Pieter van Niekerk

M, #10797, b. before 2 April 1702
Father*Cornelis Gerritsz van Nieukerk1,2 b. c 1670, d. b 15 Aug 1710
Mother*Maria van der Westhuijsen1,2 b. b 6 Oct 1675

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Last Edited16/09/2016
Birth*Pieter van Niekerk was born before 2 April 1702 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.3
BaptismPieter van Niekerk was baptized on 2 April 1702 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Johannes Pfeiffer, Maria Hendriks and Maria van der Westhuijsen. This witness has not been positively identified but Maria Hendriks and Maria van der Westhuijsen is(are) potentially the correct individual(s.)4 
Marriage*He married Maria Talefer, daughter of Pierre Taillefert and Marie Marais, on 14 November 1734 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.5
Names in the record, in publications, etc.14 November 1734, the name of Pieter was written in the record as Pieter van Nieukerken.5


  1. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records (www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk) "http://www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk/vanderwesthuizen/…, last accessed on 30 October 2010; viz: 18 Church Register - Cape Town Congregation, Consulted in various forms, microfilm and VOC 603 (photographed), originals in the Nederduits Gereformeerde Argief, Stellenbosch, VC 603, VC 604, VC 605, VC 644
    1702, 02 April
    van Corneils Nieukerk en Maria vande Westhuijsen
    onder getuygen van Johanna Phijfer en Maria vande Westhuijsen
    gent. Pieter
    Elisabeth Matthysen van de Caap jongd:."
  2. [S226] GISA, South African Genealogies 6 N, GISA SA Genealogies (Stellenbosch, South Africa: Genealogical Institute of South Africa, 2000), p.258. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 6 N.
  3. [S736] VC 605 (NGK G1-8/2), NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town), 2012, transcribed by Corney Keller, (1713-1742), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town).
  4. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "[1702] 2 April van Cornelis van Nieùkerk en Maria van de Westhùijsen, onder getuyge van Johannes Phijffer en Maria van de Westhuijsen gent. Pieter
    https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/…, last accessed 19 May 2012
    [DR: It is possible that the scribe mistakenly wrote the name of the mother as witness, when it was Maria Hendriks, wife of the first witness.]."
  5. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Den 14 9br [1734]. Pieter van Nieukerken van Cabo Burger alhier Jongm: met Maria Talefer van Cabo. J.D.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.

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