Anna van Wijk

F, #6292, b. circa 1698, d. after 1732
Father*Willem van Wijk1 b. c 1655
Mother*Catharina Harmensz1 b. c 1676

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Last Edited02/05/2013
Birth*Anna van Wijk was born circa 1698.1
Marriage De facto* Between 1713 and 1724 Anna van Wijk and Gerrit Willemsz were in a de facto relationship de Caep de Goede Hoop. . In personal communication, Upham notes in private conversation that, even though a marriage record has not yet been found, it is not unlikely that Anna van Wijk and Gerrit Willemsz were legally married. The baptism of their son Gerrit Willemsz (later Gerrit Nieuwoudt) not, as was the norm, reflect illegitimacy.2,3 
Marriage*She married Isaak Nieuwoudt on 6 February 1724 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.4
Death*She died after 1732.5

Family 1

Gerrit Willemsz b. c 1670

Family 2

Isaak Nieuwoudt b. c 1690


  1. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records ( ""
  2. [S735] Mansell G. Upham, "Was Gerrit Nieuwoudt really a NIEUWOUDT?", Capensis [Gerrit Nieuwoudt] 3/2001 (Augst 2001). Hereinafter cited as "Gerrit Nieuwoudt."
  3. [S629] Personal communications between Mansell Upham and Delia Robertson, 2010-present.
  4. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records ( ";. [Citing: Upham, Mansell - information by email Anna van Wijk was certainly married de jure to Nieuwoudt. They
    married on 6 February 1724 (Kaap Gemeente)
  5. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records ( "; Richard Ball estimates the date of death between 1725 and 1737, but it had to be after the birth of her last child in 1732."
  6. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records ( "; [Citing: Church Registers - Cape Town Congregation . . . 1717, 2 Maij; Gerrit; Gerrit Willemsz en Anna van Wyk; Arij van Wyk en Trijntje Harmensz]."
  7. [S736] VC 605 (NGK G1-8/2), NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town), 2012: [1720] [17 9b:o] Jeremias
    Isaac Niewout, en Anna van Wijk
    Cornelis Stapper, en Maria van Wijk., transcribed by Corney Keller, (1713-1742), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town).

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