Marija Rùsseaù1

F, #11648, b. before 29 January 1730
Father*Pierre Rousseau1 b. b 2 Sep 1703, d. b 9 Aug 1762
Mother*Marie Retiff1 b. b 10 Sep 1702, d. b 19 Apr 1739

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NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
Last Edited27/10/2014
Birth*Marija Rùsseaù was born before 29 January 1730 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismMarija Rùsseaù was baptized on 29 January 1730 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Daniel Rousseau and Maria Mouy.1
Marriage*She married Lowies Nel, son of Jean Néel and Susanna Fourie, on 27 December 1747 de Caep de Goede Hoop.2


Lowies Nel b. 16 Feb 1721
  • Johannes Petrus Nel4 b. 26 May 1749, d. 1 Jul 1814
  • Louis Nel5 b. b 14 Feb 1751
  • Susanna Nel3 b. b 11 Oct 1756
Names in the record, in publications, etc.An unknown date , the name of Marija was written in the record as Maria Rossouw.3


  1. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Den 29 Janùarij 1730; K: Marija; V: Pieter Rùsseaù; M: Marija Retief; G: Daniel Rùsseaù Marija Mooije.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  2. [S190] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p.625, 801. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R.
  3. [S190] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R, p.801.
  4. [S190] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R, p.625.
  5. [S329] Eric Swardt, "Die Nageslag van Harmen Jansz Potgieter", February 2006. Isabella POTGIETER, gedoop 9 Feb 1755, verw. nr. b6c8d1. Die troudatum word ook as 5 Des 1773 aangedui (Janett Melville). Sy trou Louis NEL, trou 1 Mei 1774 in Paarl,14 (seun van Louis NEL en Maria ROSSOUW) gedoop 14 Feb 1751, verw. nr. b2c3d2, woonplek in Swellendam. Louis: Hy vestig ook saam met Jacobus Potgieter aan die oorkant van Bruintjieshoogte.. Hereinafter cited as "Potgieter Register."

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