Jan Wessels

M, #6859, b. circa 1660, d. before 19 April 1711

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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
NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732
Last Edited15/10/2016
Birth*Jan Wessels was born circa 1660.1
 
Marriage*He married Rebecca van Baelbergen on 16 May 1683 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
 
MarriageHe married Helena Wynantsz, daughter of Wynand Leendertsz Bezuidenhout and Jannetje Gerrits, on 10 September 1684 (Cape Town).3
 
Death*He died before 19 April 1711.4
 

Family

Helena Wynantsz b. b 23 Jun 1669
Children
Occupation* On 16 May 1682 Jan Wessels was Baes Slager or master butcher.1 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.10 July 1701, the name of Jan was written in the record as Jan Wesselse.5
Baptisms - WitnessJan Wessels and Maria Lindenhovius witnessed the baptism of Johannes Viljoen on 24 September 1684 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.6,7
He and Helena Wynantsz witnessed the baptism of Johannes Heufke on 10 July 1701 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.8
Slave TransactionsOn 11 August 1683 Anna van Malabar was sold by Jan Wessels to Johannes Smith, for Rds. 45.9
On 12 December 1685 Alexander van Madagascar was sold by Jan Baptist Groeneveld to Jan Wessels, for Rds. 84.10
On 24 April 1688 Aron van der Kust Coromandel was sold by Vincent Paets to Jan Wessels, for Rds. 65 on condition that Aron would not be taken to Batavia. If Wessels wished he could sell Aron to Wouter Valckenier at the same price.11
On 11 June 1688 Anthony van Bengale was sold by Dominicus Barentsz to Jan Wessels, for Rds. 70.12
On 22 May 1690 Clara van Magnado was sold by Adrianus Heck to Jan Wessels, for Rds. 90.13
On 8 June 1690 Augustijn van Bengale was sold by Jan de Marre to Jan Wessels, for Rds. 80.14
On 20 June 1692 Coridon van Malabar was sold by Jan Ammans to Jan Wessels, for Rds. 80.15
On 15 March 1695 Badjoe van Sorade sold on behalf of Wijbrandt le Clagthon by Andrijs de Man to Jan Wessels, for Rds. 90.16
On 21 June 1696 Francois Origin Unknown was sold by Jacob Joppe de Jonge to Jan Wessels, for Rds. 70.17
On 29 June 1697 Claas van Bengale and Carel van Selon were sold by Coenraad Warneer to Jan Wessels, for Rds. 80 and Rds. 70, respectively.18
On 8 February 1698 Ansela van Banda was sold on behalf of N de Vos by Jacob Joppe de Jonge to Jan Wessels, for Rds. 100.19
On 23 May 1699 Abel van Macassar was sold by Jacob Joppe de Jonge to Jan Wessels, for Rds. 60.20
Slave EmancipationsOn 21 November 1698 Ansela van Banda was emancipated by Jan Wessels.21

