Sara van Gijselen

F, #6733, b. before 5 July 1671, d. before 19 January 1719
Father-Candidate*Leendert Jansz van Gijselen b. c 1650; candidate relationship, offered with a view toward further discovery in the record.1
Mother*Maaij Claesje van Angola2 b. c 1645, d. 1732

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Last Edited03/08/2017
Slave Birth - Company OwnedSara van Gijselen was born in bondage before 5 July 1671 and was owned by the VOC (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie), Slave Lodge, Cape Town, de Caep de Goede Hoop, Sara van Gijselen.3
BaptismSara van Gijselen was baptized on 5 July 1671 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Alexander Carpius.2 
Marriage*She married Andrijs Oelofse on 14 April 1690 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.4
 
Death*She died before 19 January 1719 de Caep de Goede Hoop.5
 
LiquidDist* On 19 January 1719 a liquidation and distribution account was prepared in the estate of Sara van Gijselen (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.5

Family 1

Andrijs Oelofse b. c 1650, d. b 31 Dec 1709
Children

Family 2

Child
(Witness) BaptismCandidateSara van Gijselen and Claas Cornellisen van de Caep witnessed the baptism of Margaretha Hartog on 18 April 1700 Nederduitsche Gereformeede Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.6 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.An unknown date , the name of Sara was written in the record as Sara van Gyselen.
Sara van Gijselen was also known as Sara Leenderts.7
13 May 1703, the name of Sara was written in the record as Sara Leendersz.8
9 May 1706, the name of Sara was written in the record as Sara Leendertsz.9
Slave EmancipationsOn 31 December 1689 de Caep de Goede Hoop Sara van Gijselen, a company owned slave, was emancipated on condition that upon her death she would bequeath half her possessions to the Company as reimbursement for the costs incurred in educating her.10

Citations

  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, Lorna:
    Sara = 5.7.1671, was die dogter van 'n onbekende christen vader en Claasje, 'n Kompanjie slavin. Sara het die van Van Gyselen geneem en dus word dit aanvaar dat sy die buite egtelike kind van Leendert Jansz van Gyselen was. . . .. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  2. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: Anno 1671
    Den 5 Juli
    Een Comp. slaafinne kint half van een christen vader de moeder genaamt Claasje t' kint Sara, tot getuyge stont in plaatze van den E.Command. en den raat, Alexander Carpius Schoolm', 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.).
  3. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): [Anno 1671 ]Den 5 Juli. Een Comp. slaafinne kint half van een christen vader de moeder genaamt Claasje t' kint Sara, tot getuyge stont in plaatze van den E.Command. en den raat, Alexander Carpius Schoolm', 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  4. [S392] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar), 1665-1695: ao 1690. eodem Dito [Den 14 April]. sijn nogh in den huijwelijcken staet aen Stellenbosch vereenigt, Andrijs Oleofze van Christiania, borger aaen Stellenbosch, met Sara van Gijselen, jonge doghter van de Caep de Goede Hoop., 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).
  5. [S603] Liquidation and distribution account of the personal estate of Sara Jansz van Gijselen of de Caep de Goede Hoop, dated 19 January 1719 (eGSSA - MOOC 13/1/1 Boedelrekeninge 1709-1722.
  6. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "[1700] 18 april Een kint van Jannetie van Wyk, onder getuyge van Claas Cornelis en Sara Leendertz, gen:t Margrieta
    https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/…,49605402,49605403,49605404 - last accessed 18 Apr 2014."
  7. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): 1692
    Den 19 8bris aen Stellenbosch een kint gedoopt waer van de vader
    is Andrijs Oelofse, de moeder Sara Leenderts, tot getuijg[e]
    stont Roelof Pasman, ende Fijtie Schalk, is genaemt
    [Flure], 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  8. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Anna, dogter van Andries Roelofs en Sara Leendersz, getùyge Arent Gildenhùysz en Jùdith Smit. (den 13 Mey 1703.
  9. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Johannes, d' Vader Andries Oelofse, d' Moeder Sara Leendertsz, gètùygen Jan van Saxsen, en Margarèta Voogt, der 9e Mey 1706.
  10. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.155, [Transporten & Schepenkennisse] pp. 292-293 Sara from the Cape, a half-caste female belonging to the Company, promised that upon her death (and after her marriage to Andries Oelsen), she would leave half her possessions to the Company in return for the education she received as a child.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  11. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  12. [S190] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p. 663. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R.
  13. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records (www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk).
  14. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Le 28 ditau [Juin 1699] Cornellijs fils de handris Norman Et Lamere de Lanfant L'on y presante au Saint bapteme [i.e. Cornellijs son of Andries the Norman or Norwegian and the mother of the infant was present at the baptism. Andries Oelofse was Norwegian.]. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  15. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Lorna:
    . . . Sara Magdalena het die van Meurs gebruik. Was Samuel Martini de Meurs haar vader?
 

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