Amerentia Potgieter

F, #6194, b. 17 September 1684
Father*Harmen Jansz Potgieter1 b. 1635, d. c Mar 1706
Mother*Isabella Frederiksz1 b. c 1652, d. c Dec 1711

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Last Edited15/08/2010
BirthAmerentia Potgieter was born before 17 September 1684 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
Names in the record, in publications, etc.17 September 1684, the name of Amerentia was written in the record as Ammerinsie Potgieter.
BaptismsAmerentia Potgieter was baptized on 17 September 1684 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Douw Gerbrantz Steijn and Aaltje Claasz.2,1
Baptisms - WitnessAmerentia Potgieter potentially witnessed the baptism of Anderijs Batùm on 6 June 1700 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop, this witness has not been positively identified.3


  1. [S329] Eric Swardt, "Die Nageslag van Harmen Jansz Potgieter", February 2006. . Hereinafter cited as "Potgieter Register."
  2. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: Ao:' 1684
    den 17 September Ammerinsie
    Harmen Jansen Smith en en (sic) Bely Fredricks
    Douwe Gerbrants en Aeltie Claese[N], transcribed by Richard Ball, Norfolk, England, (May 2006), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.).
  3. [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, Anderijs soon van Henderck Batùm de moeder Belij Ijans de getùgen Warnar van den Brijenck en Martijn Herms ijs gedoop den 6 Ijùnij 1700.
    [Lorna: Die name (of the 2nd witness) is erg verwronge en dit is nie duidelik na wie hier verwys word nie, maar sy was miskien een van Harmen Jansz Potgieter se dogters? - Amerentia = 17.9.1684 of Maria = 31.8.1687]. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.

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