Gerrit de Byser1
M, #17468, b. circa 1640
|BirthOrigin*||Gerrit was from Brussels and was perhaps born there circa 1640. The date is estimated.1|
|Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)||On 1 April 1662 Gerrit de Byser was enumerated in the muster roll, he was recorded as from Brussels, 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.305. Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope.