Hermanus Potgieter

M, #6179, b. before 15 July 1721, d. before 31 October 1756
Father*Hans Jurgen Potgieter1 b. b 16 Jul 1690, d. 1736
Mother*Cornelia Botha1 b. b 6 Jan 1697, d. c 1753
ChartsDescendants of Catharina van Palliacatta

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NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
Last Edited23/08/2014
Birth*Hermanus Potgieter was born before 15 July 1721 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
BaptismHermanus Potgieter was baptized on 15 July 1721 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.2,1
Marriage*He married Elsie Botha, daughter of Jacobus Botha and Elsij Snijman, on 13 May 1745 Tulbagh, de Caep de Goede Hoop.3,4
Death*He died before 31 October 1756.5


Elsie Botha b. 6 Oct 1726


  1. [S329] Eric Swardt, "Die Nageslag van Harmen Jansz Potgieter", February 2006. . Hereinafter cited as "Potgieter Register."
  2. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, 1721; Den 15de Jùlij; Hermannùs, zoon van Jans Jùrgen Potgieter en Cornelia Bota. Getùojgen de Oùders selfs.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  3. [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), (http://e-family.co.za/ffy/ui66.htm), October 2014.
  4. [S329] Eric Swardt, "Potgieter Register", Hy trou Elsie BOTHA, trou 13 Mei 1745 in Tulbagh, Kaap, g. 29 Jul 1725 in Drakenstein,8 (dogter van Jacobus BOTHA en Elsie SNYMAN) gedoop 6 Okt 1726, verw. nr. b4c8.3 Elsie: sy xx 31.10.1756 Daniel Lombard.
  5. [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 remarriage of his widow on 31 Oct 1756.
  6. [S329] Eric Swardt, "Potgieter Register", Elsie POTGIETER, gedoop 7 Sep 1749,1 verw. nr. b6c1d3.

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