Geertruy Gerrits

F, #7321, b. 5 August 1703
Father*Caspar Gerrits1 b. c 1670
Mother*Elsie Speldenbergh1 b. 26 Nov 1679

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Last Edited02/01/2014
BirthGeertruy Gerrits was born before 5 August 1703 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
Marriage*She married Cornelis Coetzee, son of Dirk Coetzee and Sara van der Schulp, on 25 February 1740 de Caep de Goede Hoop.3


Cornelis Coetzee b. 13 Feb 1692
  • Judith Coetzee3 b. b 17 Dec 1741
  • Dirk Coetzee3 b. b 30 Sep 1742
Names in the record, in publications, etc.5 August 1703, the name of Geertruy was written in the record as Gerretie Gerritse.
BaptismsGeertruy Gerrits was baptized on 5 August 1703 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Gerbrecht Boshouwer and Blesius Paser.2
Baptisms - WitnessGeertruy Gerrits witnessed the baptism of Maria Weyers on 18 February 1720 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.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. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Gerretie, dogtr van Casper Gerritse, en Elsje Speldenbergh, getuygen Blesiùs Paser, en Gerbregt Pietersz, der 5 Aùgùstij 1703.
  3. [S153] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 1 A-C, HSRC SA Genealogies (Pretoria: Institute for Historical Research, Division Genealogical Research, Pretoria, 1986, 1989), ISBN 0-620-23962-X, p.618-619. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 1.
  4. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Maria, d'Vader Weyer Hendrikse, d'Moeder Anna Gerritse getùyge Geertrùyt Gerritse: 18e Feb 1720.

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