About the family
common ancestor for the Geelmuyden / Geelmuijden
family is Gerrit
Adriaensz van Geelmuyden.
He was born approx. 1632 in the town Genemuiden
(at that time spelled Geelmuyden) in Overijssel,
Only approx. 150 persons use the
Geelmuyden-name in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, England, USA og
When all descendents from
Gerrit are included we are several thousand
persons in the family.
How to find information about the family
this web site you may find information about the
family on several pages:
Under ”Contact information”
you will find a list of names, addresses and
contact information to our present relations.
Under ”Family tree” you will
find information about all known members of the
family. You may go directly to the person
you are interested in, and from there follow the
family relations. At the moment the family
tree include only key information about the
persons. Under "Family stories"
you may find more detailed information about
some of our ancestors.
Under "Family stories"
you may find stories and more detailed
information about some of our ancestors.
You may also find information about subjects of
interest to the family history. At the
moment we will not make available all the
biographies of all the family members. It
is necessary to do extensive work to secure the
quality of the stories, and to avoid making
public information that should be kept
private. But we hope that you often will
find new stories here.
”Guestbook” you may ask questions,
discuss subjects concerning the family or other
subjects of common interest to the family.
In the "Picture archive" you
may contribute with pictures concerning the
We hope you will use "Add
or correct info" to give information you
may have about the family, or to give
corrections to wrong information.
support group for the family history
for the family tree: Norwegian - English - Dutch
on the website