Bertries van Couchin

F, #7700, b. circa 1650, d. between 27 January 1720 and 7 September 1720

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Last Edited02/01/2014
Birth*Bertries van Couchin was born circa 1650 in Couchin.1,2,3
 
Marriage*She married Claas Cornellisen van de Caep, son of Cornelia Arabus, on 9 July 1690 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.4
 
Death*She died between 27 January 1720 and 7 September 1720 de Caep de Goede Hoop.3
 
Occupation*Bertries van Couchin was likely the matron at the Lodge referred to on 23 April 1684 (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.5 
Will*Bertries van Couchin left a will on 27 January 1720 de Caep de Goede Hoop.6 
Baptisms - WitnessBertries van Couchin and Claas Cornellisen van de Caep witnessed the baptism of Anna Heyns on 23 September 1691 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.7
She witnessed the baptism of Johannes van de Caep on 10 November 1697 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).8,9
She and Claas Cornellisen van de Caep witnessed the baptism of Michiel Eksteen on 26 April 1705 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).10
She witnessed the baptism of Jacob Kruger on 17 July 1718 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.11,12
Slave BirthsCirca 1718, Maria van de Caab was born in bondage and was owned by Bertries van Couchin de Caep de Goede Hoop.13,6,14
Slaves owned by individualsOn 1 October 1719 Christina van Bengaalen was owned by Bertries van Couchin.14

Citations

  1. [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. "free-black woman Maaij Beatrice van Cochin (c. 1650-1720)."
  2. [S392] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar), 1665-1695: ao 1690
    Den:9:Julij:
    Zijn in den huwelijken staat vereenigt Claas Cornellisen jonkman vande
    Caab met Bertries van Couchin jonge dogter, 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).
  3. [S424] Mansell G. Upham, "Armosyn Revisited", Capensis (Armosyn Revisited) 2/2000 (July 2000): ... (will of Beatrice van Coutchin oud omtrent 70 jaar) 27 January 1720 (vertoont 7 September 1720).. Hereinafter cited as "Armosyn Revisited."
  4. [S392] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar): 1690
    Den:9:Julij:
    Zijn in den huwelijken staat vereenigt Claas Cornellisen jonkman van de Caab met Bertries van Couchin jonge dogter, May 2006, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  5. [S424] Mansell G. Upham, "Armosyn Revisited", 23 April [a:[nn]o 1684] met belydenisse Matrice, een vrie slavin, Malle-barin: Grote Armosy: en Jan Pasquael - All evidence points to this woman being Beatrice van Cochin (1650-1720) - informally and (affectionately?) known as Maije Beatrice - who later became lawful wife to Armosyn Claasz's brother, Claas Cornelisz van de Caab. Significantly, she appears together with Armosyn I and Jan Pasqual the Lodge's schoolteacher who was predecessor to Armosyn Claasz's brother.
  6. [S424] Mansell G. Upham, "Armosyn Revisited", ... (will of Beatrice van Coutchin oud omtrent 70 jaar) 27 January 1720.
  7. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: 1691
    Den selfeen Dito (23 September) een kindt gedoopt waer van vader is
    Paul Hen[g]hst de moeder Maria Schalk als
    getuijge stondt Claes Cornelisse, met sijn
    huijsvrou Bentris van Coutchies is genamet
    Anna, 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.).
  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), "10 November 1697: 10 Novb: 1697: gedoopt het Kint van Marta Emanuel slavin van Johannes Holsmit, waar van Christian als vader ondergetijge van Louis van Bengale en Berties Cornelisse van Coetzien gent: Johannes."
  9. [S747] VC 605 (NGK G1-8/2), Burger Slave Baptisms, 1696-1712: 10 Novb:r 1697. gedoopt het kint van Marta Emanuel slavin van Johannes Holsmit, en
    van Christas als vader onder getuijge van Louis van Bengale en [Bertien] Cornelisse van Coetzien, gent. — Johannes See Mansell Upham for correct transcription., transcribed by Corney Keller, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/. Hereinafter cited as Burger Slave Baptisms.
  10. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): [26 April 1705] van Hendrik Oostwald van Eksteen, en Sara Heins onder ge-
    tuijge van Claas Cornelis en Beatris Cornelis, gent: - Michiel, (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).
  11. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "17 do [July 1718] Jacob. Jacob Crùger, en Johanna Kemp. De vader en Beatrice van Cochin. https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/…."
  12. [S34] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 4 J-K (Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council, 1992), p. 435. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 4 J-K.
  13. [S665] Mansell Upham 'Johanna Kemp - An enquiry into the ancestry of the Cape-born Johanna Kemp (c. 1689-1778) - wife of Jacob Krüger (from Sadenbeck)', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (This article is under review), March 2012. "In her will, Beatrice leaves a substantial legacy to her two-year old slave girl Maria van de Caab. [The will was dated 27 Jan 1720.]"
  14. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "[1719] 1 Octob. een de van Bertriser van Coùchin de moeder is Christina van Bengaalen: het is vrij gegeeven. Maria. https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/…."
 

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