Christoffel Groenewald

M, #2272, b. before 6 October 1720
Father*Coenraad Groenewald b. c 1699
Mother*Catharina Loos b. b 21 Aug 1701

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NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732
Last Edited02/01/2014
Birth*Christoffel Groenewald was born before 6 October 1720 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismChristoffel Groenewald was baptized on 6 October 1720 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Margaretha Hattingh and Johannes Groenewald.1,2
Marriage*He married Catharina Wilhelmina Pieters, daughter of Barend Pieters and Jeanne Néel, on 3 October 1745 de Caep de Goede Hoop.3,2
Marriage*He married Elisabeth Minnaar, daughter of Philippe Meinard and Jeanne Mouy, on 14 March 1756 de Caep de Goede Hoop.4,5

Family 1

Catharina Wilhelmina Pieters b. b 28 Nov 1728, d. b 14 Mar 1756
  • Coenraad Johannes Groenewald b. c 1745

Family 2

Elisabeth Minnaar b. b 31 Dec 1724
  • Christoffel Groenewald b. c 1757
  • Catharina Elizabeth Groenewald b. b 5 Feb 1758
  • Hendrik Groenewald b. c 1760
  • Johannes Groenewald b. c 1760
  • Johanna Francina Groenewald b. 16 Jun 1763, d. 22 Mar 1853
  • Johannes Groenewald b. c 1765
  • Jacob Groenewald b. c 1768


  1. [S325] Lorna Newcomb and Ockert Malan, compilers, Annale van Nederduits Gereformeerde Moedergemeente Stellenbosch No 1.., CD-ROM (Stellenbosch) Die Genootskap vir die Kerkversameling, 2004 0-9584832-1-3), Baptism Register, Christoffel, d' Vader is Coenraat Groenewald, moeder Catrina Loots, getui Johannis Groenewald, en Margareta Hatting, 6 Octob 1720. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  2. [S33] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families I A-K (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966). Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families I A-K.
  3. [S151] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 2 D-G (Pretoria, South Africa: Human Science Research Council, 1989), p 577. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 2 D-G.
  4. [S131] "Groenewald Family Register", 1999, Alet Swanepoel (Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa), to Delia Robertson (e-mail address); Hereinafter cited as "Groenewald Family Register."
  5. [S151] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, S.A. Genealogies 2 D-G, Page 577.

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