Citations

  1. [S392] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar), 1665-1695: ao' 1683
    den 16 Maey.
    Jan Wessels Baes slager en Rebecca van Baelbergen weduwe van D.Hulseraer zal., 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).
  2. [S392] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar): ao' 1683. den 16 Maey. Jan Wessels Baes slager en Rebecca van Baelbergen weduwe van D.Hulseraer [Hulsenaer] zal., May 2006, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  3. [S392] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar): ao' 1684
    den 10.7br Jan Wessels weduwenaar. Baesslager, en Helena Wynantsz, jonge.dochter, vand de Caep.Hope, May 2006, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  4. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town), 1695-1712: "Kerkboek 1695-1712," p. 107, 19 Apr 1711, marriage entry for Petrus Tavenraath and Helena Bezuijenhout, 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. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town) transcribed by Corney Keller: "Kerkboek 1695-1712," p. 22, 10 Julij [1701]
    van Johannes Huefke en Alida Botma
    onder getuyge van Jan Wesselse en
    Helena Wynands, gent:
    - Johannes, 24 Mar 2012, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/
  6. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: Ao:' 1684
    eodem dito (24 September) Joannes
    Francois Vilion en Cornelia Campenaer
    Jan Wessels en Maria Lindenhovius, 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.).
  7. [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.
  8. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): [10 Julij 1701] van Johannes Huefke en Alida Botma onder getuyge van Jan Wesselse en Helena Wynands, gent: - Johannes, (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/, http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).
  9. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 140. 11.8.1683: Anna from Malabar, sold by Jan Wessel, chief butcher, to Joannes Smiths, sick comforter, for Rds. 45.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  10. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 143. 12.12.1685, p. 163: Alexander from Madagascar, sold by Jan Baptiste Groenevelt, first mate of the Baren, to Jan Wessels, Free Burgher at the Cape. for Rds.84.
  11. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.153. 24.4.1688, pp. 102-103: Aron from the Coast (22), sold for Rds. 65 by Vincent Paets, Rear-Admiral on the return fleet and sailing on the Sion, to Jan Wessels on condition that this slave was not to be taken to Batavia. If he wished, he could sell the slave to Wouter Valckenier for the same price.
  12. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.153. 11.6.1688, pp. 131-132: Anthony from Bengal (20), sold by Dominicus Barentsz, skipper of 't Rad van Avontuur, to Jan Wessels for Rds. 70.
  13. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.156.
  14. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.157. 8.6.1690, pp. 515-516: Augustijn from Bengal (20/21), sold by Jan de Marre, skipper of the Nieuwland, to Jan Wessels for Rds. 80.
  15. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.160. 20.6.1692, pp. 101-102: Coridon from Malabar (22/23), sold by Jan Ammans, skipper of the Ridderschap, to Jan Wessels for Rds. 80.
  16. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.167. 15.3.1695, p. 75: Badjoe from Soradea, sold by Andries de Man on behalf of Wijbrandt le Clagthon to Jan Wessels for Rds. 100.
  17. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.173. 21.6.1696, pp. 80 (verso) - 81: Francois from an unknown origin (13), sold
    by Jacob Joppe de Jongh to Jan Wesselsen for Rds. 70.
  18. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 179. 29.6.1697, p. 218 (verso): Claas from Bengal (20) and Carel of Selon (sic) (26), sold by Coenraad Warneer, skipper of the Berkenroode, to Jan Wessels for Rds. 80 and Rds. 70 respectively.
  19. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 182. 8.2.1698: Ansela from Banda (28), sold by Jan Joppe de Jongh on behalf of N. de Vos, stationed in Japan, to Jan Wessels for Rds. 100.
  20. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 189. 23.5.1699: Abel from Macassar (30), sold by Jacob Joppe de Jongh, skipper of De Swaag, to the Free Burger Jan Wesselse for Rds. 60.
  21. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 186. 21.11.1698: Ansela from Banda manumitted by Jan Wessels.
  22. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p. 1115. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-K.
  23. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): 1690
    Den i Jannuarius een kindt ghedoopt waer van vader is Jan Wesselz de moeder Helena Wijnants, als ghetuige ston[den] Cornelis Stevenz Botma ende Juffr. Geertruijd Lubb[ ]
    ende ghenaemt Joannes Cornelis, 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.): 1692
    Den 7 September een kint gedoopt waer van vader is jan Wessels
    de moeder Helena Wijnants, de getuijge sijn Jan de Beer
    ende Aletta Cruse is genaemt Maria, 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 1695
    dito (5 Junii) een kind van Sara van Madagascar, gen[aemt]
    Jonas, getuijge Job van Madagaskar
    lijfeijgenen van de Ed Hr Gouverneur, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  26. [S736] VC 605 (NGK G1-8/2), NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town), 2012, 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).
  27. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town), 1695-1712, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/
 

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