Catharina van Jaarsveld

F, #6840, b. before 4 April 1723
Father*Adriaan van Jaarsveld1 b. 1682, d. b 9 Jan 1751
Mother*Cornelia Nèl1 b. c 1690

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Last Edited11/11/2014
Birth*Catharina van Jaarsveld was born before 4 April 1723 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
BaptismCatharina van Jaarsveld was baptized on 4 April 1723 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Claas Jansz van Rensburg and Aletta van der Merwe.2
Marriage*She married Joseph de Clercq, son of Abraham le Clercq and Madeleine Mouton, on 10 October 1745 Drakenstein.3


Joseph de Klerk b. 25 Aug 1726
  • Cornelia Susanna de Klerk5 b. 24 May 1750
(Beneficiary) InventoryCatharina van Jaarsveld benefitted from the estate of Adriaan van Jaarsveld on 9 January 1751 as specified in the inventory.4
Names in the record, in publications, etc.14 November 1728, the name of Catharina was written in the record as Cornelia van Jaarsveld.2
10 October 1745, the name of Catharina was written in the record as Catharina van Jaarsveldt.3


  1. [S34] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 4 J-K (Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council, 1992), p 13. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 4 J-K.
  2. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, 1723; Den 4de April; Cornelia, Doghter van Adriaan Van Jaarsvelt en Cornelia Nel. Getùijgen Claas Janse van Rijnsburgh, Aaltje Van Der Merven. [Published records ascribe this baptism to Catharina van Jaarsveld, married to Joseph de Klerk. In addition, in her father's inventory of 9 Jan 1751, Catharina is described as 27 years old. The name on this baptism must therefor be an error - the scribe repeating the mother's name.]. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  3. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Personen in den Huwelyken Staat bevestigd door Predekant. Salomon van Echten.
    [10] Octbr [1745]. Joseph de Clercq van Cabo de Goede Hoop Burger aan Drakensteyn, Jong man en Catharina van Jaarsveldt van Cabo voornoemt Jonge Dogter. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  4. [S788] Webpage Tanap ( "Reference no.: MOOC8/7.13. Testator(s): Arij van Jaarsveld. 9 Januarij 1751."
  5. [S34] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, S.A. Genealogies 4 J-K, p 317.

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