Jan Blignaut

M, #11086, b. before 20 June 1728, d. 30 January 1786
Father*Jan Blignaut1 b. c 1686, d. 2 Mar 1752
Mother*Anna Rousseau1 b. 8 Jul 1691, d. 28 Feb 1753

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Last Edited11/11/2014
Birth*Jan Blignaut was born before 20 June 1728 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismJan Blignaut was baptized on 20 June 1728 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Jacques Hugo, Jacques Hugo and Maria Mouy. This witness has not been positively identified but Jacques Hugo and Jacques Hugo is(are) potentially the correct individual(s.)2
Marriage*He married Rachel Grovè, daughter of Andreas Grovè and Anna Niël, on 23 March 1749 Drakenstein. The marriage was performed by Ds. Salomon van Echten.3
Death*He died on 30 January 1786 de Caep de Goede Hoop.4


  1. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Den 8 Junij 1728
    K: Jan; V: Jan Blignaut; M: Anna Rousseau; G: Jacob Hugo, Marija Mooy, Weduwe Retief. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  2. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Den 8 Junij 1728. K: Jan; V: Jan Blignaut; M: Anna Rousseau; G: Jacob Hugo, Marija Mooy, Weduwe Retief.
  3. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Personen in den Huwelyken Staat bevestigd door Predekant. Salomon van Echten.
    23 Maart [1749]. Jan Blignaut van Cabo de Goede Hoop Burger aan Drakenteyn J.M. en Rachel Grove van cabo. Voornd. J.D.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  4. [S153] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 1 A-C, HSRC SA Genealogies (Pretoria: Institute for Historical Research, Division Genealogical Research, Pretoria, 1986, 1989), ISBN 0-620-23962-X, p. 301. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 1.

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