Gysbert Willemsz1

M, #15544, b. before 21 July 1641
Father*Willem Gijsbrechtsse2 b. c 1615
Mother*Barber Engebrechts2 b. c 1615

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Last Edited30/08/2016
Birth*Gysbert Willemsz was born before 21 July 1641 in Delfshaven, Rotterdam, .2,3,4
BirthHe was born on 21 July 1641 at Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk in Delfshaven, Rotterdam, .2
Occupation* On 1 October 1677 Gysbert Willemsz was skipper of the Crijgsman.5 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.29 September 1677, the name of Gysbert was written in the record as Ghijsper Cijswillemsz:, this is how he wrote his name.6
On 1 October 1677 Gysbert was incorrectly named in the record as (an unknown value.)3
Slave TransactionsOn 1 October 1677 Louwis van St. Jago was sold by Leendert Willemsz to Jan Valckenrijck, for Rds. 55.6,5,1


  1. [S606] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "A.J. Böeseken se Addendum van Kaapse slawe-verkoopstransaksies: Foute en regstellings", Kronos (Foute en regstellings) 9 (1984): Theunis Dircxse, soos dit in die akte gedateer 17.6.1677 voorkom, word in die addendum (p. 134) goedsmoeds verander na “Theunis Jansz van Schalwijk” en Gysbert Willemsz (1.10.1677) weer na “Leendert Willemsz”. In geeneen van die betrokke dokumente is daar enigiets wat sodanige veranderings regverdig.. Hereinafter cited as "Foute en regstellings."
  2. [S880] Website Stadsarchief Rotterdam Digitale stamboom (…) "My thanks to Mrs Lyda Huitema for bringing this information and the online record to my attention,
    Dopeling     Gijsbrecht
    Vader     Willem Gijsbrechtsse
    Moeder     Barber Engebrechts
    Maertje Cornelis
    Annetje Cornelis
    Plaats     Delfshaven
    Datum doop     21-07-1641
    Bron     DTB Delfshaven Doop gereformeerd."
  3. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.134.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  4. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  5. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.134. 1.10.1677: Louwis from St. Jago, sold by skipper Leendert Willemsz to Johan Valckenrijck for Rds. 55.
  6. [S607] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Kaapse notariële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (II), Die tweede Dekade 1671-1680", Kronos (Die notariële stukke II) 15 (1999): 29.9.1677               TS I, g.p.
    Gysbert Willemsz, skipper van de Crijgsman, verkoop aan Joannes Valkenrijck, burgerraad, sy slaaf Louwis van St. Jago vir 55 Rds. [Ghijsper Cijswillemsz.]. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."

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