Susanne Caucheteux

F, #2823, b. 18 December 1675
Father*Esaias Engelbert Caucheteux b. c 1647, d. 1690
Mother*Suzanne Albert b. c 1650, d. 1690
Foster FatherNicolaus Cleef1 b. c 1660, d. 1708
Foster MotherBarbe le Fèvre1 b. c 1670

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NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695
Last Edited04/07/2012
Birth*Susanne Caucheteux was born on 18 December 1675 at Marck in Calais, France.2
BaptismSusanne Caucheteux was baptized on 5 January 1676 Calais.2 
Marriage*She married Gerrit Hendrik Meyer in 1693 de Caep de Goede Hoop.1


Gerrit Hendrik Meyer b. c 1670
(Child) Arrival In 1690, Susanne Caucheteux arrived at de Caep de Goede Hoop from de Caep de Goede Hoop with Esaias Engelbert Caucheteux and Suzanne Albert.3 
Orphan*She was orphaned in 1690 at de Caep de Goede Hoop. Along with her siblings, she was placed in the care of Nicolaes Cleef and his wife, Barbe le Févre.1 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.12 September 1694, the name of Susanne was written in the record as Susanna Costers.
Baptisms - WitnessSusanna Costers 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.4
She witnessed the baptism of Dorothe Sieck on 27 January 1697 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).5
She potentially witnessed the baptism of Jacob David Senecal on 4 January 1705 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), this witness has not been positively identified.6


  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. [S361] Machiel Christoffel (Chris) Meyer Op spoor van dié Meyers "p. 3."
  3. [S361] Machiel Christoffel (Chris) Meyer Op spoor van dié Meyers "pg.11."
  4. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: 12 dito (September) een kind van Gerrit Meijer en Susanna Costers, genaemt Hendrik, getuijgen Jan Coetzë en Hildegonda Boon, transcribed by Richard Ball, Norfolk, England, (May 2006), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.).
  5. [S736] VC 605 (NGK G1-8/2), NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town), 2012: 27 Jan: 1697. gedoopt het kint van Jan Sieck en Geertruyd Helmes onder getuygen van Susanna huysvrouw van Gerrit Mijer genaemt - Dorothe, transcribed by Corney Keller, (1713-1742), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town).
  6. [S502] Website Family Search ( "[4 Jan: 1705] van Sink Halt en Anna Magdalena du Puit, onder getuygen van
    Durand Soljer en Susanna Coste gent: - Jacob David
    [Quite clearly the scribe in this instance wrote the name of the father phonetically.]."

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