Christian Gobrechts1

M, #11357, b. 1686, d. circa 1732

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NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
Last Edited15/08/2010
Birth*Christian Gobrechts was born in 1686 in Maagdeburg, Germany.1
Marriage*He married Sara Gauch, daughter of André Gauch and Jannetje de Clercq, circa 1721 de Caep de Goede Hoop.2,3
Marriage*He married Elisabeth Prévost, daughter of Charles Prévost and Marie le Fèvre, after 9 December 1722 de Caep de Goede Hoop.4,3
Death*He died circa 1732.1


Sara Gauch b. bt 1694 - 1695, d. b 9 Dec 1722
Baptisms - WitnessChristian Gobrechts and Jannetje de Clercq witnessed the baptism of Barent Gaùs on 25 May 1723 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.5
He and Elisabeth Prévost witnessed the baptism of Maria des Pres on 30 January 1724 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.6
He and Martha des Prez witnessed the baptism of Anna van Bellion on 11 June 1724 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.7


  1. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia of the Germans at the Cape, 1652-1806, Archives Year Book for South African History (Cape Town: Government Printer, Union of South Africa, 1946), p. 115. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  2. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia, p. 115, date estimated based on baptism of son Andries.
  3. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records ( "; citing 4 Estate Accounts - De Clercq, Johanna - 1748, starting 1748, finalised 8 August 1757, Cape Archives, MOOC 13/1/4, 2; Sara Gausch Andriesz: ... haar naglelaatene soon Andries Gobrechts in huwelijk verwekt met wijlen Christiaan Gobrechts."
  4. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia.
  5. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, 1723; Dito [en 25ste Dito (April)]; Barent zoon van Andries Gaùs en Johanna Conterma[N]. Getuijgen Christiaan Gobreght en Jannetje De Klerk.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  6. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1724; den 30ste Jann; Maria, dogther van Hercules des Pree de jonge en Martha Des Pree. Getuijgen Christiaan Gobreght en Elisabeth Prevoo.
  7. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1724; Den 11de Junij; Anna, Doghter van Bernardus van Bellion en Maria Walters, Getùijgen C: Gobregts en Martha Des Pres.
  8. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1722; Dito [Den 4de October]; Andries, zoon van Christiaan Gobreght en Sara Gaus. Getuijgen Johanna De Clerk.

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