F, #7848, b. circa 1688
|NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695||NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695|
|NGK (Cape Town) Marriages1665-1695||NGK (Cape Town) Marriages 1665-1695|
|Birth*||Anna Elkop was born circa 1688.1|
|Marriage*||She married Andries Beets on 26 September 1688 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.2|
|(Orphans) ShipVoyage||On 20 March 1688 the China departed Goeree enroute to de Caep de Goede Hoop where it docked on 4 August 1688. Among those on board were a group of eight orphan girls sent to the Cape following requests by Jan van Riebeeck (1659) and Simon van der Stel (1685) that the Heeren XVII send between 20 and 40 marriageable girls to the Cape. When they were finally sent in 1688 the Heeren XVII wrote that they had been selected because of their experience in farming and it was suggested they be encouraged to marry farmers. They were: Ariaante Jansse, Willemyntje Ariens de Wit, Ariaantje Jacobs, Judith Verbeek, Engeltje Cornelisse van der Bout, Catharina Jansz van der Zee, Petronella Cornelisz and Anna Elkop. Also, on board were 28 Huguenot refugees from Provence, of whom 8, mostly women, died enroute. The refugees who commenced this 19 week voyage were Matthieu Fracassé, Pierre Jaubert, Susanne Reyne, Pierre Jourdan, Marie Jourdan, Jeanne Rousse, Marie Rousse, Marguerite Rousse, André Pellanchon, Paul Jourdan, Pierre la Grange, Jehane Marque, Jean Jourdan, Pierre Jourdan, Jean Mesnard, Louise Courbonne, Marie Anthonarde, Pierre Malan, Elisabeth Richarde, Jacques Malan and Paul Roux.3,4,5|
|Names in the record, in publications, etc.||2 March 1692, the name of Anna was written in the record as Anna Beets.|
|Baptisms - Witness||Anna Beets and Didelhof Bibout, Willemijntie Adrians and Jan Mostaard witnessed the baptism of Maria Bibault on 2 March 1692 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.6|
- [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
- [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).
- [S795] Website The Dutch East India Company's shipping between the Netherlands and Asia 1595-1795 (http://resources.huygens.knaw.nl/das/search).
- [S568] Webpage Weesmeisies (http://www.eggsa.org/articles/Weesmeisies.htm#seven).
- [S766] Harry Booyens 'God Bless the Good Ship China', First Fifty Years, (http://e-family.co.za/ffy/ui125.htm), March 2012, "http://www.e-family.co.za/remarkablewriting/…."
- [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: Den 2 Martij een kindt gedoopt waer van vader is Diedelhof Biebo[uw] de moeder Willemijntie Adrians, als getuijge stondt Jan Mos[disappear into binding] ende Anna Beets, is genaemt Maria, 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.).