Margaretha von Wielligh1

F, #13499, b. before 17 July 1706, d. before 4 June 1730
Father*Nikolaus von Wielligh1 b. c 1690
Mother*Elizabeth van Wijck1 b. c 1680, d. b 3 May 1722

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NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695
Last Edited16/10/2016
Birth*Margaretha von Wielligh was born before 17 July 1706 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismMargaretha von Wielligh was baptized on 17 July 1706 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town). The baptism was witnessed by Margaretha Kool and Pierre la Grange.2,1,3 
Marriage*She married Christiaan Victor, son of Jacobus Victor and Candas van Pattana, on 17 October 1728 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).4
Death*She died before 4 June 1730 de Caep de Goede Hoop, when her husband remarried as a widower.5


  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. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): Eoden [17 Jul 1707] Nicolaes van Weli, en Elisabet van Wijck onder getuijgen van Pieter Lagrangie, en Margareta Cool eghte luijden - Margarita, (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch, Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).
  3. [S542] E-mails from Mansell Upham (e-mail address) to Delia Robertson, 2000 to 2008 (Personal Library, Email Upham) "Margaretha van Wielligh baptized 17 July 1707 (witnesses: Pieter Lagrantjie [la Grange] & his wife Margareta Cool)."
  4. [S733] VC 621, NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town) transcribed by Corney Keller: 17e ditto [October 1728] Christiaan Victor van Cabo de Goede Hoop, jongm:, met Margareta van Wieling van Cabo voor:nt, jonge dogter., (1713-1756), Cape Town Archives Repository, Private Bag X9025, Cape Town, South Africa, 021-4624050. Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town).
  5. [S733] VC 621, NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town) transcribed by Corney Keller: [.]4e Junij [1730] Christiaan Victor van Cabo de Goede Hoop, burger alhier, wed:ur,..., 1713-1756, Cape Town Archives Repository.

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