Regina Jacomina Croes’ Poetry Album


Regina Jacomina Croes’ Poetry Album

June 4th 2015 Mrs. Ellen Henriquez and Mrs. Diandra Alders donated a poetry album which once belonged to Mrs. Regina Jacomina Croes (1819-1897). The album contains 16 poems written on Aruba between 1847 and 1880.

Ms. Regina Croes was born on Aruba on November 10th, 1819. She married the Frenchman Louis Bazin (1793-1853) who was owner of the plantation “Mon Plaisir”. After the passing of her husband, Louis Bazin, Regina Jacomina Croes married the Italian Pietro Guiseppe Frigerio (1823-1863).

The poems were written by:
Anthony Croes (1847), Constancia Thielen (1847), Louis Bazin (1847), Constancia Thielen (1847), Susanna Maria Schultz (1847), Frederik Bennebroek Gravenhorst (1847), Magdalena S. Croes (1850), Borchard S. Croes (1850), Anna E. van der Biest (1852), Jacob Thielen (1847), Anna E. van der Biest (1852), Pietro Guiseppe Frigerio (1861), Unknown Person (1870), Gerard Evert Zeppenfeldt (1870), Unknown Person (1870), Guiseppina M. Frigerio (1880).

Mr. Wim Rutgers published an article about the poetry album in 2018. Both the poetry album and the article can be viewed here

Poesia di Louis Bazin dedica na su esposa Regina Jacomina Croes riba e fecha di su 28 cumpleaños.