M, #7679, b. circa 1660
|NGK (Cape Town) Marriages1665-1695||NGK (Cape Town) Marriages 1665-1695|
|Birth*||Andries Beets was born circa 1660 in Maastricht.1|
|Marriage*||He married Anna Elkop on 26 September 1688 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.1|
|Vrijbriewen and Burgher Status||Andries Beets became a burgher on 26 September 1688, in Dutch vryburgher or vrijburgher, initially a status in which a soldier or other employee of the VOC was released from their contractual obligations to the VOC and permitted to farm, become a tradesman, or work for others. Subsequently some individuals, including the Huguenot refugees, were brought to the Cape specifically to farm and were burghers from the time of their arrival.1|
|Slave Transactions||On 27 November 1688 Titus van Bengale was sold by Jacob Matsen Rootsteen to Andries Beets, no price is recorded.2|
- [S392] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar), 1665-1695: Ao 1688
Den 26 7ber (September)
Andries Be[ets] van Mastrigt J.M. vrijborger aan de Caap met Anna Elkop J.D. van Cleef, 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).
- [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.153. 27.11.1688, p. 151: Titus from Bengal (26/27), sold by Lieutenant Jacob Rootstein to the free shoemaker Andries Beets. No price mentioned.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.