Joannis Smit1

M, #18420, b. before 1 October 1683
Father*Jan Smit1 b. c 1655, d. 1696
Mother*Adriana Tol1 b. b 16 Jul 1656

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Last Edited10/04/2017
Birth*Joannis Smit was born before 1 October 1683 in Delft.1
BaptismJoannis Smit was baptized on 1 October 1683 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, Delft.1 
Marriage*He married Eva Zaaijman, daughter of Daniel Zaaijman and Pieternella Meerhof, on 20 September 1711 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch.2
Inventory* On 24 February 1714 the messenger of the court, gerechts boode, Sijmon Witmond, reported to the Orphen Master Adriaan van Kervel, that items belonging to the recently deceased Eva Zaaijman and Joannis Smit were in the possession of Johann Oberholster, Cornelis Joosten van Daalen, Roelof Jonas, Andries Cuyper, Matthys Andries de Beer and Hendrik Abrahamsz de Vries as itemised in the attached memorial. However, the boode reported that De Vries had stipulated he had only a small iron pot and a tea kettle in his possession.3


  1. [S900] Website Archiefdienst voor de gemeenten Delft, Midden-Delfland, Pijnacker-Nootdorp en Rijswijk ( "Baptism on January 10, 1683 in Delft (Netherlands)
    Father - Jan Smit
    Mother - Adriana Tols
    Child - Joannis Smit
    Witnesses - Adriaan van der Piet, Elijsabet Tols, Wilmpie Pinerdas
    Archive Delft (Netherlands) - Church records baptisms
    Collectie Doop-, Trouw- en Begraafboeken van Delft [open data, versie 20160128], Delft, archive 14, inventory number 00059, Doopboeken Nieuwe Kerk, 1683 - 1710, folio 1v."
  2. [S502] Website Family Search ( "20 ditto [September 1711] Johannis Smit van Delft, jongm[an], met Eva Saijman wed[uw]e. Hebert Jansz vander Meyden."
  3. [S332] Webpage ( (Original records held by Western Cape Archives and Records Service, Roeland Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa) "Inventories of the Orphan Chamber
    Cape Town Archives Repository, South Africa
    Reference no.: MOOC8/3.54
    Jan Smit
    Eva Zaijman
    24 Februarij 1714."

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