Gerrit Willemsz

M, #7296, b. circa 1670

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NGK (Cape Town) Marriages1665-1695NGK (Cape Town) Marriages 1665-1695
NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732
Last Edited02/01/2014
Birth*Gerrit Willemsz was born circa 1670 in Leuwaerden.1
 
Marriage*He married Maria Cornelisz, daughter of Cornelis Claasz and Catharina van Malabar, on 9 April 1691 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.2,3
 
Marriage De facto* Between 1713 and 1724 Gerrit Willemsz and Anna van Wijk were in a de facto relationship de Caep de Goede Hoop. . In personal communication, Upham notes in private conversation that, even though a marriage record has not yet been found, it is not unlikely that Anna van Wijk and Gerrit Willemsz were legally married. The baptism of their son Gerrit Willemsz (later Gerrit Nieuwoudt) not, as was the norm, reflect illegitimacy.4,5 

Family 1

Maria Cornelisz b. 27 Oct 1678
Children

Family 2

Anna van Wijk b. c 1698, d. a 1732
Child
Names in the record, in publications, etc.20 January 1696, the name of Gerrit was written in the record as Gerrit Willems.6
Between 22 August 1700 and 27 September 1705, the name of Gerrit was written in the record as Gerrit Willemse.7
16 January 1707, the name of Gerrit was written in the record as Gerret Willems.8
10 November 1709, the name of Gerrit was written in the record as Gerret Willemse.9
Baptisms - WitnessGerrit Willemsz and Catharien Levoir witnessed the baptism of Hendrik Pyl on 14 October 1703 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.10,11
He and Maria Cornelisz witnessed the baptism of Aaltie Gerrits on 27 September 1705 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.12
He and Maria Cornelisz witnessed the baptism of Pieternel Kemp before 13 September 1711 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).13

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. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  2. [S392] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar), 1665-1695: ao 1691
    Den 9 Dito (April)
    sijn in den huijwelijken staedt aen Stellenbosch vereenigt, Gerrit Willemz Leeuwaerden jonghman, met Maghtelt Cornelisse van de Caep de Goede Hoop jonge Dogter, 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).
  3. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Lorna:
    9.4.1691 "… Stellenbosch vereenigt Gerrit Willemsz van Leuwaerden jonghman met Maghtelt (sic) Cornelisse van de Caep de Goede Hoop jonge Dogter." Sy was Maria = 27.10 1678 d/v Cornelis Claasen van Utrecht en Catharina van Malabar. Hy was 'n kalkbrander.
  4. [S735] Mansell G. Upham, "Was Gerrit Nieuwoudt really a NIEUWOUDT?", Capensis [Gerrit Nieuwoudt] 3/2001 (Augst 2001). Hereinafter cited as "Gerrit Nieuwoudt."
  5. [S629] Personal communications between Mansell Upham and Delia Robertson, 2010-present.
  6. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Arien zoon van Gerrit Willems: de moeder Marij Cornelis is gedoopt dj 20en Janùarij 1696 als getùijge Pietter Gerritsz: Jette Wittebol.
  7. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Antje dochter van Gerrit Willemse en Maria Cornelisse, getùijge Klaas Jùriaanse en Keetje Cornelisse 22 Aùg: 1700
    Aaltie, dogter van Casper Gerritse en Elsje Speldenberg getùygen Gerrit Willemse, en Maria Cornelis. Der 27e 7br 1705.
  8. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Willem, d' Vader Gerret Willems, d' Moeder Maria Cornelis, d' getùygen Andries Voermeester en Catrina Van Bengale, der 16e Janry 1707.
  9. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Willem, d'Vader Gerret Willemse, de Moeder Maria Cornelisse, getùyge Jan Jeronimy, met Elisabeth Elsje Heins, 10 Nov: 1709.
  10. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Hendrik, soon van Cornelia Cornelis, getùyge Gerret Willems, en Catharina Wismar, den 14 Octob 1703.
  11. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records (www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk) "http://www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk/robberts/I046.html."
  12. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Aaltie, dogter van Casper Gerritse en Elsje Speldenberg getùygen Gerrit Willemse, en Maria Cornelis. Der 27e 7br 1705.
  13. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): D:o [13 September 1711] van Pieter Kemp, en Luitje Gerritsz; de getuigen Gerrit Willemsz en Marritje Cornelis. - Pieternel, (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).
 

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