Bastiaen van Cijlon1

M, #14985, b. circa 1690
NoticeRosetta van Java, Jonker van Macassar, Bastiaen van Cijlon, Catharina van de Caep, Catharina van de Caep, Adolph Jonker, Jacob Jansen, Johannis van de Caep, Johanna van de Caep, Johanna Jonker, Maria Juliana Jansen, Adam van Batavia, Johannes Jansz van Ceijlon and Rosetta van Bengale are the subjects of two important articles published by Remarkable Writing on the First Fifty Years project as part of Mansell Upham's Uprooted Lives series. (Clicking on the title will take you directly to a download of the article.)

The first is: God's Slave and Afrikaner 'Hearts of Darkness' — Abdullah alias Adolf Jonker (c.1707-1770)

And the second: Identifying Jonker van Macassar

There will be further updates to the profiles of some of these individuals in due course.

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Last Edited23/04/2016
Birth*Bastiaen van Cijlon was born circa 1690 in Ceijlon.1
Marriage De facto* Circa 1730 Bastiaen van Cijlon and Rosetta van Java were in a de facto relationship Cabo de Goede Hoop.1  


Rosetta van Java b. c 1690, d. bt 11 Feb 1733 - 24 Apr 1733


  1. [S736] VC 605 (NGK G1-8/2), NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town), 2012: Den 24 dito [september 1730]
    Johannis, (on echt)
    de moeder is Rosetta van Java, de zoogezegde vaeder Bastiaen van Cijlon,
    de getuijge is 't kints moeder.
    Den 2 X:ber [1731], transcribed by Corney Keller, (1713-1742), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town).
  2. [S502] Website Family Search ( "Den 24 dito [September 1730]. Johannis (on Echt) de moeder is Rosetta van Java, de zoegezegde Vader Bastiaen van Cijlon de Getuijge is kints Moeder."

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