Adriaen de Ruyter1
M, #17262, b. circa 1640
|BirthOrigin*||Adriaen was from Meerkerckspoel and was perhaps born there circa 1640.1|
|Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)||On 5 March 1659 Adriaen de Ruyter was enumerated in the muster roll, he was recorded among the 'sick and invalids' 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.