Pieter Jansz van der Westhuijsen

M, #6706, b. circa 1640

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NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695
NGK (Cape Town) Marriages1665-1695NGK (Cape Town) Marriages 1665-1695
NGK (Cape Town) Marriages1695-1712NGK (Cape Town) Marriages 1695-1712
Last Edited01/05/2017
BirthOrigin*Pieter was from Brugge and may have been born there circa 1640.1,2 
Marriage*He married Maria Hendricksz Winkelhausen on 18 November 1673 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
 
Marriage*He married Eva Gerritz Lichthart on 26 September 1706 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.3,4
 

Family

Maria Hendricksz Winkelhausen b. c 1650
Children
Names in the record, in publications, etc.9 May 1677, the name of Pieter was written in the record as Pieter Jansz van Westhuysen.5
7 May 1679, the name of Pieter was written in the record as Pieter Janssen van Westhuisen.
26 July 1706, the name of Pieter was written in the record as Pieter van de Westhuysen.3
Baptisms - WitnessPieter Jansz van der Westhuijsen potentially witnessed the baptism of Johannes van Niekerk on 15 September 1697 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), this witness has not been positively identified.6
Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)In 1674 Maria Jansz Visser appears to be enumerated alone in the monsterrol under the name Schotze Marie - my thanks to Mansell Upham for pointing out that a process of elimination led him to this conclusion. Ockert Corneliszoon Olivier with whom she was engaged in an extra-marital relationship was enumerated separately and also alone. Her children Aeltje Wilhelmse and Cornelis Ockers appear to be enumerated among three unnamed children in the guardianship of Maria Hendricksz Winkelhausen and Pieter Janssen van Westhuisen under the entry 'd' Lieren [sic] 3 k[inders]. I am not sure who the third child was.7
In 1675 Maria Jansz Visser appears to be enumerated alone in the monsterrol Cape district under the name Schotze Marie - my thanks to Mansell Upham for pointing out that a process of elimination led him to this conclusion. Ockert Corneliszoon Olivier with whom she was engaged in an extra-marital relationship was enumerated separately and also alone. Her three unnamed children Aeltje Wilhelmse, Cornelis Ockers and Dina Olivier appear to be enumerated in the guardianship of Maria Hendricksz Winkelhausen and Pieter Janssen van Westhuisen under the entry 'd' Lieren [sic] 3 k[inders].8
Maria Jansz Visser appears to be enumerated alone in the monsterrol of 1677 under the name Schotze Marij - my thanks to Mansell Upham for pointing out that a process of elimination led him to this conclusion. Ockert Corneliszoon Olivier with whom she was engaged in an extra-marital relationship was enumerated with his brother Hendrick Cornelisz Olivier and his two unnamed children, presumably Cornelis Ockers and Dina Olivier. Her oldest daughter Aeltje Wilhelmse may still have been in the care of Maria Hendricksz Winkelhausen and Pieter Jansz van der Westhuijsen.9
Vrijbriewen and Burgher StatusOn 18 January 1662, Pieter Jansz van der Westhuijsen was granted a vrijbrief or letter of freedom which released him from his contractual obligations to the VOC and accorded him the status of vrijburgher or free burgher. He was recorded as a soldier. I have assumed this to be Pieter Jansz van der Westhuijsen from Brugge. Corrections welcome.10
Slave TransactionsOn 11 September 1676 Abraham van Gale was sold by Jan van Oldenburgh to Pieter Janssen van Westhuisen, for Rds 51.11,12
On 22 December 1676 Mars van Madagascar was sold by Jan Cornelisse Swanshouck to Pieter Jansz van Westhuysen, for Rds. 45.13,14
On 28 February 1687 Orson van Madagascar and Jacob van Madagascar were sold by Theunis Dircksen van Schalckwyck to Pieter Jansz van der Westhuijsen.15
On 8 January 1689 Arent van Madagascar was sold by Elsie Suurwaarden to Pieter Jansz van der Westhuijsen, for Rds. 60.16
On 18 January 1697 Bruijnet van de Caep was sold by Johannes Starrenburg to Maria van Guinea, for Rds. 85. Both Böeseken and Shell incorrectly record the purchaser to be Pieter van de Westhuysen however this was corrected by Hattingh in Kronos. The purchaser was her mother, who emancipated her daughter in 1703.17,18
On 2 September 1697 Pieter van Malabar was sold by Lambert Adrianse van Weede to Pieter Janssen van Westhuisen, for Rds. 70.19

