|NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732||NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732|
|Birth*||Willem de Ruyter was born circa 1690.1|
|Marriage*||He married Alletta Botma, daughter of Jan Stevensz Botma de Jonge and Christina de Brùyn, circa 1718.1|
|Alletta Botma b. 3 Aug 1698|
- [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, Lorna:
"Ruyter, Willem; of Nimwegen; arrived in 1715 in the `Amasone' as sailor; served some time in the Hospital, and also on the galiot `Postlooper' as junior surgeon at f14. During the past 2 years he was a loan servant of the agriculturist, Hermanus van Brakel, successfully practising all that time as a surgeon. Wishes to settle as such at Stellenbosch, and asks for burgher papers" datum 11.7.1719 Leibbrandt se Precis van Requesten p.945.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
- [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms.