M, #13457, b. circa 1710
|NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1740||NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1749|
|Birth*||Nicolaas Piltjé was born circa 1710 in More.1|
|Marriage*||He married Lijsbet Knoetsen, daughter of Cornelis Knoetsen and Dirkje Helm, on 7 August 1740 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.1|
|Vrijbriewen and Burgher Status||Nicolaas Piltjé became a burgher on 7 August 1740, in Dutch vryburgher or vrijburgher, initially a status in which a soldier or other employee of the VOC was released from their contractual obligations to the VOC and permitted to farm, become a tradesman, or work for others. Subsequently some individuals, including the Huguenot refugees, were brought to the Cape specifically to farm and were burghers from the time of their arrival Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.1|
- [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.
7 Augustus . Nicolaas Piltjé van More Burger aan Drakensteijn. J.M. en Elizabeth Knoetze van Cabo de Goede Hoop J.D.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.