Pieter Betram Oortmans1

M, #11612, b. 1681/82

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NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
Last Edited16/09/2021
Birth*Pieter Betram Oortmans was born in 1681/82 in Köln.2,3,1
Marriage*He married Maria Hendriks, daughter of Lysbeth van Bengale, on 9 September 1714 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.4,3,1
Marriage*He married Christina Kruijsman, daughter of Arnoldus Kruijsman and Maria Vosloo, circa 1721 de Caep de Goede Hoop.5
Baptisms - WitnessPieter Betram Oortmans witnessed the baptism of Lodewicùs Pretorius on 31 August 1721 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.6


  1. [S332] Webpage tanap.net (http://databases.tanap.net/mooc/) (Original records held by Western Cape Archives and Records Service, Roeland Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa) "Pages accessed on 7 May 2009:
  2. [S599] Maria Hendrix and Pieter Bertram Oortman will (19 January 1720), Maria Hendrix and Pieter Oortman Will MOOC 7/1/2: . . .dat op hùijden in den Jaare na de geboorte onses Heeren en Salig..kens Jesù Christi een dùijsent seven hondert en twintig op den 19e dag den maand Janùarij des avonds de Clokke omtrent 7 ùùren voor my Daniel Thibaùlt Secretaris van den Agt[…] Raad van Jùstitie deeses goùvernments in 't bij weesen van de naargen [?] getùijgen in Eijgenen persoonen gecompaneert ese Versekeren sijn, den Bùrger Pieter Bertram oortman geboortige van Ceùlen où tùsschen de 38 en 39 Jaaren, en Maria Hendrix geboortige van Cabo de Goede Hoop oùd tùsschen de 65 en 66 Jaaren Wedu wijlen den bùrger Johannes Pijffer, Egte Luiden . . ., Western Cape Archives and Records Service, Roeland Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. Hereinafter cited as Maria Hendrix and Pieter Oortman Will.
  3. [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), OORTMANN, PETER BERTRAM (S Ortman).-Cologne. So. 1709, later (1714), burgher. ~(1) 9.9.1714 Maria Hendriks, wid. Johannes Pfeifer (q.v.); (2) Christina Krcutzmann, d. of Arnoldus Kreutzmann (q.v.). In 1722 he was ordered by the Council of Policy to return to Europe. He took his wife with him and lived at Rheinberg. (CJ 1258: 20; Rq. I715-16: 100; Rq. 1722: 16; Letters desp. O.C., 11, nrs. 10 and 23.). Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  4. [S733] VC 621, NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town) transcribed by Corney Keller: 9 7b:r [9 September 1714] Pieter [Bertram Oortmans], van [Cologne], en Maria Hendriks, van Cabo, wed:e [Johanes Pfeiffer], (1713-1756), Cape Town Archives Repository, Private Bag X9025, Cape Town, South Africa, 021-4624050. Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town).
  5. [S654] Mansell Upham 'What can't be cured, must be endured … Cape of Good Hope - first marriages & baptisms (1652-1665)', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (http://e-family.co.za/ffy/ui66.htm), January 2012. "he marries (2) Christina Kruijsman (daughter of Maria Vosloo & Arnoldus Kreutzmann (from Mörs)."
  6. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, 1721; Den 31ste Dito [Aùgùst:]; Lodewicùs, Zoon van Jan Pretoriùs en Lena Vosloo. Getùijge Pieter Betram Oortman.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.

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