Elizabeth van Wijck1

F, #13492, b. circa 1680, d. before 3 May 1722

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NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695
Last Edited23/09/2016
Birth*Elizabeth van Wijck was born circa 1680, probably at the Cape.2,1
Marriage De facto* Circa 1700 Elizabeth van Wijck and Joost Pietersz van Dyk were in a de facto relationship de Caep de Goede Hoop.3  
Marriage*She married Nikolaus von Wielligh on 21 August 1718 de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
Marriage De facto Circa 1698 Elizabeth van Wijck and Jan Lambertz Meijburgh were in a de facto relationship de Caep de Goede Hoop.4  
Death*She died before 3 May 1722 de Caep de Goede Hoop.1

Family 1

Jan Lambertz Meijburgh b. b 25 Jan 1665
  • Aeltie Myburg7 b. b 2 Mar 1699

Family 2

Joost Pietersz van Dyk b. c 1662, d. b 17 Jun 1718
  • Willem van Dyk3 b. b 24 Apr 1701, d. b 4 Oct 1733
  • Johannes van Dyk8 b. b 14 Jun 1705

Family 3


Family 4

Nikolaus von Wielligh b. c 1690
  • Margaretha von Wielligh1 b. b 17 Jul 1706, d. b 4 Jun 1730
  • Matthys von Wielligh1 b. b 6 Oct 1709
  • Nikolaas von Wielligh1 b. b 25 Oct 1711
  • Jacobus von Wielligh1 b. b 1 Apr 1714
  • Johanna von Wielligh1 b. b 3 May 1716
  • Hermanus von Wielligh1 b. b 14 Aug 1718
Baptisms - WitnessElizabeth van Wijck potentially witnessed the baptism of Arent van de Caeb on 6 August 1702 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop, this witness has not been positively identified.5,6
NotesElizabeth van Wijck The attached article on Elizabeth van Wijck by Margaret Cairns is essential reading.


  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), VON WIELLIGH, NIKOLAUS (S in MOOC 14: 212).-Hamburg. Arr. with Kolbe, who had chosen him to be his assistant, "schoon by van de mathesis niets wist en daarenboven in cyferen en andere leeroeffeningen onervaren was, bolzalven hetgeen ik hem reeds had geleert". (Kolbe, 1, p. 29.) So. 1705-8, later burgher. ~ (1) 21.8.1718 Elisabeth van Wyk; (2) 3.5.1722 Adriana van Dam, d. of Abraham Pietersz v. Dam of Dirksland and Catharina Smits (Test. O.C. 7: 35); (3) 4.3.172 Maria Cleef, d. of Nikolaus Cleef (q.v.). Children: Margaretha (17.7.1706), Matthys (6.10.1709), Nikolaas (25.10.1711), Jacobus (1.4.1714), Johanna (3.5.1716), Hermanus (14.8.1718), Gesina (25.4.1723), Maria (28.4.1726), Barbara (24.10.1734). 9.3.1743. (GMR 1705-8; G.R. nr. 1076; Test. O.C. 2: 129, 3: 66, 6: 110; Rq. CJ 807: 23.). Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  2. [S541] Margaret Cairns, "Elizabeth van Wyk 1658 - 1720", Familia (Elizabeth van Wyk 1658 - 1720) Vol. 3 (1975): The strong probability is that she was born at the Cape and the only document found that concerns her intimately, namely her marriage certificatc states that she was 'of the Cape of Good Hope' and should be accepted. But who were her parents'? [Date is estimated by compiler.]. Hereinafter cited as "Elizabeth van Wyk 1658 - 1720."
  3. [S541] Margaret Cairns, "Elizabeth van Wyk 1658 - 1720", Elizabeth produced another child, this time a son, Willem by Joost Pieterse van Dyk and he was baptised as their issue on 21.1.1701.
  4. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): 2 Mart 1699. een kint van Jan Lambertz Myburg en Lijsbet van Wyck, onder getuyge van Christianus Boerdo[.n] en Constanty vande Cust gent: - Aeltie, (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).
  5. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "[6 Aug: 1702] van Arent de Mallebaar, en Maria van Nagepatnam, onder getuyge van Jan Hendrikse van Elwe en Lysabeth van Wyk, gent. — Arent
  6. [S629] Personal communications between Mansell Upham and Delia Robertson, 2010-present. Slaven Kinders der Vrijborgers of Comp[agnies]. Dienaeren: 6 Aug:[ustus] [1702] van Arent de Mallebaar, en Maria van Nagepatnam, onder getuyge van Jan Hendrikse van Elwe en Lijsbeth van Wyk gen:[aem]t Arent.
  7. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records (www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk) "http://www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk/basson/I088.html, last accessed on 24 July 2010; 2 Mart: 1699 Een kint van Jan Lambertsz Myburg en Lijsbet van Wyck, onder getuyge van Christiaan [Boedo.n] en Constanty van der [Cust] gent. Aeltie."
  8. [S541] Margaret Cairns, "Elizabeth van Wyk 1658 - 1720", In 1705 a further child of this couple was baptised but seems to have died in infancy. b4 Johannes bap. 14.1.1705. [DR: In some sources this child is called Johanna]
  9. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia, p.461; Elisabeth v. Wyk had two more children: Willem v. Dyk, by Joost Pietersz v. Dyk (bapt. 14.6.1705) and Christina Matthysen. (Bdlr. 2: 85.) Cf. Johann Jacob Stockfleth and Caspar Heinrich Badenhorst.

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