The route to Oud-Vossemeer (dutch-opens in new window).Here
a link to a routeplanner (dutch)
Give as zip
postcode 4698 AJ in ! (Ambachtsherenhuis-Four Freedoms Monument)
Here the linkdeze
Routebeschrijving ! This opens in a new
window.. The American Roosevelts
Click here for Open monumentendag overview (dutch) september10.00 - 17.00 ! (use back to return here)
In NH church on Open Monumentendag material and presentation by webmaster about history Oud-Vossemeer from before 1256 !
and relation with Ro(o)sevelts, (webmaster is also related to Rosevelt) extended in 2009 and 2010 with new material.
Short 23 min excerpt from 1h10 min dutch version, this with NO SOUND, and english subtitles
Painting Justice from Jacob Xavery
1736/after 1779(see info on Xavery's below)with Rosevelt coat of arms, designed
and painted by Joannes Piepers, cut out by Adriaan van de Bilt
copy of this painting is also in the museum of Warm Springs,Georgia,USA and the
house of Eleanor Roosevelt !
Roosevelt has visited the Netherlands in 1910 and even knew some Dutch
In 1927 the American politician, secretary of Agriculture,later
1941-1945 vicepresident under FDR, Henry A. Wallace visited the "Rosevelt-
house" in Oud-Vossemeer. Vicepresident HAW On HAW
In 1929 and 1934 FDR's nephew Theodore Douglas Robinson visited Tholen to
search for the Roosevelt roots.
After his death in 1934 his search
continued with the friend of F.D.R. Grenville Temple Emmet.(1877-1937) 1933
[Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Netherlands] 1934 Envoy
Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Netherlands 1937 Envoy
Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Austria
On January 20 1937 Emmet held a CBS radio broadcast in the town hall of
our village. Links to Emmet: About
On June 20 1950 Eleanor Roosevelt visited our
She visited the "Rosevelt-house" and met with people who had
also the name Roosevelt.
Two recordings of Radio Netherlands Wereldomroep were made
of Elenaor Roosevelt and Ms. Jekel who invited her to the Roosevelthouse
on June 20, 1950.
(the daughter of Ms.Jekel then 13 years, has given me many leads
to the story of the Rosevelthouse)
There are still many people in Nederland with the
As in 2000(see special page) on Friday 13th June
2003 a group of 30 descendants of FDR visited Zeeland and Oud-Vossemeer, which
just had its annual fair (kermis). They visited the Roosevelt Study Centre
in Middelburg and the Dutch Reformed Church in Oud-Vossemeer.(and the fair)
The Roosevelt coat of arms dates from the 17th century.
It contains a rosebush with three rose flowers growing upon a grassy mound.
The crest is three ostrich feathers divided into red and white halves.
In heraldic terms it is described as:
Argent upon a grassy mound a rosebush bearing three roses gules barbed and seeded proper proper.
Crest and mantle:
Upon a torse argent and gules, Three ostrich plumes each per pale gules and argent, the mantling gules doubled argent.
A BIG MISTAKE in UN, not found in FOUR FREEDOMS , UN "security" Council has 5 permanent members with VETORIGHTS ! VETORIGHTS SHOULD BE REMOVED FOR ALL!
USA,Russia, China, UK and France don't bring the world to PEACE but to PIECES
All debates in UNSC are just hypocrism,
everyone knows either USA or Russia(invasion in Ukraine- migration weapon of Syrian refugees for Europe) or China will block any actions!
USA, Russia and China also don't recognize the International Crimininal Court.
The ICC has the jurisdiction to prosecute individuals for the international crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes
So remove the vetorights of USA,Russia,China, UK, France, and wars, refugees, poverty will be gone,
all members UN should rule the world, not just those 5 warmongers for $profit or gains.
In fact since 1900, Sykes-Picot, and treaty of Sevres.
Theodore Roosvelt 26st President
of the U.S.A. October 27 1858-January 06 1919
Also known for his nature conservation efforts. And gave his name also to
the teddybear !
NL: Diverse uitgaven in pdf engels over Roosevelt en afstamming Zie pagina American
Roosevelts EN: Several books english on Roosevelt family and
See page American Roosevelts.In pdf on
this site. NL: Om pdf bestanden te bekijken vind U hiereen simpele viewer. Geen
installatie nodig. EN: To view pdf's is herea simpel viewer. No installation required.