Barbara Oberholster

F, #7549, b. before 3 May 1699
Father*Johann Oberholster1 b. b 27 Dec 1680, d. 1723
Mother-Candidate*Magdalena van de Caep b. 15 Aug 1677; This candidate relationship is offered with a view toward further discovery in the record. The name Johanna Barbera features strongly among the descendants of Magdalena van de Caep also known as Magdalena Smits/Smidts

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NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1740NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1749
Last Edited30/07/2017
Birth*Barbara Oberholster was born before 3 May 1699 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2,1
BaptismCandidateBarbara Oberholster may be the individual who was baptized on 3 May 1699 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town). I believe this to be a strong candidate for the baptism of Johanna Oberholster. Oberholster subsequently also names his legitimate daughter Johanna Barbara. Corrections gratefully received.2 
Marriage*She married Paulus Hartogh, son of Johann Hartog and Jannetje van Wijk, on 30 November 1727 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.3
Names in the record, in publications, etc.30 November 1727, the name of Barbara was written in the record as Barbara Overholster.4


  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.484. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  2. [S502] Website Family Search ( "3 Maij 1699, een kint van
    Magdalena vande Caap gent. Johanna Barbera, castys
    Anna van de Caep gent. Johanna, castijs
    Jannetie vande Caep gent. Christina, castys
    Lysbeth vande Caep gent. Salomon, [Halfslag]"
  3. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Den 30 Novbr. 1727. Zyn door my aan Stellenbosch getrouwt. Paulus Hartog van Cabo de Goede Hoope, borger aldaar wedewenaar, met Barbara Overholster van Cabo voornoemt.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  4. [S470] Marriage Register, Drakenstein I Marriages, Den 30 Novbr. 1727. Zyn door my aan Stellenbosch getrouwt. Paulus Hartog van Cabo de Goede Hoope, borger aldaar wedewenaar. met Barbara Overholster van Cabo voornoemt.

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