|Secondary shorebased occupation|
|Mariner occupation||Captain, Master|
|Associated with ship(s)||Wheele of ffortune (Master: Jacob Gevers)|
|Is apprentice of|
|Was apprentice of|
|Has opening text||Jacob Gevers|
|Has signoff text||Jacob Gevers|
|Signoff image||(Invalid transcription image)|
|Language skills||German language|
|First deposition age||41|
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|Deposition start page(s)||HCA 13/68 f.223r Annotate, HCA 13/68 f.492v Annotate|
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|Act book date(s)|
|Personal answer date(s)|
|Deposition date(s)||Dec 16 1653, Feb 4 1654|
|How complete is this biography?|
|Has infobox completed||Yes|
|Has synthesis completed||No|
|Has HCA evidence completed||No|
|Has source comment completed||No|
|Type of ship||Merchant ship|
|Silver Ship litigation in 1650s|
|Role in Silver Ship litigation||None|
Jacob Gevers (b. ca. 1612; d. ?). Mariner.
Master of the ship the Wheele of ffortune of Hamburg.
Resident in 1653 and 1654 in Hamburg.
Evidence from High Court of Admiralty
Forty-one year old Jacob Gevers deposed on December 16th 1653 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on an allegation on behalf of John Bolaert in the cause of "The Keepers of the Libertie of England by authoritie of Parliament against the silver laden aboard the shipp the Wheele of ffortune, Jacob Gevers, Captaine".
Jacob Gevers deposed on February 4th 1654 in the High Court of Admiralty. He was examined on an allegation on behalf of John Scothering and Paul Logerman in the cause of "The claime of John Scothering and Paul Logerman (sic) for their goods in the Peter Matthias Cornelison master".