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Genealogy of the families van Dort


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The Muiden and Amsterdam family van Dort

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Background about the family van Dort from Amsterdam and Muiden

In mid 17th century Manuel Isaac van Dort lived in Amsterdam. He was Jewish and is said to come from Dordrecht. One of his descendants went to Java, Indonesia around 1850. Indonesia was a colony of The Netherlands from early 17th Century till 1948. The family worked in very different professions, but more than one of them worked in an area related to sugar production.

Wieteke van Dort
The most famous descendant of Manuel Isaac van Dort is Wieteke van Dort. She is a famous Dutch theatre and TV personality and also wrote poetry. In one of her shows she plays the character of Tante Lien, an Indische woman. About the Indische Nederlanders (Indonesian Dutchmen) you can read more here. After the independency of Indonesia in 1948 the family moved to Holland, mainly to The Hague. 13)

Live steam
Rob van Dort is an expert on live steam trains. He is chariman and editor of the National Dutch Society of Model Engineers and can be found on most of the shows.

Owner/Source  Mascha van Dort 
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octobre 1996 - march 2007, created by Mascha van Dort, Delft, The Netherlands.