James Boswell's uncle John was a member of a sect known as the Glasites.
Catharina Johanna MosselBorn 1741 at Negapatnam in Dutch Coromandel (present day Tamil Nadu, India)
Died Aug 06, 1795 at Antwerpen
Born in the Dutch East Indies, daughter of Jacob Mossel (d. 1761) and Adriana Appels (d. 1743).1 Married (1759?) to Gerard Maximiliaan Taets van Amerongen (1727-1788).
- 1. The later Madame d'Amerongen was apparently the second daughter of Jacob and Adriana named Catharina Johanna. The first one died aged 3 sometime before 1741.
Life with Boswell:
Madame Geelvinck probably introduced Boswell and Madame Amerongen to each other on February 7, 1764.