Melt van der Spuy1

M, #13519, b. before 4 April 1688, d. circa 1734
Father*Jakob van der Spuij2 b. 23 Feb 1653
Mother*Creijntje Jans van Leuwen2 b. b 28 May 1657

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Last Edited02/03/2017
Birth*Melt van der Spuy was born before 4 April 1688 in Rotterdam, .2,1
BaptismMelt van der Spuy was baptized on 4 April 1688 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Rotterdam. The baptism was witnessed by Maria van Leuwe and Willem van Lewe. This baptism was identified by Andries Penders of The Netherlands. It fits the chronology and location to be that of this individual.3 
Marriage*He married Maria van der Poel, daughter of Pieter van der Poel and Joanna Viandt, on 14 June 1716 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.4,1
Death*He died circa 1734 de Caep de Goede Hoop.1


Maria van der Poel b. b 7 Mar 1694, d. 23 Aug 1770
Names in the record, in publications, etc.4 April 1688, the name of Melt was written in the record as Meldt van der Spuij.5


  1. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p.915. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z.
  2. [S847] E-mails from Andries Penders to Delia Robertson, 2015 "Baptised in Rotterdam (Geref.) 4-04-1688 Meldt, son of Jakop van der Spuij and Krijntie Jans van Leeuwe witn. Willem van Lewe, Maria van Leuwe."
  3. [S847] E-mails from Andries Penders to Delia Robertson, 2015 "bapt. Rotterdam Geref. 4-04-1688 son of Jacob Ariens van der Spuij (#17520) and Krijntje Jans van Leuwe (# 17521) witn. Willem van Lewe, Maria van Leuwe."
  4. [S733] VC 621, NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town) transcribed by Corney Keller: [1716 Junij] [14 d:o] Melt van der Spuij, van Rotterdam, jongm: en Maria vander Poel, van Cabo de Goede Hop, 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. [S847] E-mails from Andries Penders to Delia Robertson, 2015 "unknown cd."

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