Christian Elers1

M, #11682, b. circa 1670, d. before 3 January 1705/6

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NGK (Cape Town) Marriages1695-1712NGK (Cape Town) Marriages 1695-1712
NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
Last Edited09/02/2017
Birth*Christian Elers was born circa 1670.1
 
Marriage*He married Barbe-Thérèse de Savoye, daughter of Jacques de Savoye and Christine du Pont, before 15 September 1697.1,2
 
Death*He died before 3 January 1705/6.3
 

Family

Barbe-Thérèse de Savoye b. b 20 May 1674
Children
Names in the record, in publications, etc.25 October 1699, the name of Christian was written in the record as Christians de Bacre.4
Baptisms - WitnessChristian Elers and Marie de Lanoy witnessed the baptism of Johanna Snijman on 25 October 1699 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.5,6
NotesOn 13 March 1701 Christian Elers and Hermanus Elers may have been related, perhaps even brothers.
On 9 September 1703 Christian Elers and David Elers were probably related.
Slave TransactionsOn 19 January 1696 Isak van Trancquebaer was sold by Christiaen van Alst to Christian Elers, for Rds. 100.7
On 5 January 1697 Hendrik van Trancquebare was sold by Jan Pietersz: van Vleugel to Christian Elers, for Rds. 72.8
On 25 June 1697 Francois van Cochin was sold by Hendrik Gravia to Christian Elers, fpr Rds. 75.9
On 23 November 1697 Andries van Bengale was sold on behalf of Laurens Witboom by Johannes Cleijn to Christian Elers, for Rds. 65.10
On 23 November 1697 Isaak van Bengale on behalf of Johan Willaars by Johannes Cleijn to Christian Elers, for Rds. 70.11
On 30 November 1697 Rachel van Madagascar was sold by Jan Kotze to Christian Elers, for Rds. 110.12
On 2 December 1697 Jannetje van Madagascar was sold by Catrina Backers to Christian Elers, for Rds. 30. In this transaction the toddler, said to be 4 years old, but in reality half that age, was separated from her mother, Mary van Madagascar.13
On 23 January 1700 Andries van Madagascar was sold by Heribert Dompselaar to Christian Elers, for Rds. 80.14
On 23 January 1700 Titus van Madagascar was sold by Heribert Dompselaar to Christian Elers, for Rds. 70.15
On 23 January 1700 Pieter van Madagascar was sold by Heribert Dompselaar to Christian Elers, for Rds. 60.16
On 3 February 1700 Thomas van Madagascar was sold by an unknown person to Jan Bout and Christian Elers, for Rds. 60.17

Citations

  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. 87. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  2. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town), 1695-1712: "Kerkboek 1695-1712," p. 101, 3 Jan 1706, marriage entry for Elias Kina and Barbara de Savoije
    1706
    3 Jan:
    Elias Kina van Amst:m jongm:
    met Barbara de Savoije van Gent
    wed:e wylen Christiaan Elers, transcribed by Corney Keller, (24 Mar 2012), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town).
  3. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town) transcribed by Corney Keller: "Kerkboek 1695-1712," p. 101, 3 Jan 1706, marriage entry for Elias Kina and Barbara de Savoije, 24 Mar 2012, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/
  4. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Le 25 diton [Octobre] 1699     Janne fille de Christoffle Senaymant et de Marguerite Savoije le temoins et Christians de Bacre et Marie Delanoy pour marraine …. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  5. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Le 25 diton [Octobre] 1699 Janne fille de Christoffle Senaijmant et de Marguerite Savoye le temoins et Christians de Bacre et Marie Delanoy pour marraine. [DR: Corrected transcription from Cape Mothers]
  6. [S203] Mansell Upham 'Cape Mothers: Groote Catrijn van Paliacatta (c. 1631-1683), her slave Maria van Bengale & her daughter-in-law Marguerite-Thérèse de Savoye (1673-1742)', 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), October 2014. "Le 25 diton [Octobre] 1699 Janne fille de Christoffle Senaijmant et de Marguerite Savoye le temoins et Christians de Bacre et Marie Delanoy pour marraine."
  7. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.171. 19.1.1696, p. 17: Isak from Trancquebaer (20), sold by Christiaan van Alst to Christiaen Ehlers (signature Elers) for Rds. 100.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  8. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 175. 5.1.1697, p. 133: Hendrik from Trancquebare (10), sold by Jan Pietersz van Vleugel to Christiaan Elers for Rds. 72.
  9. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 179. 25.6.1697, p. 201: Francois from Cochin (20), sold by Hendrik Gravia, Rear Admiral on the Driebergen. to Christiaan Elers for Rds. 75.
  10. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 181. 23.11.1697, p. 272 (verso); Andries from Bengal (20), sold by Johannes Clijn, (signature Clein) assistant, on behalf of Lourens Witboom, first mate of the Bantham, to Christiaen Elers for Rds. 65.
  11. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 181. 23.11.1697, p. 273 (verso): Izaak from Bengal (23), sold on written authority signed 31.6.1697, by Johannes Clein on behalf of Jan WiIlarts who had by then left on the Cattendijk, to Christiaan Elers for Rds. 70.
  12. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 181. 30.11.l697, p. 275: Rachal from Madagascar (20), sold by Jan Cotze to Christiaan Elers for Rds. 110.
  13. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 181. 2.12.1697, p. 278 (verso): Jannetje from Madagascar (4), sold by Catarina Backers to Christiaen Elers for Rds. 30.
  14. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 191. 23.1.1700: Andries from Madagascar (18), sold by Heribertus van Dompse1aar to the free baker Christiaan Eilers for Rds. 80.
  15. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 191. 23.1.1700: Titus from Madagascar (18), sold by Heribertus van Dompselaar to the free baker Christiaan Ei1ers for Rds. 70.
  16. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 191. 23.1.1700: Pieter from Madagascar (20), sold by Heribertus van Dompselaar to Christiaan Eilers for Rds. 60.
  17. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 192. 3.2.1700: Thomas from Madagascar (20), sold by Jan Bout to Christiaan Eilers for Rds. 60.
  18. [S736] VC 605 (NGK G1-8/2), NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town), 2012, transcribed by Corney Keller, (1713-1742), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town).
  19. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town), (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/, http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).
 

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