M, #13782, b. circa 1635
|Birth*||Gijsbert Arenssen was born circa 1635 in Bommel.1|
|Engagement*||He and Anna Rudolphus were engaged on 24 December 1659 de Caep de Goede Hoop.1|
- [S654] Mansell Upham 'What can't be cured, must be endured … Cape of Good Hope - first marriages & baptisms (1652-1665)', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (http://e-family.co.za/ffy/ui66.htm), January 2012. "24 December 1659: Gijsbert Arenssen / Arissen / Arisz: from (Bommel) & Anna Rudolphus / Ro(e)dolphus from (Grietziel [Greetsiel/Greetsijl near Emden, Ost Friesland / East Frisia]."