Margaretha Jans van de Caep

F, #7400, b. before 18 July 1660
Father*Jan Coenraad Visser1 b. c 1620, d. c 1700
Mother-Candidate*Lysbeth van Bengale b. c 1643; candidate relationship, offered with a view toward further discovery in the record.2

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Last Edited04/06/2017
BaptismCandidateMargaretha Jans van de Caep may be the individual who was baptized on 18 July 1660 (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was performed by Ds François Caron.3,4 
Marriage De facto* Before 30 April 1679 Margaretha Jans van de Caep and Ventura van Ceylon were in a de facto relationship Slave Lodge, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.5  
Marriage*She married Lambart van Hoff on 2 September 1685 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.6,7
 

Family 1

Ventura van Ceylon b. c 1656
Child

Family 2

Lambart van Hoff b. c 1660
Child
Occupation* On 7 June 1685 Margaretha Jans van de Caep was a matres, or matron, Slave Lodge, de Caep de Goede Hoop.8 
(Beneficiary) WillMargaretha Jans van de Caep and Elsje van Hoff was named as a beneficiary in the will of Maria Hendriks on 13 April 1713 de Caep de Goede Hoop.9 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.Margaretha Jans van de Caep may be the same person named as Reintje in the Van der Stael letter no. 6, 10 Jun 1660 to 13 Mar 1661 record on 18 July 1660.4,3
30 April 1679, the name of Margaretha was written in the record as Margarita.10
19 August 1685, the name of Margaretha was written in the record as Margarita van de Caep.
2 September 1685, the name of Margaretha was written in the record as Margarita van de Caep.6
12 January 1696, the name of Margaretha was written in the record as Margareta van Hof.11
Baptisms - WitnessMargareta van Hof witnessed the baptism of Davidt van de Caep on 22 May 1678 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.12,13
She witnessed the baptism of Agenietie van de Caep on 19 August 1685 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.14
She witnessed the baptism of Maria Adriaansz on 30 December 1685 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.15
She and Johannes Jan-seun Swart witnessed the baptism of Lijsbeth NN on 10 August 1692 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.16,17
She and Lambart van Hoff witnessed the baptism of Francina Pfeiffer on 29 November 1693 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.18
She and Barend van den Brink witnessed the baptism of Wilhelmùs van de Caep on 25 January 1694 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.19
She and Jan Coenraad Visser witnessed the baptism of Jacob on 22 January 1696 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.20
She and Lambert Simonsz Stam witnessed the baptism of Maria Putter on 21 July 1696 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.21
She witnessed the baptism of Margaretha Oelofse on 16 September 1696 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).22
She potentially witnessed the baptism of Antonetta de Jager before 30 September 1696 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop, this witness has not been positively identified.23
She potentially witnessed the baptism of Wilhelmus Jobels on 9 October 1701 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), this witness has not been positively identified.24
She witnessed the baptism of Johanna Lens on 24 October 1702 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).25
She and Coenraad Scheepers witnessed the baptism of Adriaan de Brak on 16 August 1704 Nederduitser Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.26
She potentially witnessed the baptism of Magtelt van de Caep on 29 August 1705 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), this witness has not been positively identified.27
She witnessed the baptism of Jacob Hillekers on 5 December 1706 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).28
She and Jan Jurgensz Cotze witnessed the baptism of Catharina Hoffman on 1 May 1707 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.29
She and Johannes Pfeiffer witnessed the baptism of Jan Coutsie on 13 November 1707 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).30,31
NotesOn 10 August 1692 Margaretha Jans van de Caep Lorna:
Sy [Margarita van Hoff ] was Margaretha Jans van die Kaap, 'n slaweskool meesteres wie c1685 deur die Kompanjie vrygestel is. Sy is met Lambert van Hoff van Noorweë op 2.9.1685 getroud.7
Slave BirthsBefore 18 July 1660, Margaretha Jans van de Caep was born in bondage and was owned by Johan Anthoniszoon van Riebeeck de Caep de Goede Hoop.32,7
Slaves Owned by the CompanyOn 30 April 1679 Margaretha Jans van de Caep was enslaved and owned by the VOC (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie) at the Cape.10

