Pieter Barend Meyer
M, #5673, b. before 11 November 1731
|Vrijbriewen and Burgher Status||Pieter Barend Meyer became a burgher circa 1758, 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 Cape Town.2|
- [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Ao 1731; De 11de 9br; Pieter Barent; Lùcas Meijer en Agata Blom; Arij Visagie en Catharina Visagie.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
- [S194] GEDCOM file created by Johan Meyer, 24 August 2000.
- [S150] Edited & augmented by GISA Originally compiled by J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 5 L-M, GISA SA Genealogies (Stellenbosch, South Africa: Genealogical Institute of South Africa, 1999), p.609. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 5 L-M.