M, #16955, b. circa 1630
|BirthOrigin*||Wessel was from Christiana and may have been born there circa 1630. His age is estimated.1|
|Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)||On 20 March 1656 Wessel Roeloffs was enumerated in the muster roll, as an arquebusier.1|
- [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, Letters Despatched 1652-1662 to which are added land grants, attestations, Journal of voyage to Tristan da Cunha, names of freemen, &c. Vol III, H.C.V. Leibrandt; (Cape Town, South Africa: W.A. Richards & Sons, Government Printers, 1900), p.284-286. Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope.