Hester Nel

F, #6522, b. 1 August 1706, d. circa 1785
Father*Guillaume Néel1 b. b 25 Dec 1663, d. c 1734
Mother*Jeanne de la Batte1 b. b 14 Apr 1666

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Last Edited17/01/2011
BirthHester Nel was born before 1 August 1706 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
Marriage*She married Pieter Venter, son of Hendrik Venter and Anna Viljoen, on 30 November 1721 (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
Death*She died circa 1785.2


Pieter Venter b. 18 Oct 1699, d. c 1765
  • Jan Hendrik Venter+6 b. 26 Dec 1723, d. 1795
  • Jacob Venter7 b. b 15 May 1740
  • Johannes Albertus Venter2 b. b 27 May 1747
  • Hercules Venter2 b. b 26 Jul 1750
BaptismsHester Nel was baptized on 1 August 1706 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Maria Rousseau and Cornelis van Dalen.3
Baptisms - WitnessHester Nel and Esaias Néel witnessed the baptism of Elisabeth Pieterse on 24 August 1721 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.4
She witnessed the baptism of Hester van Jaarsveld on 24 August 1721 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.5


  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. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  2. [S460] Prof. Barend J. Venter, "Voorsate staat van Heinricha Venter", 22 September 2008 (e-mail address). This ancestral register was compiled for Delia Robertson on 22 September 2008 from the database "Die Venter familie van Suid-Afrika" compiled by B.J. Venter, J.A. Venter and M.A. Venter. Prof. B.J. Venter, 20 Ray Street, Annlin, 0182. Hereinafter cited as "Voorsate staat van Heinricha Venter."
  3. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Hester, d' Vader Willem Nel, Moeder Jannetie la Bat, getùygen Cornelis Van Dalen, en Maria Rossar, der 1e Aùgùs 1706.
  4. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Elisabeth, d'Vader Barent Pieterse, d'Moeder Jannetie Nel, getù Isaak en Hester Nel, 24e Aùg 1721.
  5. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Anno 1721; Den 24ste Aùgùstùs; Hester, Doghter van Arie Van Jaarsvelt en Cornelia Nel. Getùijgen Hester Nel.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  6. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966). Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-K.
  7. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-K, p.1007, 1010.

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