Pieter Rùssaù1

M, #11650, b. circa 15 August 1727
Father*Pierre Rousseau1 b. b 2 Sep 1703, d. b 9 Aug 1762
Mother*Sophia van der Merwe1 b. b 18 Apr 1706, d. Aug 1727

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NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
Last Edited19/10/2014
Birth*Pieter Rùssaù was born circa 15 August 1727 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2,1
BaptismPieter Rùssaù was baptized on 4 October 1727 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Anne Prévost and Schalk van der Merwe.1


  1. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Den 4 October 1727; K: Pieter; V: Pieter Rùssaù; M: Sophia van de Merwen overleden; G: Schak Willezen van der Merwen, Anna Provo.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  2. [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) "Date of birth estimated because in the inventory of his mother's estate dated 17 November 1727, her son is said to be three months old.
    Reference no.: MOOC8/4.110
    Sophia van der Merwe
    15 November 1727
    J:s de Grandpreez
    Inventaris mitsgaders taxatie der goederen naargelaten en met 'er dood ontruijmt door Sophia van der Merwe huijsvrouw van den landbouwer Pieter Rossou ten voordeele van haar naargelatene
    soontje gen:t Pieter Rossou de jonge oud 3 maanden      ter een'er
    en haar voorn: man      ter andere zijde."

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