Gerrit Hendrik Meyer

M, #2822, b. circa 1670

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NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695
NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732
Last Edited23/07/2012
Birth*Gerrit Hendrik Meyer was born circa 1670 in The Netherlands.
 
Marriage*He married Susanne Caucheteux, daughter of Esaias Engelbert Caucheteux and Suzanne Albert, in 1693 de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
 

Family

Susanne Caucheteux b. 18 Dec 1675
Children
Occupation* On 5 June 1698 Gerrit Hendrik Meyer was barkeep Caabse distrik.2 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.12 September 1694, the name of Gerrit was written in the record as Gerrit Meijer.3
18 July 1706, the name of Gerrit was written in the record as Hendrik Meijer.4
Baptisms - WitnessGerrit Meijer is named as a parent in the record of the baptism of Hendrik Meyer on 12 September 1694 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.5
He potentially witnessed the baptism of Alida van den Berg on 18 July 1706 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop, this witness has not been positively identified.4,6
He potentially witnessed the baptism of Gerardus Mos on 11 May 1710 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), this witness has not been positively identified. The first name of this witness is crossed out, and written above is T Geert. Correctly always greatly welcome.7
He and Margaretha Hoefnagels witnessed the baptism of Albertus Gildenhuyzen on 7 August 1712 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).8
Slave TransactionsOn 28 September 1697 Jan van der Kust Coromandel was sold by Joan Blesius to Gerrit Hendrik Meyer, for Rds. 70.9
On 5 June 1698 Anna Groothenning van Bengale was sold by Cornelis Keeleman to Gerrit Hendrik Meyer de Caep de Goede Hoop, for 54 rixdollars.10
On 5 June 1698 Anna van Bengale was sold by Cornelis Keeleman to Gerrit Hendrik Meyer, for Rds. 54.11

Citations

  1. [S361] Machiel Christoffel (Chris) Meyer Op spoor van dié Meyers, Die Stamregister van Gerrit Hendrik Meyer, privately published by Chris Meyer, Mossel Bay, 1st Edition (2006) "pg.12."
  2. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, A calendar of bondage in southern Africa, 1550 to 1888, CD-ROM; ISBN 1-86918-063-1; (Cape Town: Ancestry24, September 2007), Sequence IDNO:       1407     
    ...     
    Buyers Last Name:       Meijer     
    Buyers First Name:       Gerrit     
    ...     
    Buyers Domicile:       Cape district     
    Buyers Occupation:       barkeep     . Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
  3. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: 12 dito (September) een kind van Gerrit Meijer ..., transcribed by Richard Ball, Norfolk, England, (May 2006), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.).
  4. [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, Alida, d' Vader Jacobùs Vanden Berge, de Moeder Jacomina Caarteniers, d' getùygen Hendrik Meijer, en Catrina Wismar, 18 Jùly 1706.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  5. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): 12 dito (September) een kind van Gerrit Meijer en Susanna Costers, genaemt Hendrik, getuijgen Jan Coetzë en Hildegonda Boon, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  6. [S153] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 1 A-C, HSRC SA Genealogies (Pretoria: Institute for Historical Research, Division Genealogical Research, Pretoria, 1986, 1989), ISBN 0-620-23962-X, p 229. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 1.
  7. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): D:o (11 May) van Johannes Mos, en Margareta Blaaupaard; de getuigen [Geerrit] Meijer, en Catharina Blaaupaart. - Gerardus, (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/, http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).
  8. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): [7 Augusti 1712] van Hendrik Gildenhuis, en Elsabé Meijer; de getuigen Gerrit Meijer, en Margareta Hoefnaagel. - Albertus, 1695-1712, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/
  9. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 180. 28.9.1697, p. 258: Jan from the Coast of Coromande1 (25/26),/sold by Johan Blesius to Gerrit Meyer for Rds. 70.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  10. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, Sequence IDNO:       1407     
    Slaves First Name:       Anna     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       van Bengal     
    Day Of Sale:       5     
    Month Of Sale:       6     
    Year Of Sale:       1698     
    Type Of Sale:       Oceanic     
    Type Of Name:       Christian     
    Continental Origin Code:       Indian Sub Continent     
    Slaves Age:       22     
    Slaves Gender:       Female     
    Price In Rixdollars:       54     
    Sellers Last Name:       Keleman     
    Sellers First Name:       Cornelis     
    Sellers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Transit-at sea     
    Sellers Occupation:       Skipper     
    Buyers Last Name:       Meijer     
    Buyers First Name:       Gerrit     
    Buyers Civil Status:       burgher     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Cape district     
    Buyers Occupation:       barkeep     
    Primary Reference:       Transporten en Scheepeniskennis.
  11. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 185. 5.6.1698: Anna from Bengal (22), sold by skipper Cornelis Keeleman to Gerrit Meyer for Rds. 54.
 

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