Johanna Best

F, #6985, b. 12 March 1702
Father*Martinùs Best1 b. c 1680
Mother*Neeltie Andriesz1 b. c 1670

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NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732
Last Edited29/09/2011
BirthJohanna Best was born before 12 March 1702 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
Marriage*She married Hermanus Smuts, son of Michiel Cornelis Smuts and Cornelia Emael, on 8 November 1716 Zeeuws-Vlaandere.2


Hermanus Smuts b. 1694
BaptismsJohanna Best was baptized on 12 March 1702 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Abraham Evertsz, Claas Vechtman and Anna Catharina Cleef.3
Baptisms - WitnessJohanna Best witnessed the baptism of Cornelia Elisabeth Strydom on 30 November 1727 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).4


  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. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p.901. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z.
  3. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Johanna, dogter van Martinùs Best, d' Moeder Neeltie Andriesz, getùygen Abraham Evers, Nicolaas Vegtman, en Anna Catharina Cleef, gedoop 12e Maart 1702.
  4. [S736] VC 605 (NGK G1-8/2), NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town), 2012: Cornelia Elisabeth, d' vad:r Johannes Strydom, d' moed:r Judith Schreuder, getu: Pieter van Breda, Johanna Best; 30e 9b:r. [1727], transcribed by Corney Keller, (1713-1742), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town).
  5. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z, p.901-902.

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