Aletta van Rooyen

F, #6068, b. 27 August 1724
Father*Cornelis van Rooyen1 b. c 1695
Mother*Jacomina Gerritsz van Deventer1 b. 9 Mar 1692, d. c 1737

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NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
Last Edited16/10/2014
BirthAletta van Rooyen was born before 27 August 1724 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
Marriage*She married Johannes Potgieter, son of Johannes Potgieter and Marija Catrijna van Eden, on 14 March 1751 de Caep de Goede Hoop.3


Johannes Potgieter b. b 18 Mar 1722, d. b 14 Nov 1768
  • Jacomina Potgieter3 b. b 24 Jun 1753
BaptismsAletta van Rooyen was baptized on 27 August 1724 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Jacob Gerritsz van Deventer and Alida Willemse. This witness has not been positively identified but Alida Willemse is(are) potentially the correct individual(s.)2,1


  1. [S317] Webpage Van Rooyen Webpage (…).
  2. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, 1724; Dito [Den 27ste Aùgùsùs]; Aletta, Doghter van Cornelis Van Roien en Jacomijne Van Deventer. Getuijgen Jacob en Aaltje Van Deventer.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  3. [S329] Eric Swardt, "Die Nageslag van Harmen Jansz Potgieter", February 2006. Hy trou Aletta VAN ROOYEN, trou 14 Mrt 1751, (dogter van Cornelis VAN ROOYEN en Jacomina (Jacomyntjie) VAN DEVENTER) gedoop 27 Aug 1724, verw. nr. b3. Aletta: Sy xx 20.12.1772 Johann Christoffel Heymers van Bleckede in Hanover, die substituut-landros van Swellendam. Haar vader kom van Gorinchem in Nederland na die Kaap in 1713.. Hereinafter cited as "Potgieter Register."

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