Maria van Staden

F, #10620, b. before 22 January 1702
Father*Martinus van Staden1 b. 1675, d. bt 6 Sep 1707 - Dec 1707
Mother*Aletta van der Merwe1 b. 30 Apr 1684, d. 30 Sep 1729

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Last Edited05/11/2016
Birth*Maria van Staden was born before 22 January 1702 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2,1
BaptismMaria van Staden was baptized on 22 January 1702 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town). The baptism was witnessed by Elsje Cloete and Willem Schalks van der Merwe.3 
Marriage*She married Francois Smit, son of Jan Smit and Adriana Tol, on 19 November 1719 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.4,1
(Beneficiary) Inventory An unknown person benefitted from the estate of Aletta van der Merwe on 15 November 1729 de Caep de Goede Hoop as specified in the inventory.5


  1. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p. 917. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z.
  2. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records ( ", accessed on 6 June 2009."
  3. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): [22 Jan: 1702] van Martinus van Staden en Aletta Schalk, onder getuijge van Willem Schalk met Elsje Kloete gent: - Maria, (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch, Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).
  4. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Anno 1719; Den 19 Novb. Francois Smit van Cabo, jongman met Maria van Staden Jongedogter.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  5. [S597] Inventory of the personal estate of Aletta van der Merwe of Cape Town, South Africa, taken 15 November 1729 (Western Cape Archives and Records Service, MOOC8/5.24).

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