Citations

  1. [S640] Mansell Upham, "Genealogy of Visser Family at the Cape", July 2011 (Tokyo, Japan). Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Genealogy of Visser Family at the Cape."
  2. [S654] Mansell Upham 'What can't be cured, must be endured … Cape of Good Hope - first marriages & baptisms (1652-1665)', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (http://e-family.co.za/ffy/ui66.htm), January 2012. "Maria [Hendri(c)ks:?/?Hendrix:] van de Caep (c. 1657[?]-1720) - [?] illegitimate private slave-born halfslag daughter of Elisabeth (Lijsbeth) van Bengale; half-sister to halfslag Margaretha Jans: Vissers van de Caep, [?] halfslag Jacob Hendricksz: Hagen(s) / Hages / Hagis & [?] halfslag Anna Pieters:."
  3. [S787] Church matters (Nederlandse Hervormde Kerk), Incoming Letters, 9 April 1652-14 May 1663, (NL-SAA, archiefinventaris 379, inventarisnummer 206, pp. 29-35), (eGSSA - van der Stael Letters, http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/index.php/classis-amsterdam/…), Julij a:o 1660
    Den 18:en d:o heeft d:o Karon wederom een predikatie gedaen, ende gedoopt dese 3 kinderen, een van Thielman Heindricxsz en is genaemt Jannetje, een van mijn slavin is genaemt Pietertje, en een vande slavin vanden h:r commandeur is genaemt Reintje, dese twee zijn onechte kinderen, Godt de geeft dat dese gedoopte kinderen tot zijne naeme eere mogen opwassen.
    http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/index.php/classis-amsterdam/…; last accessed 30 May 2012 as transcribed by Corney Keller.
  4. [S654] Mansell Upham 'UL01 What can't be cured, must be endured …', Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), "Reintje
    buiten echt geboren dochter van een slavin van Riebeeck ? illegitimate halfslag private slave ...
    [?] Margaretha / Margarita [Jans: Visser(s)] van de Caep (c. 1659-c. 1710/1) born Cape c. 1659; illegitimate Company halfslag daughter of Elisabeth (Lijsbeth) van Bengale by Johannes ('Jan Groff') Coenrad[:sz] Visser (from Ommen [in Overijssel])."
  5. [S654] Mansell Upham 'UL01 What can't be cured, must be endured …', Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), "...marries (1) de facto Company slave Ventura van Ceylon / Bengale ..."
  6. [S392] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar), 1665-1695: ao' 1685
    den [2].September Lammert Lourens van Hoff van Noorwegen, jonghman, vryurger en Margarita van de Caep., 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).
  7. [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.
  8. [S654] Mansell Upham 'UL01 What can't be cured, must be endured …', Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), "...member of Cape Church & Company Slave Lodge matres; 7 June 1685."
  9. [S654] Mansell Upham 'UL01 What can't be cured, must be endured …', Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), "13 April 1713: bequeathes in will f 2000 to her sister Margaretha Visser ... & appoints niece Elsie van Hof as universal heir."
  10. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: Ao. 1679
    den 30 April Jacob
    Venture en Margarita companies slaven
    Maria mistijs van de E.H. Cruidop, 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.).
  11. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records (www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk) "http://www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk/olivier/I266.html; last accessed on 4 Oct 2010; Cape Town registers 1696-1712
    page 2: 12 Jan: 1696 gedoopt het kint van Maria onder
    getuijge van Jan Coenraet Visser & Margareta
    van Hof genaemt Jacob."
  12. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): Ano' 1678
    Den 22 (sic prob May) beiden slaven Ventura en Helena onsen
    Christllicken geloove dergenoomen hebbende
    een soontje van 6 maenden out gedoopt
    ende Jost genaemt. en Davidt, de moeder Armytie de vader Kristen en de peet Margarita suster
    , 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  13. [S604] Note concerning Various early Cape individuals, written by Mansell Upham, January - February 2011 (Personal Library "en Davidt, de moeder Annyke: de vader Kristenen, de peet Margarita suster.
    "
  14. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): eodem dito (19 Aug) Angenietie
    Cicilia van Angola, de vader Jan Herfst
    Margarita van de Caep, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  15. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): ao' 1685
    eodem dito (30 December) Maria
    Anna Liberta van Juff Coon ,
