The widower Mathias Heesen was married on February 13, 1797 in Zuid-Beijerland to Geertruij Creutz from Spellen near Wesel in Germany. Geertruij was the widow of a Cornelis Heijstek with whom she had had 2 children: Lijsbet and Antonius. Mathias and Geertruij subsequently had an additional 5 children: Hendricus, Maria, Anna, Matthijs and Cornelis. Cornelis was born on August 20, 1808 in Rhoon, The Netherlands. He married and became the ancestor of my nephew Thom Bos. Cornelis died in Rhoon on August 20, 1890.
Mathias Heesen died on August 13, 1810 in Rhoon, when his youngest son Cornelis was not yet 2 years old. His widow Geertruij Creuts died on December 9, 1831 in Rhoon.