Gerrit Nieuwout1

M, #11113, b. before 2 May 1717
Father*Gerrit Willemsz3 b. c 1670
Mother*Anna van Wijk2 b. c 1698, d. a 1732
Father-StepCandidateIsaak Nieuwoudt2 b. c 1690

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Last Edited06/11/2014
Birth*Gerrit Nieuwout was born before 2 May 1717 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.4
BaptismGerrit Nieuwout was baptized on 2 May 1717 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.4 
Marriage*He married Jannetje Steenkamp, daughter of Jan Steenkamp and Gesina Visser, on 26 April 1739 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, Cabo de Goede Hoop.1,5
Names in the record, in publications, etc.2 May 1717, the name of Gerrit was written in the record as Gerrit Willemsz.4
NotesGerrit Nieuwout Essential reading regarding origins of Gerrit Nieuwoudt.3


  1. [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.
    " " [26 April 1739]. Gerrit Nieuwout van Cabo de Goede Hoop Burger aan Drakensteyn, J.M. en Jannetje Steenkamp van Cabo voornoemd. J.D.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  2. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records ( "; [Citing: Church Registers - Cape Town Congregation . . . 1717, 2 Maij; Gerrit; Gerrit Willemsz en Anna van Wyk; Arij van Wyk en Trijntje Harmensz]."
  3. [S735] Mansell G. Upham, "Was Gerrit Nieuwoudt really a NIEUWOUDT?", Capensis [Gerrit Nieuwoudt] 3/2001 (Augst 2001). Hereinafter cited as "Gerrit Nieuwoudt."
  4. [S736] VC 605 (NGK G1-8/2), NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town), 2012: [1717] [2 Maij] Gerrit
    Gerrit Willemsz, en Anna van Wijk
    Arij van Wijk, en Trijntje Harmensz., transcribed by Corney Keller, (1713-1742), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town).
  5. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records ( "; [Citing: Church Registers - Cape Town Congregation . . . 1717, 2 Maij; Gerrit; Gerrit Willemsz en Anna van Wyk; Arij van Wyk en Trijntje Harmensz] and notes that this is the only source he has for the individual Gerrit Willemsz and that it is possible it was an error, and should have been Isaac Niewout. I have assumed that this child Gerrit, is the same individual as Gerrit Nieuwoudt who married Johanna Steenkamp on 26 April 1739 in Drakenstein."

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