Anna Maria Fortman1

F, #16167, b. circa 1735
Father*Heinrich Voortman1 b. c 1700, d. b 16 Dec 1759
Mother*Catharina Mauritz van der Kaap1 b. c 1700

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Last Edited25/07/2022
Birth*Anna Maria Fortman was born circa 1735 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1,2
BaptismAnna Maria Fortman was baptized on 19 February 1747 Nederduitser Gereformeerde Kerk, Tulbagh, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Dina Brits and Johannis Swanepoel.3 
Marriage*She married Johannes Cordier, son of Philippe Cordier and Elisabet Malherbe, on 5 November 1752.4
Baptisms - WitnessAnna Maria Fortman potentially witnessed the baptism of Anthonij Maurens Fortman on 26 April 1750 Nederduitser Gereformeerde Kerk, Tulbagh, de Caep de Goede Hoop, this witness has not been positively identified.5


  1. [S532] Website The Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA branch ( "Tulbagh baptisms transcribed."
  2. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide - based on her ascribed marriage date of 5 November 1752.
  3. [S532] Website eGSSA ( "Anna Maria
    Baptised: 1747, Den 19 Feb
    Father: Hendrik Fortman
    Mother: Caatje Hottentotin
    Witnesses: Johannes Swanepoel, en Dina Brits."
  4. [S153] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 1 A-C, HSRC SA Genealogies (Pretoria: Institute for Historical Research, Division Genealogical Research, Pretoria, 1986, 1989), ISBN 0-620-23962-X, p. 662: [b8c5] Johannes [Cordier] ~ 9.9.1725 x 5.11.1752 Anna Maria Voortman d.v. Hendrik Voortman en Catharina Mauritz v.d.K. bej. Tulbagh 19.2.1747 [Some have interpreted this to be the adult baptism of Catharina Mauritz v.d.K - however, it is the adult baptism of her daughter Anna.]. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 1.
  5. [S532] Website eGSSA ( "Anthonij Maurens
    Baptised: 1750, den 26 Apr
    Father: Frederik Fortman
    Mother: Caatje Hottentotin
    Witnesses: Jan Fortman, en Maria Fortman."

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