Citations

  1. [S332] Webpage tanap.net (http://databases.tanap.net/mooc/) (Original records held by Western Cape Archives and Records Service, Roeland Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa) "Pieter van der westhuijsen van Brugge is in 1673 met Maria Hendriks Winkelhausen, die weduwee van Hendrik Barends, getroud en het in 1716 hertrou met Eva Gerrits Ligthart, die weduwee van Jan Mos. Sien M.O.O.C. 13/2: Boedelrekeningen, 1723-1732, no. 8 en M.O.O.C. 8/1: Inventarissen, 1692-1705, no. 96."
  2. [S392] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar), 1665-1695: dito
    Pieter Jansz van Westhuijsen
    J.M. en Maria Hendricksz
    van [Borghstijnsfurt] wed' van
    Hendrick Barentsz, transcribed by Richard Ball, Norfolk, England, (May 2006), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar).
  3. [S629] Personal communications between Mansell Upham and Delia Robertson, 2010-present. 26 September 1706:
    Pieter van de [sic] Westhuysen van Brugge, wedr.
    met
    Eva Gerritz Lichthart van Amsterdam, wed. van Jan Mos.
  4. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town), 1695-1712: 26 Sept:
    Pieter vande Westhuysen van
    Brugge wed:aar, met Eva Gerritz
    Lichthart van Amst: wed:e wylen Jan Mos
    "Kerkboek 1695-1712," p. 102, 26 Sep 1706, marriage entry for Pieter vande Westhuysen and Eva Gerritz Lichthart, transcribed by Corney Keller, (24 Mar 2012), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town).
  5. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: Ao. 1677
    Den 9 dito (Maij) Jan
    Pieter Jansz van Westhuysen en Maria Hendricks
    Albert Barentsz en Elsie Suurwaarden, transcribed by Richard Ball, Norfolk, England, (May 2006), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.).
  6. [S736] VC 605 (NGK G1-8/2), NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town), 2012: 15 Sept: 1697. gedoopt het kint van Cornelis van Nieukercke en Maria van Westhuyse onder getuyge van Jan van Westhuyse en Maria Hendrix, gent: - Johannes, transcribed by Corney Keller, (1713-1742), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town).
  7. [S781] Monsterrol van de vrije luijden 1674 for de Caep de Goede Hoop (Cape Town) (Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/) "Pieter vande Westhuijsen en Maria Hendrix
    de Lierin 3 k.
    Ocker Cornelissen
    ...
    Schotse Marie etc. memorie". (The monsterrolle or muster rolls were in effect a population census. In my view they were likely based on ships' musters of the period.).
  8. [S782] Monsterrol van de vrije luijden 1675 for de Caep de Goede Hoop (Cape Town) (Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/) "Piet. van Westh. en Maria Hendrix d’Lierin 3 k.
    Ocker Cornelis
    ...
    Schotze Marie". (The monsterrolle or muster rolls were in effect a population census. In my view they were likely based on ships' musters of the period.).
  9. [S783] Monsterrol van de vrije luijden 1677 for de Caep de Goede Hoop (Cape Town) (Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/) "Pieter van Westhuijsen en Maria Hendrix 1 k.
    ...
    Schotse Marij
    ...
    Hendrick en Ocker Corneliss 2 k.". (The monsterrolle or muster rolls were in effect a population census. In my view they were likely based on ships' musters of the period.).
  10. [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, Letters Despatched 1652-1662 to which are added land grants, attestations, Journal of voyage to Tristan da Cunha, names of freemen, &c. Vol III, H.C.V. Leibrandt; (Cape Town, South Africa: W.A. Richards & Sons, Government Printers, 1900), p.272. Pieter van de Westhuysen, soldier. Granted 18th January, 1662.. Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope.
  11. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 132. 11.9.1676: Abraham from Gale, sold by Jan van Oldenburgh to Pieter Jansz van der Westhuijsen for Rds. 51.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  12. [S607] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Kaapse notariële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (II), Die tweede Dekade 1671-1680", Kronos (Die notariële stukke II) 15 (1999): 11.9.1676     [Verlore]
    Jan van Oldenburg verkoop aan Pieter Jansz van der Westhuijsen die slaaf Abraham van Gale vir 51 Rds.. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."
  13. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 133. 22.12.1676: Mars from Madagascar, sold by Jan Cornelisz Swanshoeck, first mate of the V oorhout, to Pieter J ansz van der Westhuijsen for Rds. 45.
  14. [S607] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Die notariële stukke II", 22. 12.1676          [Verlore]
    Jan Cornelisz Swanshoeck, opperstuurman op die Voorhout, verkoop aan Pieter Jansz van der Westhuijsen die slaaf Mars van Madagaskar vir 45 Rds.
  15. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.149. 28.2.1687: Orson from Madagascar (17/18), and Jacob from Madagascar (13/14), sold by Theunis Dircx van Schalkwijck to Pieter Jansz van der Westhuijsen for Rds. 84 for both.
  16. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.153. 8.1.1689, p. 157: Arent from Madagascar (18/20), sold by Elsie van Suerwaerden to Pietcr van der Westhuisen for Rds. 60.
  17. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 175. 18.1.1697, p. 137: Bruijnet from the Cape (22), sold by Johannes Starrenburg to Pieter van der Westhuysen for Rds. 85.
  18. [S810] Mansell Upham 'At Earth's Extremest End… Op 't eijnde van de Aerd … The genealogical impact of the 'Angola' & 'Guinea' slaves at the Cape of Good Hope in the 17th century', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (http://e-family.co.za/ffy/ui66.htm), August 2014. "citing J. Leon Hattingh Kronos."
  19. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 180. 2.9.1697, p. 252 (verso): Pieter from Malabar (35), sold by Lambert Adriaens to Pieter van der Westhuijzen for Rds. 70.
  20. [S190] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p. 634; date of death based on remarriage of spouse.. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R.
  21. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p. 1119. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-K.
  22. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-K, p. 1120.
  23. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): Ao' 1681
    den 16 Maert Barent
    Pieter Janssen van Westhuisen en Maria Hendricks
    Margarita hoefnagelsz, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  24. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): Ad' 1683
    eodem dito (den 27 Jun.) Helena
    Pieter van Westhuisen en Maria Hendricks
    [see previous entry - Sibilla Linnes - a line (and from the photographed photocopy I cannot judge its possible contemporaneity with the entries) from these parents to the witnesses in the previous entry suggests a mistake was made and the witnesses should be: Margarita hoefnagels ien Catharina Meier], 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  25. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): ao' 1686
    den 3 dito (Junii) Hendrick
    Pieter Jansen Westhuisen, en Maria Hendricks
    Margarita Hoefnagelsl, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  26. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): 1690
    eodem Dito (24 September) een kindt gedoopt daer van vader is
    Pijter van de Westhijsen, de moeder Maria Hendriks, als getuijge stondt
    Albert Barents, ende Margarita Hoefnagels, ende is
    ghenaemt Pijter, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
 

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