Catharina Botha

F, #5314, b. before 7 October 1714, d. September 1781
Father*Jacobus Botha b. 24 Aug 1692
Mother*Elsij Snijman b. b 1 Aug 1697
ChartsDescendants of Catharina van Palliacatta

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Last Edited30/01/2015
Birth*Catharina Botha was born before 7 October 1714 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismCatharina Botha was baptized on 7 October 1714 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Catrijna Both and Hendrik Frederik Klopper.2
Marriage*She married Martinus van Staden, son of Martinus van Staden and Aletta van der Merwe, on 15 August 1728 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.3
MarriageShe married Petrus Pienaar on 28 December 1749.4
Death*She died in September 1781.4


Marthinus van Staden b. b 27 Jun 1706, d. b 3 Oct 1746
Names in the record, in publications, etc.7 October 1714, the name of Catharina was written in the record as Catrina Boota.5
15 August 1728, the name of Catharina was written in the record as Katharina Bota.3
Baptisms - WitnessCatharina Botha and Marthinus van Staden witnessed the baptism of Marthinus Christoffel Botha on 6 February 1729 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.6


  1. [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.
  2. [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, Catrina, d' Vader Jacobus Boota, d' Moeder Elsje Snyman, detu Hendrik Frederikse Klopper en Catrina Bota. 7de Octob 1714. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  3. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Den 15 Augustus 1728. Martinus van Staden van Cabo de Goede Hoop Borger aan Drakenstein J.M. met Katharina Bota van Cabo voornoemt J.D.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  4. [S203] Mansell Upham 'Cape Mothers: Groote Catrijn van Paliacatta (c. 1631-1683), her slave Maria van Bengale & her daughter-in-law Marguerite-Thérèse de Savoye (1673-1742)', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (, October 2014.
  5. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Catrina, d'Vader Jacobùs Boota, d'Moeder Elsje Snyman, getù Hendrik Frederiksz Klopper en Catrina Bota: 7 Octob. 1714.
  6. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Den 6 Februarij 1729; K: Martinus Christoffel; V: Jacobus Bota; M: Elsje Snijman; G: Martinus van Staden, Katharina Bota. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  7. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1732; item [de 23de 9br]; Martinus; Martinus van Staeden en Catharina Bootha; Jan Bastianse, en Gertruijd du Toit.
  8. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p.917. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-K.
  9. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-K, p.918.

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