Dorothea Coetser1

F, #6358, b. 19 September 1717
Father*Jacob Coetzer2 b. c 1680
Mother*Cornelia Helm2 b. b 17 Sep 1673, d. bt 23 May 1720 - 21 Jun 1720

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Last Edited05/11/2014
BirthDorothea Coetser was born before 19 September 1717 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
Marriage*She married Jacob Gerritsz van Deventer, son of Gerrit Jansz van Deventer and Ariaantje Jacobs, on 17 April 1735 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.3


Jacob Gerritsz van Deventer b. c 1705
Names in the record, in publications, etc.17 April 1735, the name of Dorothea was written in the record as Dorothea Coetzer.4
BaptismsDorothea Coetser was baptized on 19 September 1717 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Catharina Ras and Warnar van den Brink.5 See: Baptism of Dorothea Coetser


  1. [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, Dorothea d'Vader Jacob Coetser, d'Moeder Cornelia Helms, getù Warner van de Brink en Catharina Ras, 19 7br 1717.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  2. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records (
  3. [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.
  4. [S470] Marriage Register, Drakenstein I Marriages, 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.
  5. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Dorothea, d' Vader Jacob Coetser, d' Moeder Cornelia Helms, getu, Warnar van de Brink, en Catharina Ras, 19 7er 1717.
  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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