Esaias Engelbert Meyer

M, #2819, b. 30 November 1699, d. 31 August 1767
Father*Gerrit Hendrik Meyer b. c 1670
Mother*Susanne Caucheteux b. 18 Dec 1675

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Last Edited01/10/2016
Birth*Esaias Engelbert Meyer was born on 30 November 1699, "Stamvader" south Cape Meyers.1
BaptismEsaias Engelbert Meyer was baptized on 20 December 1699 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town). The baptism was witnessed by Esaias Caucheteux and Maria Mostert.2 
Marriage*He married Maria de Brùyn, daughter of Theunis de Bruyn and Justina Cleef, on 6 September 1733 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.3,1
Death*He died on 31 August 1767 at age 67.1


Maria de Brùyn b. b 21 Jul 1715
  • Susanna Christina Meyer b. b 2 Jan 1735
  • Gerrit Hendrik Meyer b. b 3 Mar 1737, d. 2 Feb 1807
  • Susanna Meyer b. b 20 Apr 1739
  • Jesaias Engelbert Meyer b. b 12 Nov 1741
  • Esaias Meyer b. b 4 Apr 1744, d. 18 Mar 1831
  • Nicolaas Meyer b. 6 Feb 1747
  • Jan Abraham Meyer b. b 22 Feb 1750
Residence*Esaias Engelbert Meyer lived Hartenbos.1 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.6 September 1733, the name of Esaias was written in the record as Esajas Engelbert Meyer.3
Baptisms - WitnessEsaias Engelbert Meyer and Susanna Margaretha Meyer witnessed the baptism of Gerrit Gildenhuijden on 11 December 1718 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.4


  1. [S113] Michael Meyer, Stamregister van Gerrit Hendrik Meyer.
  2. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): 20 Deceb: 1699 van Gerrit Myer[t] en Susanna Costu, onder getuyge van Jesaias Costu en Maria Mostert gent: - Jesaias, (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch, Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).
  3. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Den 6 7ber [1733]. Esajas Engelbert Meyer burger aan Cabo met Maria de Bruyn weduwe van Stefanus Stevense.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  4. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Annon 1718; Den 11de Dito [Decembr]; Gerrit, zoon van Hendrik Gildenhuijsen en Elsebe Mijer. Getuijgen Jesias Engelbreght Mijer en Susanna Magrita Mijer.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.

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