Theo Somsen [P227]
A toast at the first meeting of the board in Lichtenvoorde on 07-02-1998. last row, l-r: Ada Somsen, Derk Somsen, Wim Somsen and Gree van Daatselaar-Somsen; front row, l-r: Theo Somsen, Johan Somsen and Helmut Somsen. [ Click for larger image]
"Welcome to this Somsen-reunion and more than welcome in the region where we all come from originally!", thus Theo Somsen
opens this festive meeting of relatives with a warm ring in his
The writers-duo Derk and Theo
should certainly be placed in a golden frame.
"As far as we know there are no family-books that are bilingual.
So that is unique", thus Theo
The spoken texts are brief and clear, "which is clever, especially when a Somsen
is involved, for they love chattering so much", according to Theo
In the opening sentence this morning Theo
conveys the same thought.
is coming to a conclusion.
quotes the words from a beautiful letter by one of our relatives from America.
Authors Derk J. Somsen and Theo D.F. Somsen; ISBN 90-803494-1-0; NUGI 647
Further information: Mr T.D.F.Somsen, Hindenhoek 11, 8172AC VAASSEN, +31.578.572867
Last summer we once more received one of those family books which not only the members of the family will search through with a great deal of interest, but also many other people.
What other people?
Well, genealogists for example.
Not only those genealogists who traced down the name of Somsen
in their own ancestry, but also many others.