Jacob Gevers

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Jacob Gevers
Person Jacob Gevers
First name Jacob
Middle name(s)
Last name Gevers
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Occupation Mariner
Secondary shorebased occupation
Mariner occupation Captain, Master
Associated with ship(s) Wheele of ffortune (Master: Jacob Gevers)
Training Not apprentice
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Citizen Unknown
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Has opening text Jacob Gevers
Has signoff text Jacob Gevers
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Language skills German language
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Res town Hamburg
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Res country Germania
Birth year 1612
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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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Deposition date(s) Dec 16 1653, Feb 4 1654
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Ship classification
Type of ship Merchant ship
Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
Role in Silver Ship litigation None

Biographical synthesis

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

December 1653

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".[1]

February 1654

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".[2]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/68 f.223r
  2. HCA 13/68 f.492v