Wessel Pretoriùs1

M, #7066, b. before 3 June 1674
Father*Johannes Pretorius3 b. 16 Oct 1642, d. 30 Apr 1694
Mother*Geertruyd Meijntinghs2 b. c 1640, d. b 28 Feb 1677

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Last Edited29/04/2011
Birth*Wessel Pretoriùs was born before 3 June 1674.4,2
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BaptismWessel Pretoriùs was baptized on 3 June 1674 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Margarita Meeckhoff and Dirck Jansz Smient.5á
Marriage*He married Geertruy Elberts, daughter of Heinrich Elberts and Aletta ter Meulen, circa 1700.6
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Family

Geertruy Elberts b. 22 Jun 1681
Children
Names in the record, in publications, etc.5 September 1700, the name of Wessel was written in the record as Wessel Pratoriùs.7
Baptisms - WitnessWessel Pratoriùs and Geertrùij Elbers witnessed the baptism of Hendrikz Lùbbe on 5 September 1700 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.7,8,9
He and Geertruy van der Bijl witnessed the baptism of Maria Sophia van der Bijl on 20 March 1701 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.10
He and Aletta Elbers witnessed the baptism of Joanna Bockelenberg on 13 October 1709 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
Slave TransactionsOn 31 May 1697 Jan van Tuticorin was sold by Geertruy Lubberinghs to Wessel Pretoriùs, for Rds. 56.11
Resolutions of the Council of PolicyThe Council of Policy convened on 2 November 1707 de Caep de Goede Hoop with Olof Bergh, Monsr. PN van Reede, Jeronimus Cruse and Willem Corsenaar in attendance. Discussed at the meeting: Wessel Pretoriùs.12

Citations

  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, Joanna, de vader Joannes Bockelenberg, de moeder Jannetie van den Bos, getùygen Wessel Pretoriùs en Aaltie Elbers, den 15 Octob' 1709.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  2. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  3. [S190] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p. 733. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R.
  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. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: Den 3 Junij een soontje van Johannes
    Praetorius en Geertruyd
    Me[.]tinghs sy huijsvrouw
    wierdt genaamt Wessell
    getuyge was Dirck Jansz
    Smiendt [He]ut' nevens Margarita
    Meeckhoff huijsvrouw van
    Willem van Died[en], 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.).
  6. [S151] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 2 D-G (Pretoria, South Africa: Human Science Research Council, 1989), p. 177. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 2 D-G.
  7. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Hendrikz soon van Barent Lùbbe en Jacoba Brandenbùrgh getùijgen Wessel Pratoriùs en Geertrùij Elbers, den 5 Septemb 1700.
  8. [S150] Edited & augmented by GISA Originally compiled by J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 5 L-M, GISA SA Genealogies (Stellenbosch, South Africa: Genealogical Institute of South Africa, 1999), Page 335. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 5 L-M.
  9. [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."
  10. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Maria Sophia dochter van Pieter van der Bijl en Zal[iger] Anna Sophia Bosch, getùij[ge] Wessel Pretoriùs en Geertrùij van der Bijl 20 Maart 1701 [DR: the mother was deceased, i.e. zaliger].
  11. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 176. 31.5.1697, p. 175 (verso): Jan from Tuticorin (25), sold by Geertruyd Lubberinck to Wessel Pretorius for Rds. 56.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  12. [S332] Webpage tanap.net (http://databases.tanap.net/mooc/) (Original records held by Western Cape Archives and Records Service, Roeland Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa) "Resolution of 2 November 1707, Van Aarde's two children were said to be 7 and 9 years old."
 

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