Hendrik Swellengrebel1

M, #17835, b. before 26 September 1700
Father*Johannes Swellengrebel1 b. 17 May 1671
Mother*Johanna Cruse1 b. 5 Feb 1682, d. 19 May 1713

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Last Edited15/10/2016
Birth*Hendrik Swellengrebel was born before 26 September 1700 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismHendrik Swellengrebel was baptized on 26 September 1700 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town). The baptism was witnessed by Aletta Elbers and Jeronimus Cruse.2 
Property TransactionsOn 28 June 1726 the 63 morgan farm Wolwedans tussen de Paardebergh en de Mosselbanksrivier was sold by Jan Valk to Willem Stolts. Stolts borrowed the money from Hendrik Swellengrebel and over the course of the rest of his life he repaid the full amount of Rds 666, with the last instalment of Rds 365 paid from his estate in 1750. Stolts lived on Wolwedans from 1726 to 1743, although he owned the property until his decease in 1750.3


  1. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town), (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/, http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).
  2. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): Eod: [26 September 1700] van Johannes Swellingrebel en (Johanna)Cruse onder getuygen van Aletta Cruse en Jacobus Cruse gent: - Hendrik, 1695-1712, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/
  3. [S649] Margaret Cairns, "Willem Stolts of the Cape - 1692-1750", Familia (Willem Stolts of the Cape - 1692-1750) XXVII/1990 No. 2 (1990): Three years later Willem purchased the 63 morgen Wolwedans, 'tussen de
    Paardebergh en de Mosselbanksrivier' from Jan Valk, citing Transfer 1747 - 28/6/1726. Hereinafter cited as "Willem Stolts of the Cape."

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