Angela van de Caap1

F, #18321, b. circa 1674

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Last Edited07/05/2017
Birth*Angela van de Caap was born circa 1674, she was baptised in June 1695 na voorgaande belydenis (after professing her faith) in other words she was old enough to do so and was emancipated later the same month.2
BaptismAngela van de Caap was baptized on 19 June 1695 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.3 
MarriageShe married Hans Silberbach after 28 June 1695 de Caep de Goede Hoop.4
Names in the record, in publications, etc.28 June 1695, the name of Angela was written in the record as Anzela van de Caap.5
Baptisms - WitnessAngela van de Caap and Jan Versluijs witnessed the baptism of Hermanus Gerrits on 20 March 1701 Nederduitsche Gereformeede Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.6
Slave EmancipationsOn 28 June 1695 Angela van de Caap was emancipated by Christina Does de Caep de Goede Hoop.5


  1. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695, transcribed by Richard Ball, Norfolk, England, (May 2006), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.).
  2. [S502] Website Family Search ( "1717. 22. do. [Augusti.] Caspar. Jacobus Pester [Bester?], en Anna Haselaar. Gerrit van Oldenburg, Catharina Antonisz.…
    1722. 22 Maart. Gerrit Engel Engelsz. & Arij Lekkerwijn, en Maria Gerritsz.
    Willem Anna Hasselaar. Hans Hendrik __________ en Elizabeth Antonijsz…,49605402,49605403,49608601
    1720. eod. Do. [18 Februarij]. Sibilla. Engels Engels. En Anna Haselaar. Harmanus Gerritsz, en Aeltje Gerritsz.…,49605402,49605403,49608601."
  3. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): ao 1695
    dito (19 Junii) een bejaerd persoon nae voorgaende
    belijdenisse gent: Angela van de Caap, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch
  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.399. SILBERBACH, HANS. - ? Burgher at Stellenbosch (1685) and Drakenstein (1693). ~ Ansela of the C. One child, name unknown. (MR. Vrye Lieden of 1685 and 1693.) On 6.7.1697 he slew the burgher, Ary Lecrévain (Lekkerwyn) with a stick and escaped. (C 681, p. 247.) He was summoned to appear within eight days at the Castle (ibid., pp. 250 ff.), and when he did not come he was declared "veldvlugtig en vogelvry" and banished for life; in case he should be found he would suffer the death penalty. His estate was confiscated (C 681, p. 261) and his house sold by public auction on 8.11.1697. (C 728, p. 65.). Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  5. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.170; 28.6.1695, p.142: Anzela from the Cape manumitted by Christina Does, the widow of Elbert Diemer.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  6. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): 1701. 20 Mart: van Gerrit Gerritze van Oldenburg, de moeder Susanna, onder getuyge van Jan Versluijs en Anslaar gent: - Hermanus, (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch, Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).

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