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Geboren te Hoorn,Douwe-Jan Andreas, zoon van Fifi Macrander en Marcel POSTHUMA

English translation: Born in Hoorn, to Fifi Macrander and Marcel Posthuma a son named Douwe-Jan Andreas

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23:46 Apr 25, 2001
Dutch to English translations [Non-PRO]
Dutch term or phrase: Geboren te Hoorn,Douwe-Jan Andreas, zoon van Fifi Macrander en Marcel POSTHUMA
The text appears on a website of a journal for announcements of births, deaths, and weddings.
Chip Heinrich
English translation:Born in Hoorn, to Fifi Macrander and Marcel Posthuma a son named Douwe-Jan Andreas
Explanation:
This would be a more formal translation of your question.

Hoorn is a little town/city on the shores of the Ijsselmeer ( the former Zuiderzee)

Hope this helps!
Selected response from:

Elizabeth van der Veen
Grading comment
It very much helped to see the last name Posthuma not in all caps. The all caps was a reference that I didn't understand and therefore written in this way it was easier understood to have it expained to me.
Thank you.
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naBorn in Hoorn, to Fifi Macrander and Marcel Posthuma a son named Douwe-Jan AndreasElizabeth van der Veen
naBorn in Hoorn, Douwe-Jan Andreas, son of Fifi Macrander and Marcel POSTHUMA
Marijke Mayer


  

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Born in Hoorn, Douwe-Jan Andreas, son of Fifi Macrander and Marcel POSTHUMA


Explanation:
The reason the POSTHUMA part is spelled in caps is that Douwe-Jan Andreas last name is POSTHUMA, his father's name.
Hoorn is a city on the former Zuiderzee, now IJsselmeer. Call if you need more information: +31 79 351 8331
Marijke Mayer


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Marijke Mayer
Netherlands
Local time: 01:51
Native speaker of: Dutch
PRO pts in pair: 525

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Born in Hoorn, to Fifi Macrander and Marcel Posthuma a son named Douwe-Jan Andreas


Explanation:
This would be a more formal translation of your question.

Hoorn is a little town/city on the shores of the Ijsselmeer ( the former Zuiderzee)

Hope this helps!


    Dutch native. Very well read in history both in English and Dutch
Elizabeth van der Veen
PRO pts in pair: 10
Grading comment
It very much helped to see the last name Posthuma not in all caps. The all caps was a reference that I didn't understand and therefore written in this way it was easier understood to have it expained to me.
Thank you.
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