Joost Taets van Amerongen

Joost Taets van Amerongen

Born 1761
Died 1817

Alias: 

Baron van Amerongen

Biography: 

Son of Gerard van Amerongen and Anna Susanna Hasselaer. Married (1781) to Susanna Arnoldina van der Goes (1763-1826).

Life with Boswell: 

Boswell mentions that on February 25, 1764, possibly at Madame Lockhorst's, the young child said about Boswell that "He is in love with my aunt", i.e. Madame Geelvinck - which was at the time quite correct.