Anna Elizabeth Gerrits

F, #6646, b. 18 October 1699
Father*Caspar Gerrits1 b. c 1670
Mother*Elsie Speldenbergh1 b. 26 Nov 1679

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NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732
Last Edited29/05/2016
BirthAnna Elizabeth Gerrits was born before 18 October 1699 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
Marriage*She married Heinrich Weyers on 1 May 1718 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.3,4,5
Marriage*She married Nicolaas Lekkerwijn, son of Arij Lekkerwijn and Marie de Lanoy, on 17 November 1739 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.6

Family 1

Heinrich Weyers b. c 1680
  • Maria Weyers2 b. b 18 Feb 1720
  • Elsje Gerrits+ b. b 16 Nov 1721; In Die herkoms van Elsje Gerrits, moeder van die Els-Stammoeder – Anna Maria Pieterse Charlie Els makes a convincing case for the parentage of Elsje Gerrits10
  • Johanna Weyers+9 b. 12 Jan 1724, d. 7 Nov 1767

Family 2

Nicolaas Lekkerwijn b. b 18 Jun 1696
  • Johanna Margaretha Lecrévent6 b. b 17 Nov 1743
Names in the record, in publications, etc.18 October 1699, the name of Anna was written in the record as Anna Lijsebet Gersen.7
18 February 1720, the name of Anna was written in the record as Anna Gerritse.8
BaptismsAnna Elizabeth Gerrits was baptized on 18 October 1699 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Marija Cornelijs and Loùrens Sweets. This witness has not been positively identified but Loùrens Sweets is(are) potentially the correct individual(s.)7,9


  1. [S151] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 2 D-G (Pretoria, South Africa: Human Science Research Council, 1989), p. 431. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 2 D-G.
  2. [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.
  3. [S650] VC33, NGK Stellenbosch Marriage Records: ditto [1718; 1 Maij] - Wijer Hendrikz van Epen jongm[an] met Anna Elisabeth Gerritsdogter, (1700-1788), Western Cape Archives and Records Service, Roeland Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. Hereinafter cited as NGK Stellenbosch Marriage Records.
  4. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia of the Germans at the Cape, 1652-1806, Archives Year Book for South African History (Cape Town: Government Printer, Union of South Africa, 1946), WEYERS, HEINRICH, also called WEYER, HENDRIKS.-Epe. Arr. 1702 as so., wagon-driver 1705, b. 1714. ~ 1.5.1718 Anna Elisabeth Gerritsdogter, i.e. d. of Caspar Gerrits of Nimwegen and Elsje Speldenberg, bapt. 18.10.1699. 3 children. † 5.8.1725. (GMR 1704-5; V.C. 56; G.R. nr. 172.) Another daughter of W. seems to have been Adriana Weyers, bapt. 29.9.1748 at Stellenbosch as grown-up person, married to Johann Martin Schwebler (q.v.) and Christoffel Heyske (q.v.).. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  5. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p.1128. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z.
  6. [S352] Lukas Rinken, "eSAGI", 2005-2009 . . Hereinafter cited as "eSAGI."
  7. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Anna Lijsabet dochter van Caspar Gersen de moeder Elsen Speldenbergh de getùgen Loùrens Sweets en Marija Cornelijs ijs gedoop den 18 October 1699.
  8. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Maria, d'Vader Weyer Hendrikse, d'Moeder Anna Gerritse getùyge Geertrùyt Gerritse: 18e Feb 1720.
  9. [S370] A.J. & C.M. van der Walt Stamregister van die family Van der Walt, Geskeidenis en Genealogie 1727-1998, privately published by Lochwalt, Potchefstroom, (1998).
  10. [S551] Charlie Els, "Die herkoms van Elsje Gerrits", Familia - Die herkoms van Elsje Gerrits Familia 47 (2010). Hereinafter cited as "Die herkoms van Elsje Gerrits."

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