Johannes van Helsdingen1

M, #11766, b. 1661, d. before 15 September 1710

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Last Edited23/09/2016
Birth*Johannes van Helsdingen was born in 1661 in Nederland.2,1
Marriage*He married Anna Myne before 1687 Nederland.2,1
Death*He died before 15 September 1710 de Caep de Goede Hoop.3,4


Anna Myne b. c 1670
Slave BirthsBefore 29 August 1705, Magtelt van de Caep was born in bondage and may have been owned by Johannes van Helsdingen de Caep de Goede Hoop.5
Slave TransactionsOn 6 April 1700 Titus van Madras was sold by Christiaan Kotze to Johannes van Helsdingen, for Rds. 40.6
Slaves owned by individualsJohannes van Helsdingen may have been the owner of Catryn van Batavia on 29 August 1705.5


  1. [S152] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 3 H-I (Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council, 1992), p. 296. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 3 H-I.
  2. [S635] E-mail from Jean van Helsdingen (e-mail address) to Delia Robertson, dated 29 June 2011 (Personal Library) "Johannes van Helsdingen, geb. 1661, huwde 1687 Anna Meijna Johannesdr. Stamvader der Kaapsche van Helsdingens.Arrived at the Cape in 1696 from Amsterdam."
  3. [S635] E-mail from Jean van Helsdingen to Delia Robertson, 29 June 2011 "MOOC 7/1/1;78 Testament van Johannes VAN HELSDINGEN en Anna MEYNEN gedateer 14.3.1696. Daar word na twee kinders verwys sonder enige verdere besonderhede. "Na gedane Collatie is deeze bevonden met sijn principale t'accordeeren".  Cabo de Goede Hoop 15.9.1710 [date filed]."
  4. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide - based on remarriage of spouse.
  5. [S502] Website Family Search (
  6. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 193. 6.4.1700: Titus from Madras (12), sold by Christiaan Kotze to Johannes van Helsdingen for Rds. 40.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  7. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town), (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch, Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).

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