Barbara Cornelisz Backer

F, #7358, b. circa 1670

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NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732
Last Edited22/07/2015
BirthOrigin*Barbara was from Utrecht and was perhaps born there circa 1670.1 
Marriage*She married Jan Sandersz: on 18 May 1689 Utrecht.2,3
Marriage*She married Jacobus Kuylets, son of Conrad Kuylets and Ursula Esser, on 6 September 1722.1
Names in the record, in publications, etc.1712, the name of Barbara was written in the record as Barbara Cornelise Bakker.3
27 October 1726, the name of Barbara was written in the record as Barbara Cornelissen Bakken.4
Baptisms - WitnessBarbara Cornelisz Backer and Jacobus Kuylets witnessed the baptism of Jacobus Vion on 27 October 1726 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.4
Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)1695 Barbara Cornelisz Backer and Jan Sandersz: were enumerated on the opgaafrol (census/tax roll) , wives were not identified by name in this opgaafrol.5
In 1712 Barbara Cornelisz Backer and Jan Sandersz: were enumerated in the muster roll.3


  1. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia of the Germans at the Cape, 1652-1806, Archives Year Book for South African History (Cape Town: Government Printer, Union of South Africa, 1946), p. 55. ~ (1) 6.9.1722 Barbara Cornelisz Backer of Utrecht, wid. Jan Sanderse. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  2. [S840] Website Het Utrechts Archief ( "Trouwinschrijving Jan van Westerhout en Barber Backer,
    Jan van Westerhout
    Voornaam:     Jan
    Patroniem:     Sanderssen
    Tussenvoegsel:     van
    Achternaam:     Westerhout
    Barber Backer
    Voornaam:     Barber
    Patroniem:     Cornelissen
    Achternaam:     Backer
    711 Burgerlijke stand gemeente Utrecht en van de voormalige gemeente Zuilen: retroacta doop- trouw- en begraafregisters
  3. [S706] Monsterrol van de vrije luijden 1712 for de Caep de Goede Hoop (Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch, "Jan Sandersz v. Westerholt [?Westerhout?] & Barbara Cornelise Bakker."
  4. [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, Den 27 October 1726; K: Jacobùs; V: Pieter Vion; M: Anna De Haas; G: Jacobùs Kùlets, Barbara Cornelissen Bakken.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  5. [S829] Opgaafrol van burgers, 4036 VOC, 0367 Sandersz: K 368 Jan 1--- ...4...1 1 K [i.e. with wife in the Cape district]; Algemene Rijksarchief, Den Haag, as transcribed by Hans Heese. Hereinafter cited as Opgaafrol Kaap 1695. My thanks to Hans Heese for sharing his transcription of this opgaaf.

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