- Simon Jervis
German family of cabinetmakers.
(b Mülheim, Jan 30, 1711; d Herrnhut, March 1, 1793).
He was apprenticed to his father, Abraham Roentgen, and remained in Mülheim (now a suburb of Cologne) until 1731, when he set off as a journeyman to The Hague, Rotterdam, Amsterdam and London. In London Roentgen worked for a number of cabinetmakers, including, in ...