Jan Sandersz:1

M, #17280, b. circa 1670, d. before 6 September 1722

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Last Edited22/07/2015
BirthOrigin*Jan Utrecht circa 1670.2,3 
Marriage*He married Barbara Cornelisz Backer on 18 May 1689 Utrecht.2,3
Death*He died before 6 September 1722.4
Names in the record, in publications, etc.1695, the name of Jan was written in the record as Jan Sanders van Westerhout.5
1712, the name of Jan was written in the record as Jan Sandersz: van Westerholt, I suspect a transcription error in this name and that it should rather have been Westerhout.3
Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)In 1695 Jan Sandersz: was enumerated in the muster roll.5
1695 Jan Sandersz: and Barbara Cornelisz Backer were enumerated on the opgaafrol (census/tax roll) , wives were not identified by name in this opgaafrol.1
In 1712 Jan Sandersz: and Barbara Cornelisz Backer were enumerated in the muster roll.3


  1. [S829] Opgaafrol van burgers, 4036 VOC, 0367 Sandersz: K 368 Jan 1--- ...4...1 1 K [i.e. with wife in the Cape district]; Algemene Rijksarchief, Den Haag, as transcribed by Hans Heese. Hereinafter cited as Opgaafrol Kaap 1695. My thanks to Hans Heese for sharing his transcription of this opgaaf.
  2. [S840] Website Het Utrechts Archief (http://www.hetutrechtsarchief.nl/) "Trouwinschrijving Jan van Westerhout en Barber Backer,
    Jan van Westerhout
    Voornaam:     Jan
    Patroniem:     Sanderssen
    Tussenvoegsel:     van
    Achternaam:     Westerhout
    Barber Backer
    Voornaam:     Barber
    Patroniem:     Cornelissen
    Achternaam:     Backer
    711 Burgerlijke stand gemeente Utrecht en van de voormalige gemeente Zuilen: retroacta doop- trouw- en begraafregisters
  3. [S706] Monsterrol van de vrije luijden 1712 for de Caep de Goede Hoop (Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/), "Jan Sandersz v. Westerholt [?Westerhout?] & Barbara Cornelise Bakker."
  4. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia of the Germans at the Cape, 1652-1806, Archives Year Book for South African History (Cape Town: Government Printer, Union of South Africa, 1946), p. 55. ~ (1) 6.9.1722 Barbara Cornelisz Backer of Utrecht, wid. Jan Sanderse. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  5. [S643] Monsterrol van de vrije luijden 1695 for de Caep de Goede Hoop (Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/) "Jan Sandersz v. Westerhout & maats
    Frans Hendk. d'Raad & Livina Michelsz 1 k."

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