Dirck Diemer1

M, #13800, b. before 13 June 1660
Father*Elbert Diemer1 b. c 1640, d. b 6 Apr 1689
Mother*Christina Does1 b. c 1640, d. b 13 Aug 1703

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Last Edited30/05/2012
Birth*Dirck Diemer was born before 13 June 1660 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismDirck Diemer was baptized on 13 June 1660 (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Ds. Gerardus Holckenburgh. The baptism was performed by Ds. Gerardus Holckenburgh.2,1 


  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. ""Sunday 13th Lovely weather. To-day the Rev. Gerardus Holckenburgh officiated at the sacrament of the Lord's Supper. Many Frenchmen of the reformed faith were also in the church, including Captain Veron and some of his people, who were also communicants. The minister had first baptized 2 children at the close of the sermon. One was the child of the free tailor Hendricq of Surwurden and was baptized Katrina; the other, who was given the name of Dirck, was the child of the free tailor Elbert Dirckssen [Diemer]"."
  2. [S532] Website The Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA branch (http://www.eggsa.org/) "Den 12:en dt:o[12 June 1660] heeft d:o Holckenburch zijn eerste predikatie gedaen, ende dese twee kinderen gedoopt, een van Heindrick Heindricxsz van Zuerewaerden vrijburger ende is genaemt Cathrijn, het andere van Elbert Dircxsz vrijburger en is genaemt Dirck, Godt de Heere laet dese gedoopte kindere tot zijns naeme eere op wassen."

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