    Margarita, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  16. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): 1692: Den 10 Dito (Augusti) nogh aen Stellenbosch een slavinne kint gedoopt van den Landdrost Linnes, over welke getuijgen gestan hebben, den krankbesoeker Jan Swart ende Margarita van Hoff ende is genaemt Lijsbeth., 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  17. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Gedoop op Stellenbosch slavinne kint van den lantdrost Linnes.
  18. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): 1693
    de selfde Dito (29 Novembris) een kindt waervan vader is Joann Phijffer de moeder Maria Hendriks tot getuijge stondt Lambert Lourens ende Margrieta Hoff, is genaemt Francina, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  19. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Wilhelmùs soon van Christina van de Caap is gedoopt dj 24 Janùarij als getùijge Barent van den Brick Margrita van Hoft 1694.
  20. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): [22] Jan: 1696. gedoopt het kint van Maria onder getuygen van Jan Coenraet Visser en Margareta van Hof genaemt - Jacob, (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).
  21. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town), 1695-1712: [21 Julij 1696] gedoopt het kint van Dirck Putter en (Sara,crossed out) Sacharia Wagenaer onder getuygen van Lammert Simonsz en Margareta Janse genamt - Maria
    "Kerkboek 1695-1712," p. 3, 21 Jul 1696, baptism of Maria Putter, transcribed by Corney Keller, (24 Mar 2012), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town).
  22. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "16 Septbr: 1696; gedoopt kint van Andries [Wo?]lofse en Sara van Guiselen onder getuige van Harmen Bartelsz [?] en Margreta van Hof. Margareta
    https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/…, last accessed 2 June 2012."
  23. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "30 Septb: [1696] gedoopt het kint van Pieter Christejanse de Jager en Hermina Karelse onder getuijgen van Lodewijck Widerhold en margareta Janse genaemt Antonetta.
    https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/…, last accessed 24 May 2012
    [My thanks to Jansi Syfert for this transcription.]."
  24. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): [9 Octob: 1701] van Pieter Jobels en Margarita Soubre onder getuyge van Abraham Hertog en Margriet Jansen gent: - Wilhelmus, 1695-1712, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/
  25. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): [24 Oct: 1702] van Pieter Lens en Margrita Blaupard onder getuygen van Margrita van Hof gent: - Johanna, 1695-1712, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/
  26. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): [1704] 16 Aug: van Carel Adriaanz de Brak en Alida Willemsz onder getuyge van Coenraat Jacobse Schepper en Margareta van Hof, gent: - Adriaan, 1695-1712, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/
  27. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "[29 Aug: 1705] van Cornelis Pieters Langelant en Catryn van Batavia, slavin van N. van Helsdingen[?], onder getuyge van Margaret vande Caap, gen[aem]t. - Magtelt
    familysearch.org."
  28. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): [5 Dec: 1706] van Pieter Hillekes Huijtma en Marta Martense onder getuygen van Margarita van Hof gent: - Jacob, 1695-1712, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/
  29. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "[1707] den 1. Meij Jan Hofman en Maria Lowies onder getuijgen van Jan Jùrijn Cotze meet Margreta Vissers. Catharina
    https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/…, last accessed 2 June 2012."
  30. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): ditto [13 November 1707] van Jan Jurrie Coetsé en Elsje van Hoff, onder getuijgen van Joannes Peijder met Margareta van Hoff. - Joannes, 1695-1712, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/
  31. [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), One son, Johannes (13.11.1707, mother called Elsje van Hoff).. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  32. [S654] Mansell Upham 'UL01 What can't be cured, must be endured …', Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), "Reintje
    buiten echt geboren dochter van een slavin van Riebeeck ? illegitimate halfslag private slave
    ..."
  33. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): Ao. 1679
    den 30 April Jacob
    Venture en Margarita companies slaven
    Maria Mistijs van de E.S.Crusdop, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
 

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