: 

Purba Hossain