M, #17261, b. circa 1640
|BirthOrigin*||Elias was from Magdeburgh and was perhaps born there circa 1640.1|
|Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)||On 5 March 1659 Elias Dircksz: was enumerated in the muster roll, he was recorded as a soldier.1|
- [S364] Editor-in-chief W.J. de Kock Dictionary of South African Biography Vol II. (Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council, 1972), p.297.. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of SA Biography II.