Welcome to the website of Henriėtte en Gerard!
This page is a translation of our Dutch homepage on behalf of our
foreign visitors. The site consists of two parts;
The main one is a pre-issue of the family tree research of the Runsink
ancestors. The illustrious family of Henriėtte.
Since 1811, an other branch bears the name Runsing.
If you don't have any interest in genealogy, but are interested in
"the sweetheart of our neighbourhood", then click on this
About the pedigree research Runsink; It started in december 1999.
Already soon it became clear, that we were dealing with a family that has
left many ancient traces in the city of Groningen in the Netherlands.
The first mentioning dates from 1479. But connected generations with
complete families we have as from about 1535.
For centuries they were working in self-employed professions.
A book with their life stories based upon all findings is currently being
made. But in vieuw of the amount of material found, it will take some time to
In september 2003 I held a presentation at a cousin reunion of our
family branch. Stating the broad line of the family history as
discovered at that moment. It concerned: