Tieleman Roos

M, #5287, b. before 25 January 1728
Father*Johannes Roos b. 10 May 1677
Mother*Johanna Visser b. 7 Jun 1699

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NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1740NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1749
Last Edited30/01/2015
Birth*Tieleman Roos was born before 25 January 1728 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismTieleman Roos was baptized on 25 January 1728 de Caep de Goede Hoop.1 
Marriage*He married Magdalena Retief, daughter of François Retif and Maria Mouy, on 29 January 1747 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The marriage was performed by Ds. Salomon van Echten.2,3


Magdalena Retief b. b 22 Dec 1720, d. 10 Apr 1817
  • Maria Johanna Roos3 b. 22 Dec 1748
  • Johannes Roos b. c 1750
  • Anna Roos3 b. 3 Sep 1752
  • Magdalena Roos3 b. 19 Jul 1754
  • Francois Roos3 b. 25 Jul 1756
  • Tieleman Roos5 b. 31 Dec 1758
  • Hester Roos5 b. 10 May 1761
Names in the record, in publications, etc.29 January 1747, the name of Tieleman was written in the record as Tileman Roos.2
Vrijbriewen and Burgher StatusTieleman Roos became a burgher on 29 January 1747, in Dutch vryburgher or vrijburgher, initially a status in which a soldier or other employee of the VOC was released from their contractual obligations to the VOC and permitted to farm, become a tradesman, or work for others. Subsequently some individuals, including the Huguenot refugees, were brought to the Cape specifically to farm and were burghers from the time of their arrival Drakenstein, Cape Colony.2,4


  1. [S190] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), pg 789. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R.
  2. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Personen in den Huwelyken Staat bevestigd door Predekant. Salomon van Echten.
    29 January [1747]. Tileman Roos van Cabo de Goede Hoop Burger aldaar Jong man en Magdalena Retief van Cabo voornoemd. J.D.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  3. [S190] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R, pg. 789.
  4. [S190] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R, 789.
  5. [S190] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R, pg. 790.

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