Johannes Jacobus Coetser

M, #6357, b. 24 May 1716
Father*Jacob Coetzer1 b. c 1680
Mother*Cornelia Helm1 b. b 17 Sep 1673, d. bt 23 May 1720 - 21 Jun 1720

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Last Edited06/11/2014
BirthJohannes Jacobus Coetser was born before 24 May 1716 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
Marriage*He married Maria Botha, daughter of Johannes Botha and Anna van der Merwe, on 15 February 1739 de Caep de Goede Hoop.3


Maria Botha b. b 29 Mar 1722
  • Johannes Jacobus Coetzer5 b. b 25 Sep 1754
Names in the record, in publications, etc.15 February 1739, the name of Johannes was written in the record as Johannes Jacobus Coetzer.3
BaptismsJohannes Jacobus Coetser was baptized on 24 May 1716 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Cornelia Helm and Johannes Craaij.4


  1. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records (
  2. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  3. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Personen in den Huwelyken Staat bevestigd door Predekant. Salomon van Echten.
    15 February V [1739]. Johannes Jacobus Coetzer van Cabo de Goede Hoop Burger aan Drakensteijn J.M. en Maria Botha van Cabo voornd. J.D.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  4. [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, Johannes Jacobus, d'Vader Jacob Coetser, d'Moeder Cornelia Helmes, getn' Joannes Craa, en Cornelia Helm, 24 May 1716.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  5. [S153] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 1 A-C, HSRC SA Genealogies (Pretoria: Institute for Historical Research, Division Genealogical Research, Pretoria, 1986, 1989), ISBN 0-620-23962-X, p.625-626. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 1.

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