J.G. Heeres was a Roman Catholic priest and also headmaster
of the Pius Institution in Amsterdam - the above is written
on the title page of his book.
Joannes Gerardus Heeres was born on August 15, 1835 at
Sappemeer. He studied at Rijsenburg and on August 10, 1862
he was ordained as a priest. Starting in 1871 he was editor
at the 'Nieuwe IJselbode' and from September 1872 up to October
1881 he was editor of 'de Tijd'. We discovered that prior
to that he was also a priest in Blaricum. Joannes Gerardus
died on October 28, 1896 at Bunnik, 61 years old.