Gerrit van Wijk1

M, #6846, b. 30 September 1714, d. circa May 1787
Father*Arie van Wijk Willemse3 b. 15 Apr 1686
Mother*Anthonetta Campher2 b. b 29 Jan 1690

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Last Edited05/11/2014
BirthGerrit van Wijk was born before 30 September 1714 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.4
Marriage*He married Maria Magdalena Eykhoff, daughter of Mathijs Hendrik Eckhoff and Elisabeth Vivier, on 2 November 1738 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
Death*He died circa May 1787.2


Maria Magdalena Eckhoff b. 15 Jun 1721, d. 6 Aug 1776
  • Catharina Elisabeth van Wijk2 b. 22 Jan 1741, d. c Mar 1808
  • Gerrit Matthys van Wyk7 b. b 15 Sep 1754
Names in the record, in publications, etc.30 September 1714, the name of Gerrit was written in the record as Gerret van Wyck.5
1782, the name of Gerrit was written in the record as Gerrit van Wijk Ariesz.2
BaptismsGerrit van Wijk was baptized on 30 September 1714 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Aletta van Wyk and Gerrit van Wijk.6 See: Baptism of Gerret van Wyck


  1. [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.
    2 Novb. [1738]. Gerrit van Wijk van Cabo de Goede Hoop Burger aan Drakensteijn. En Maria Magdalena Eykhoff van Cabo voornoemdt. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  2. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records ( ""
  3. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records ( ""
  4. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide - based on date of baptism.
  5. [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, Gerret, d'Vader Ary Van Wyck, d'Moeder Antonette Kamfer, getù Gerrit van Wyck, en Alletta van Wyck, 30e 7r 1714.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  6. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Gerret, d'Vader Ary Van Wyck, d'Moeder Antonette Kamfer, getù Gerret van Wyck, en Alletta van Wyck, 30e 7r 1714.
  7. [S324] GSSA, "Die VAN WYK-families van Suid-Afrika, Uitgawe 3", 6 Feb 2010 (Pretoria). . Hereinafter cited as "Die VAN WYK-families van Suid-Afrika, Uitgawe 3."

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