Cornelis Jansz: van Koije1
M, #17078, b. circa 1630
|BirthOrigin*||Cornelis was from Woerden and was perhaps born there circa 1630.1|
|Vrijbriewen and Burgher Status||On 13 March 1658, Cornelis Jansz: van Koije was granted a vrijbrief or letter of freedom which released him from his contractual obligations to the VOC and accorded him the status of vrijburgher or free burgher. He was recorded as an arquebusier, formerly of the ship Het Wapen van Hollant.2|
- [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.266.. Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope.
- [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.266. Cornelis Jansz: van Koije, of Woerden, formerly arquebusier on Het Wapen van Hollant, Granted 13th March, 1658.