Helena Stalmans1

F, #18313, b. circa 1648, d. after 27 October 1707

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Last Edited15/03/2017
BirthOrigin*Helena may have been from Haarlem and was perhaps born there circa 1648. The date is estimated. She died in Haarlem, having apparently returned there after the death in 1697 of her husband in Amsterdam. This suggests her roots may have been in Haarlem.1 
Ondertrouw* On 28 January 1668 Helena Stalmans and Jacob Jacobsz: de Wet made an ondertrouw agreement, in other words recorded a 'binding intention' to marry.2 
MarriageShe married Jacob Jacobsz: de Wet after 28 January 1668.2
Death*She died after 27 October 1707 Haarlem.3


Jacob Jacobsz: de Wet b. 1641/42, d. 11 Nov 1697
Travel* On 24 August 1704,Helena Stalmans witnessed her granddaughter's baptism in Cape Town. She may have been visiting her son Jacob and his family at the Cape following the death of her husband and before returning to Haarlem where she died in 1707.4 
Baptisms - WitnessHelena Stalmans and Olof Bergh witnessed the baptism of Anna Helena de Wet on 24 August 1704 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).5


  1. [S88] Website RKDartists& (https://rkd.nl/) "https://rkd.nl/explore/artists/83917."
  2. [S88] Website RKDartists& (https://rkd.nl/) "Jacob declared banns on 28 January 1668with Helena Stalmans ; for their marriage contract see Biesboer/Köhler et al. 2006, p. 342 note 4. When and where the marriage was registered is unknown ).
  3. [S88] Website RKDartists& (https://rkd.nl/) "His widow died shortly after 27 October 1707 in Haarlem (Biesboer/Köhler et al. 2006)
  4. [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).
  5. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): [24 Aug: 1704] van Jacobus de Wet en Christina Berg, onder getuijgen van Olof Berg en Helena Stalmans, gent: - Anna Helena, 1695-1712, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/

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