Johannes Petrus van der Walt

M, #6869, b. 7 October 1749, d. 27 July 1825
Father*Geele Andriesz van der Walt1 b. c 1700, d. a 13 Feb 1757
Mother*Johanna Weyers1 b. 12 Jan 1724, d. 7 Nov 1767

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Last Edited08/08/2015
Birth*Johannes Petrus van der Walt was born on 7 October 1749.2
BaptismJohannes Petrus van der Walt was baptized on 4 October 1750 Nederduitser Gereformeerde Kerk, Tulbagh.3 
Marriage*He married Alida Johanna Venter, daughter of Jan Hendrik Venter and Johanna Maria Buys, on 21 October 1770 Tulbagh, de Caep de Goede Hoop.
Death*He died on 27 July 1825 Graaff-Reinet at age 75.1


Alida Johanna Venter b. 5 Oct 1755, d. 21 Jan 1835
  • Martha Maria van der Walt2 b. 19 Oct 1777, d. 2 May 1856
  • Anna Catharina van der Walt1 b. 11 Aug 1783
Occupation* Johannes Petrus van der Walt was a farmer and Veldkommandant.1 


  1. [S460] Prof. Barend J. Venter, "Voorsate staat van Heinricha Venter", 22 September 2008 (e-mail address). This ancestral register was compiled for Delia Robertson on 22 September 2008 from the database "Die Venter familie van Suid-Afrika" compiled by B.J. Venter, J.A. Venter and M.A. Venter. Prof. B.J. Venter, 20 Ray Street, Annlin, 0182. Hereinafter cited as "Voorsate staat van Heinricha Venter."
  2. [S370] A.J. & C.M. van der Walt Stamregister van die family Van der Walt, Geskeidenis en Genealogie 1727-1998, privately published by Lochwalt, Potchefstroom, (1998) "p 289/711."
  3. [S532] Website The Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA branch ( "Johannes Petrus
    Baptised: 1750, den 4 Octo
    Father: Geel Andries van der Walt
    Mother: Johanna Weijers
    Witnesses: Johannes Krugel, en Petronella Smit
    Source: Nederduits Gereformeerde Gemeente (NGK), Tulbagh, Baptism register, 1743 to 2 Feb 1800, page 16, entry number 25. Repository: NG Kerkargief, Noordwal-Wes, Stellenbosch, G4 7/1. Transcribed by Lynn Couperthwaite, Trysie Joubert, Richard Ball as part of the eGGSA Project, from VC 657, Cape Archives Repository"

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