Steven Gous

M, #5221, b. circa 1684
Father*André Gauch b. c 1660, d. 26 Feb 1698
Mother*Jacqueline Decré b. c 1664, d. b 1691

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Last Edited07/06/2014
Birth*Steven Gous was born circa 1684 in Genève, Switzerland, .1,2,3,4
Marriage*He married Catharina Bok, daughter of Darius van Bengale and Anna Groothenning van Bengale, on 6 March 1718 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.5


Catharina Bok b. b 27 Dec 1705, d. b 30 Dec 1779
  • Stephanus Gous b. b 1 Sep 1720, d. b 1721
Names in the record, in publications, etc.21 June 1698, the name of Steven was written in the record as Steven Goos.6
3 June 1718, the name of Steven was written in the record as Steeven Gauche.7
Baptisms - WitnessSteven Gous and Catharina Bok witnessed the baptism of Johannes Isman on 24 January 1724 Nederduitsche Gereformeede Kerk, (Cape Town), Cabo de Goede Hoop.8
He and Catharina Bok witnessed the baptism of Andries Bester on 10 February 1726 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).9,10


  1. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records ( ", last accessed on 21 Oct 2010."
  2. [S154] Pieter Coertzen, The Huguenots of South Africa 1688-1988 (28 Wale Street, Cape Town: Tafelberg Publishers Limited, 1988), p.161. Hereinafter cited as The Huguenots of South Africa.
  3. [S151] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 2 D-G (Pretoria, South Africa: Human Science Research Council, 1989), Page 488. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 2 D-G.
  4. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  5. [S733] VC 621, NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town) transcribed by Corney Keller: [1718] 6 Martii. Steeven Gauche, van Geneve, jongm: en Catharina Bok, van Cabo de Goede Hoop, jonge dogter., (1713-1756), Cape Town Archives Repository, Private Bag X9025, Cape Town, South Africa, 021-4624050. Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town).
  6. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records ( "; citing MOOC18/1, Joernaal-boek der Caapse Weesen van de jaare 1698, Cape Archives, page 14, entry dated 21 June 1698 (unnumbered page 14)."
  7. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records ( ", last accessed on 21 Oct 2010; 7 Church Registers - Cape Town Congregation, Cape Archives, originals in the Nederlands Gereformeerde Kerk Argief, Stellenbosch, VC 603, 604, 605, 621 - baptisms and marriages 1695+
    marriages, page 7, 1718
    Steeven Gauche van Geneve, jongman, en Catharina Bok van Caabo de Goed Hoop, jonge dogter."
  8. [S502] Website Family Search ( "[1724] 23 do.: [Januarij.] Johannes. Thomas Isman, en Maria Bok. Steven Gauche, en Catharina Bok. [My thanks to Mansell Upham for pointing me to this baptism.],49605402,49605403,49608601."
  9. [S736] VC 605 (NGK G1-8/2), NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town), 2012: Ferbuarij 10 [1726] Andries, Andries Bester, Anna Bock, Steven Gouts, Katharina Bock., transcribed by Corney Keller, (1713-1742), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town).
  10. [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, pg. 245. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 1.

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