The Dutch Cemetery in Chinsurah: A Digital Archive of Memories

Joachim Spiegel

Last Name: 
Spiegel
First Name: 
Joachim
Spatial: 
year of death: 
1794
date of death: 
04.02.1794
Age at death: 
45
Gender: 
Male
Relationships: 
Husband of Mrs. Margaret Ann Spiegel.
Full Epitaph: 
Hier legt begraaven Joachim Spiegel, die na zyn leeftyd in eerlyke vlyt besteed te hebben is overleeden op den 4 Feb 1794 in het 45 jaar zynes ouderdom zeer betrenrd door zyne weduwe Margaret Ann Spiegel, dee ter zyner welverdien de gedagtenis deezen graf, zerk heft opgerecht. [This roughly translates to: “Here are deposited the bodily remains of Joachim Spiegel who after a well-spent life here in honest industry departed hence the 4th of Feb 1794, 45 years of age, much regretted by his relict Mrs. Margaret Ann Spiegel, who, to his well-deserved memory, erected this monument”]
Occupation: 
Inn-keeper
Detailed information: 

Mentioned in 'The Life of John Thomas, Surgeon the Earl of Oxford East Indiaman, and First Baptist Missionary to Bengal', 1873 as maintaining "a sort of hotel at Chinsura", where probably William Carey had once stayed.

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This record has been created by:: 

Purba Hossain