Catharina Meijer1

F, #5654, b. 12 April 1716
Father*Lucas Meyer b. 19 May 1684, d. c 1741
Mother*Agatha Blom b. 20 Nov 1695, d. b 23 Jun 1774

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NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
Last Edited02/01/2014
BirthCatharina Meijer was born before 12 April 1716 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2,3
Marriage*She married Dirk van der Schyff, son of Harmen Barend van der Schyff and Sijbilla Pretorius, on 6 July 1738 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.1


Dirk van der Schyff b. c 1719
  • Hermanus Barend van der Schyff6 b. b 5 Apr 1739
  • Lucas van der Schyff6 b. b 7 May 1741
Names in the record, in publications, etc.12 April 1716, the name of Catharina was written in the record as Scatrijn Mijer.4
BaptismsCatharina Meijer was baptized on 12 April 1716 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Isaack Visagie and Geertruy Blom.4,3
Baptisms - WitnessCatharina Meijer and Daniel Jacob and Daniel Jacob witnessed the baptism of Daniel Blom on 3 August 1732 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.5


  1. [S733] VC 621, NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town) transcribed by Corney Keller: 1738. Den 6 Julij. Dirk van der Schijf van Cabo de Goede Hoop burger alhier
    jongman, met Catharina Meijer van Cabo voorn: jongedochter., (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).
  2. [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.
  3. [S423] Richard Y. Ford, "The Descendants of Wilhelm Meyer and Catharina Kiens", GSSA Familia Omnibus 3 Volume 3 (July 2005). Hereinafter cited as "The Descendants of Wilhelm Meyer and Catharina Kiens."
  4. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Anno 1716 Jann. Den 12de April; Scatrijn, Doghter van Lùcas Mijer en Ageta Blom. Teguijgen Isak Visage en Geertrùijda Blom.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  5. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1732. Daniel, Pieter Barens Blom; Maria Jacobze; Daniel Jacobs, Catharina Meijer.
  6. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p.866. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z.

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