Pauwl Retif1

M, #11639, b. before 7 October 1714
Father*François Retif1 b. 2 Feb 1663, d. 24 Sep 1721
Mother*Maria Mouy1 b. 15 May 1685, d. 21 Sep 1758

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NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1740NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1749
Last Edited07/11/2014
Birth*Pauwl Retif was born before 7 October 1714 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismPauwl Retif was baptized on 7 October 1714 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Jean Louis du Plessis and Magdalena Rousseau. This witness has not been positively identified but Jean Louis du Plessis is(are) potentially the correct individual(s.)1
Marriage*He married Dorothea Milius, daughter of Johann Heinrich Mylius and Hester Roùx, on 10 February 1743 Drakenstein. This record appears on two pages - both attached as exhibits.2,3,4


Dorothea Mylius b. b 22 Aug 1717
  • Johannes Hendrik Retief4 b. b 28 Nov 1756
Names in the record, in publications, etc.10 February 1743, the name of Pauwl was written in the record as Paul Retief.2


  1. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Anno 1714; do [8br 7]; Paùwl, soon van Francois Retieff en Marie Moùij, getùijgen Jan Loùies Dù Pleaisi, en Magdalena Roùsseaù.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  2. [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.
    10 February [1743]. Paul Retief van Cabo de Goede Hoop Burger aan Drakensteyn Jongman en Dorothea Milius van Cabo voornoemd Jonge Dogter.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  3. [S150] Edited & augmented by GISA Originally compiled by J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 5 L-M, GISA SA Genealogies (Stellenbosch, South Africa: Genealogical Institute of South Africa, 1999), p.522. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 5 L-M.
  4. [S190] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p.777. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R.

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