Maria de Brùyn1

F, #2820, b. before 21 July 1715
Father*Theunis de Bruyn b. c 1685
Mother*Justina Cleef b. 13 Apr 1697

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Last Edited04/11/2014
Birth*Maria de Brùyn was born before 21 July 1715 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
BaptismMaria de Brùyn was baptized on 21 July 1715 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Catharina Cleef and Jochem Cleeff.1
Marriage*She married Esajas Engelbert Meyer, son of Gerrit Hendrik Meyer and Susanne Caucheteux, on 6 September 1733 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.3,4
MarriageShe married Stephanús Stevenzen on 20 November 1729 Drakenstein.5,4,6
MarriageShe married Ferdinand Bierwaard on 28 April 1771.7

Family 1

Stephanus Stevens b. c 1705, d. b 6 Sep 1733

Family 2

Esaias Engelbert Meyer b. 30 Nov 1699, d. 31 Aug 1767
  • 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
Names in the record, in publications, etc.20 November 1729, the name of Maria was written in the record as Marya de Bruijn.5


  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, Maria, d'Vader Teùnis de Brùyn, d'Moeder Justina Kleeft, getù Joggùm en Catryna Kleeft, 21 Jùly 1715.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  2. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide - based on date of baptism.
  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. [S113] Michael Meyer, Stamregister van Gerrit Hendrik Meyer.
  5. [S470] Marriage Register, Drakenstein I Marriages, Den 20 November 1729. Stephanús Stevenzen van Cabo de Goede Hoop, Borger aan Drakensteyn J.M. met Marya de Bruijn van Cabo voornoemdt. J.D.
  6. [S335] G.F.C. De Bruyn, "Petronella Stevens, Stammoeder van die Terreblanche's", Familia (Petronella Stevens) 1983, No. 4 (1983). Hereinafter cited as "Petronella Stevens, Stammoeder van die Terreblanche's."
  7. [S393] Keith Meijntjes, "Keith Meintjes e-mail Sat, 07 Apr 2007 14:33:14," e-mail message from e-mail address (USA) to e-mail address, 7 Apr 2007, I have the DE BRUYN book by GFC de Bruyn. It says:

    b3 Maria = Stellenbosch 21.7.1715 x Paarl 20.11.1729 Stephanus STEVENS(E) +
    voor 3.7.1732 [76] xx Paarl 6.9.1733 Esias Engelbert MEYER s.v. Gerrit Hendrik
    Meyer en Susanna Costeux xxx Tulbagh 28.4.1771 Ferdinand BIERWAARD van
    Mansfield in Maagdeburg [77]
    .. Hereinafter cited as "Keith Meintjes e-mail Sat, 07 Apr 2007 14:33:14."

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