Arent de Wacht1

M, #13946, b. 2 September 1661
Father*Jan Martensz de Wacht1 b. c 1630
Mother*Neeltjen Arensz1 b. c 1630

Copyright / Terms of Use Notice

The material on this website is subject to copyright.
Facts (names, dates, and places) are not copyright. You are free to transcribe them but not cut and paste into your data provided you use the correct attribution and citation.
I have created the narratives, sentences, and citations; they are copyright and may not be used.
You may not add them to your genealogy, your personal documents, your tree on Ancestry, nor in the data or profile sections on Geni, nor anywhere else.
Many of the images are also copyright. You may not copy them without the consent of the copyright holders.
You must use the correct attribution and citation, viz.: Robertson, Delia. The First Fifty Years Project. Here you add the page URL.

Last Edited24/03/2014
Birth*Arent de Wacht was born on 2 September 1661 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismArent de Wacht was baptized on 23 April 1662 (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Dom:e Antonius Scherius and Frans Gerritsz van den Uijthoorn. The baptism was performed by Dom:e Antonius Scherius.2 


  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), (, January 2012. "2 September 1661:
    Birth: Son of Jan Martendz: de Wacht
    "September 2nd Hard weather from the West, with rain. … Today the wife of the freeman Jan Martensz de Wacht was delivered of a young son".
    23 April 1662:
    Arent de Wacht (born 2 September 1661) son of Jan Ma(a)rtens(sen) (de) Wacht (from Vreeland [Utrecht]) ?Neeltjen Arensz: (from Vreeland); repatriates (1672) with parents."
  2. [S787] Church matters (Nederlandse Hervormde Kerk), Incoming Letters, 9 April 1652-14 May 1663, (NL-SAA, archiefinventaris 379, inventarisnummer 206, pp. 29-35), (eGSSA - van der Stael Letters,…), Den 23 [April 1662]:...ende het zoontje van Jan Martensz de Wacht, vrijburger en is genaemt Arent, de getuigen is Frans Gerritsz vanden Uijthoorn vrij lant bouwer... as transcribed by Corney Keller.

Bookmark and Share