Jacob Gerritsz van Deventer

M, #6252, b. circa 1705
Father*Gerrit Jansz van Deventer1 b. c 1660
Mother*Ariaantje Jacobs1 b. b 25 May 1673

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Last Edited11/11/2014
Birth*Jacob Gerritsz van Deventer was born circa 1705.1
BaptismJacob Gerritsz van Deventer was baptized in July 1705.1 
Marriage*He married Dorothea Coetser, daughter of Jacob Coetzer and Cornelia Helm, on 17 April 1735 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
Marriage*He married Hester van Jaarsvelt, daughter of Adriaan van Jaarsveld and Cornelia Nèl, on 3 March 1748 Drakenstein. The marriage was performed by Ds. Salomon van Echten.3


Dorothea Coetser b. 19 Sep 1717
Names in the record, in publications, etc.3 March 1748, the name of Jacob was written in the record as Jacob van Deventer.3
Baptisms - WitnessJacob Gerritsz van Deventer and Alida Willemse witnessed the baptism of Aletta van Rooyen on 27 August 1724 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.4,5


  1. [S342] E-mail from Louw van Deventer (e-mail address) to e-mail address, dated 29 Sept 2005 (Personal Library).
  2. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, D.D. [Den 17 April 1735]. Jacob Gerritz van Deventer v an Cabo borger aan Drakensteyn. J.M. met Dorothea Coetzer van Cabo J.D.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  3. [S470] Marriage Register, Drakenstein I Marriages, Personen in den Huwelyken Staat bevestigd door Predekant. Salomon van Echten.
    3 Maart [1748]. Jacob van Deventer van Cabo de Goedehoop Burger aan Swellendam wedu. En Hester van Jaarsvelt van Cabo voornoemd J.D.
  4. [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.
  5. [S317] Webpage Van Rooyen Webpage (http://freepages.family.rootsweb.com/~vanrooyen/…).
  6. [S151] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 2 D-G (Pretoria, South Africa: Human Science Research Council, 1989), p.67. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 2 D-G.

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