Johanna Gevaerts van Gansoyen - Countess of Nassau Beverweerd

Johanna Gevaerts van Gansoyen

Born 1733
Died 1779


Countess of Nassau Beverweerd


Daughter of Paulus Gevaerts, sometime Mayor of Dordrecht, and Alida Vivien. Married (1753) to Hendrik Karel van Nassau-La Lecq, Count of Nassau Beverweerd.

Life with Boswell: 

Boswell dined with her on November 26, 1763, writing that "she showed you much respect", and "The Countess takes you under her protection; all will go well...." He met with her regularly in the following months.