Christoffel Smit1

M, #6794, b. before 22 November 1722
Father*Christoffel Smit1 b. b 9 May 1688
Mother*Catharina le Fèvre1 b. 27 Aug 1688

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NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732
Last Edited02/01/2014
Birth*Christoffel Smit was born before 22 November 1722 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismChristoffel Smit was baptized on 22 November 1722 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Hans Jacob Conterman and Maria Kickers.2
Marriage*He married Maria van Wijk, daughter of Willem van Wijk and Johanna Catharina Campher, on 8 April 1753 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.3


Maria van Wijk b. b 25 May 1732
  • Maria Magdalena Smit4 b. 17 Aug 1756
  • Willem Smit5 b. b 20 Jan 1760, d. 9 Jan 1837
  • Sophia Elisabeth Smit6 b. 24 Sep 1768


  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. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Christoffel, d' Vader Christoffel Smit, d' Moeder Catharina la Feber; getn. Hans Conterman en Maartytis Beijers; 22 9b 1722.
  3. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records ( "; last accessed on 27 April 2010;
    Church Registers - Drakenstein Congregation, Cape Archives, VC 644, VC 654
    marriages, page 30, 1753
    Den 8 April, Christoffel Smith, van Cabo de Goede Hoop burger aan Stellenbosch jongman met Maria van Wyk, van Cabo voorn: jonge dogter."
  4. [S34] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 4 J-K (Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council, 1992), p 484. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 4 J-K.
  5. [S352] Lukas Rinken, "eSAGI", 2005-2009 . . Hereinafter cited as "eSAGI."
  6. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records ( "; last accessed on 27 April 2010;
    8 Church Registers - Swartland Congregation, microfilm of the original registers, Latter Day Saints, also Cape Archives VC666, Consulted at the Norwich Latter Day Saints Family History Centre, VC666
    baptisms, page 78, 1769
    Sophia Elizabeth. De ouwders zijn Cristoffel Smith Christoffelszoon, en Maria van Weijk, als getuijgen zijn Schalk Willemse van der Merwe, en Johanna Adriana Smith. den 24 7tember 1768 nata. Den 5 Maart 1769 gedoop."

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