The book that Georgina has is also available on film from your local LDS
The number is FHL 795967 Item 7
Although the relatives GGparents, were not on it there were many references
to other members. It is actually a good read with lots of background
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gordon Allison" <gordona(a)alphalink.com.au>
Sent: Wednesday, October 04, 2006 10:34 PM
Subject: [SRILANKA] Struys family
I am writing to ask if you would be so very kind to look up the name
STRUYS for me please. I would be very grateful for information for any
reference to the name in this book please.
Hoping that you can find the time to have a look.
Best regards from Downunder.
Georgina Watkins wrote:
>In the book "List of inscriptions on tombstones and monuments in Ceylon"
>by J. Penry Lewis, published 1913, there are two Kochs listed in the
>section called "Obituary of the uncommemorated". I presume that the first
>line in each case is information in the church burial register, but not
>No. 1695 Jaffna
>June 13, 1822 at Jaffna, John Godfried KOCH Esq., lieutenant in the Dutch
>E.I. Company's Service, aged 54, leaving behind him nine children to
>lament his loss.
>(This second part is Penry Lewis's commentary.) He was the son of Godfried
>KOCH of Alt-Ruppin, Neywork, Brandenburg (now Germany), who was born 1734,
>went out to Ceylon in the ship 'Rosenberg' in 1755 and married, November
>9, 1760, Wilhelmina Magdalena ROVERT. Lt. J.G. Koch married Susanna
>Elizabeth BROHIER. Their son, Cyrus Godfried, married Jacomina Bernadina
>TOUSSAINT. Their son was the late Rev. Charles Alexander KOCH, Colonial
>Chaplain of Holy Trinity Church, Colombo.
>No. 1697 Jaffna
>June 17, 1836 at Jaffna, Mary Ann, wife of Mr. Louis Henry KOCH, only
>daughter of the late Lt. John KENNEDY, C.R.R., aged 20 years 32 days,
>leaving an infant child.
>Georgina Watkins, Hamburg
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