Gottfried Meyhuysen1

M, #7775, b. circa 1655, d. 1701

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Last Edited09/05/2015
Birth*Gottfried Meyhuysen was born circa 1655 in Maagdeburg, Germany.2,3,4
 
Marriage*He married Femmetje Kouthof on 25 December 1684 de Caep de Goede Hoop.5,1,2,3
 
Marriage*He married Barbara van der Swaen in December 1693 de Caep de Goede Hoop.6,1
 
Death*He died in 1701.7,3
 

Family

Femmetje Kouthof b. c 1665, d. b Dec 1693
Children
Occupation* On 2 July 1687 Gottfried Meyhuysen was was appointed monsterschrijver of the militia - presumably keeper of records.8 
Occupation On 31 December 1691 Gottfried Meyhuysen was was pagter van den sleet der brandwijnen, araq en gedistilleerde wateren, or holder of the liquor license.9 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.25 December 1684, the name of Gottfried was written in the record as Godefried Meyhusen.5
7 March 1694, the name of Gottfried was written in the record as Godfrijd Meijhuijsen.10
Gottfried Meyhuysen was also known as Gabriel Meijnhuijsen.11
2 October 1702, the name of Gottfried was written in the record as Godfried Myhuijsen.12
Baptisms - WitnessGottfried Meyhuysen and Barbara van der Swaen, Diedelhoff Biebout and Willmijntie Adriaans witnessed the baptism of Cornelius Bibault on 7 March 1694 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.10
Slave TransactionsOn 26 April 1686 Sophia van Madagascar was sold by William Deeron to Gottfried Meyhuysen, for Rds. 50.13
On 15 October 1686 Francis van Cochin was sold by Aletta Uijttenbogaert to Gottfried Meyhuysen, for Rds. 95.14
On 24 September 1692 Sophia van Madagascar was sold by Gottfried Meyhuysen to Didelhof Bibout, for Rds. 100.15
On 28 December 1693 Anna van Madagascar was sold by Will Gutter to Godefried Meyhusen, for Rds. 75.16
On 12 January 1694 Lijsbeth van Madagascar was sold by Will Gutter to Gottfried Meyhuysen, for Rds. 68.17
On 13 January 1696 Sara van Malabar was sold by Dirk Mol to Godfrijd Meijhuijsen, for Rds. 100. I believe the purchaser in this instance to have been not Gabriel but Godfrijd Meuijhuijsen - Corrections welcome.11

Citations

  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), MEYHUYSEN, GOTTFRIED. - Maagdeburg, ~ as widower, 26.12.1684, Femmetje Kouthof of Hasselt, ~ in December 1693 Barbara van der Swaan of Leyden.. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  2. [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.
  3. [S150] Edited & augmented by GISA Originally compiled by J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 5 L-M, GISA SA Genealogies (Stellenbosch, South Africa: Genealogical Institute of South Africa, 1999), p. 614. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 5 L-M.
  4. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  5. [S717] NGK G 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk - First Marriage Register at the Cape, 1665-1712: 26 December 1684:
    Godefried Meyhusen van Maegdenburgh, boer, weduwenaer
    en
    Jannetie Couthof van Hasselt, jongedochter, as transcribed and annotated by Mansell Upham, (10 September 2012), Personal Library. Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk - First Marriages.
  6. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town), 1695-1712: "Kerkboek 1695-1712," p. 96, [1702] 2 Octob:
    Jacob Langenberg van Amsterdam wed:naar
    met Barbara vander Swaan van
    Lyden weduwe van Godfried Myhuijsen, 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).
  7. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia, † 1701.
  8. [S788] Webpage Tanap (http://databases.tanap.net/) (Original records held by unknown repository, unknown repository address) "Reference code: C. 19, pp. 37-40.
    Woensdag 2 Julij 1687.
    ...
    Godfrid Meijhuijsen [10] tot monsterschrijver."
  9. [S788] Webpage Tanap (http://databases.tanap.net/) (Original records held by unknown repository) "Reference code: C. 21, pp. 55-61. ...
    Maandag 31 Decembris 1691, 's morgens.
    Godfrid Meijhuijsen, vrijburger hier in de Tafelvallei geseten en pagter van den sleet der brandwijnen, araq en gedistilleerde wateren voor den tijd van desen lopende jaare en sulx ter somme van derthien duijsend en vijfhonderd gulds."
  10. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: Den 7 Martij een kindt gedoopt waer van vader is Diedeloff Biebout, de moeder Willmijntie Adriaans, tot getuijge stondt Godfrijd Meijhuijsen, ende Barbara van der Swaen, is genaemt Cornelis, 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. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.171. 13.1.1696, p. 11: Sara from Malabar (20), sold by Dirck Mol to Gabriel Meijnhuijsen for Rds. 100.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  12. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town) transcribed by Corney Keller: "Kerkboek 1695-1712," p. 96, [1702] 2 Octob: Jacob Langenberg van Amsterdam wed:naar met Barbara vander Swaan van Lyden weduwe van Godfried Myhuijsen, 24 Mar 2012, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/
  13. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.145. 26.4.1686: Sophia from Madagascar (15/16), sold by Will Deeron to Godfried Meijhuijsen for Rds. 50.
  14. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.144.
  15. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.161.24.9.1692, pp. 162-163: Sophie from Madagascar (19/20), sold by Godfried Meyhuysen to Didlof Bibou for Rds. 100.
  16. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.164. 28.12.1693, p. 438: Anna from Madagascar (16), sold by Will Gutter to Godfried Meyhuysen for Rds. 75.
  17. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.164. 12.1.1694, p. 458: Lijsbeth from Madagascar (14/15), sold by Will Gutter to Godfried Meyhuijsen for Rds. 68.
 

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