Leendert Jansz van Gijselen

M, #7849, b. circa 1650

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NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695
NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732
Last Edited16/10/2017
Birth*Leendert Jansz van Gijselen was born circa 1650.1
 
Marriage De facto* Between 1671 and 1689 Leendert Jansz van Gijselen and Maria Willems were in a de facto relationship. The couple were in a relationship for 18 years, but Maria is said to have married in 1689, so these dates are extrapolated from that. Corrections welcome.2 

Family

Maaij Claesje van Angola b. c 1645, d. b 31 Dec 1732
Child
  • Sara van Gijselen+ b. b 5 Jul 1671, d. b 19 Jan 1719; candidate relationship, offered with a view toward further discovery in the record.25
Names in the record, in publications, etc.An unknown date , the name of Leendert was written in the record as Leendert Jans van Gyselen.
An unknown date , the name of Leendert was written in the record as Leendert Jansz.
An unknown date , the name of Leendert was written in the record as Leendert van Gisselen.
Baptisms - WitnessLeendert Jansz and Hans Helm, Geertje Willems and Geertruy Jansz witnessed the baptism of Margaretha Helm on 21 June 1671 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.3
He and Lourens Cornelisz, Catharina Hofftinghs and Margarita Hoefnagels witnessed the baptism of Maria Cornelissen on 3 February 1675 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.4
He and Alida van Hulst and Aeltie Siewers witnessed the baptism of Frederick Potgieter on 28 March 1677 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.5,6
Slave BirthsCirca 1684, Isaac Pieters was born in bondage and was owned by Leendert Jansz van Gijselen de Caep de Goede Hoop.7,8
Circa 1686, Diana van de Caep was born in bondage and was owned by Leendert Jansz van Gijselen de Caep de Goede Hoop.9
Circa 1688, Susanna van de Caep was born in bondage and was owned by Leendert Jansz van Gijselen de Caep de Goede Hoop.9
Slave TransactionsOn 10 November 1677 Tidoor van Goa and Jan van Madagascar were sold by Tobias Marquaert to Leendert Jansz van Gijselen, as part of the sale of a home, stables and erf, garden, pots, his property of 101 morgen 295 roods on the Liesbeeck known as Boschenvelt, 5 cattle, 2 horses, a fully equipped wagon and gardening equipment for a skuldbrief of f 6 300. Only the first names of the slaves were included in the record, and I have assumed these were the correct individuals.10
Pieter van Macassar was sold by Tobias Vlasvath on behalf of Pieter de Ruijter to Leendert Jansz van Gijselen on 9 April 1682.11
On 24 June 1682 China van Malabar was sold by Leendert Jansz van Gijselen to Claas Hendriksz.12
On 14 May 1683 Tidoor van Goa was sold by Leendert Jansz van Gijselen to Jacob Aartse Brouwer.13
On 21 January 1684 Unnamed and Gender Unspecified Slave van Madagascar was sold by William Deeron to Leendert Jansz van Gijselen, for Rds. 64.14
On 28 September 1686 Thoonhaas van Madagascar was sold by Tobias Marquaert to Leendert Jansz van Gijselen, for Rds. 90 and half an aum of wine.15
Pieter van Madagascar was sold from the estate ofLeendert Jansz van Gijselen to Guillaume Heems on 28 August 1690 de Caep de Goede Hoop, from the estate of.9,16
On 28 August 1690 Anthoni van Madagascar was sold from the estate of Leendert Jansz van Gijselen by Fredrick Russouw de Wit and Jan Dircks de Beer to Simon van der Stel for Rds. 100.17,18
On 28 August 1690 Jan van Madagascar was sold from the estate of Leendert Jansz van Gijselen by Fredrick Russouw de Wit and Jan Dircks de Beer to Claas Leendertsz for Rds. 50.19,20
On 28 August 1690 Pieter van Madagascar was sold from the estate of Leendert Jansz van Gijselen by Fredrick Russouw de Wit and Jan Dircks de Beer to Guillaume Heems for Rds. 100.21
On 28 August 1690 Paul van Madagascar was sold from the estate of Leendert Jansz van Gijselen by Fredrick Russouw de Wit and Jan Dircks de Beer to Hendrick Cornelis for Rds. 107.22,23
Slave EmancipationsLijsje van Madagascar was emancipated by Leendert Jansz van Gijselen, on 28 August 1690, with her children Leendert Jansz van Gijselen, Isaac Pieters, Diana van de Caep and Susanna van de Caep, in terms of his will.9,24
Slaves owned by individualsBefore 28 August 1690 Lijsje van Madagascar was owned by Leendert Jansz van Gijselen.9

Citations

  1. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  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, Lorna:
    Maria, (vir 18 jaar huishoudster en bysit van Leendert Jans van Gyselen - CJ 2649 f.14) was die vrou van Matthys Diedericks [SAG says CJ 1164: 14, 3 March 1689]. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  3. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: dito (21Juni anno 1671). een dochtercke van Hans Helm en Geertje Willems syn huysvr' wiert genaamt grietjen tot getuyge stonden Leendert Jansz en Geertruy Jansz., 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.).
  4. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): [1675] Den 3 Feb een Dochtertie van Lourens Cornelisz en Catharina Hofftinghs syn huijsvrouw de naam was Maria als getuyghen stonden Leendert van Gisselen en Margarita Hoefnagels, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  5. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): Ao. 1677
    Den 28 Maart Frederick
    Harmen Jansz van Noorthooren en Beeltie Fredericks
    Leenars Jansz en Aeltie Jans, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  6. [S329] Eric Swardt, "Die Nageslag van Harmen Jansz Potgieter", February 2006. . Hereinafter cited as "Potgieter Register."
  7. [S545] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh Die Eerste Vryswartes van Stellenbosch 1679 - 1720, Wes-Kaaplandse Instituut vir Historiese Navorsing, Tygerberg, Cape Town, (1981) 0-909075-65-4 "'n Ander vryswart, Isaac Pietersz, was in 1713 ... In die daaropvolgende ondervraging deur landdros Nicolaas van der Heuvel het Pietersz te kenne gegee dat hy reeds 29 jaar oud was en dat hy as kind vrygestel is by die afsterwe van Leendert van Gijselen. Laasgenoemde het inderdaad op 28 Augustus 1690 vir Lijsje van Madagaskar met haar drie kinders, Isaq, Diana en Susanna begunstig."
  8. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Lorna:
    Maria Cornelis, vrou van Gerrit Willemse van Leeuwaerden, het 'n buite egtelike verhouding met Isaac Pieters gehad wat twee bruin kinders tot gevolg gehad het. Sien Prof. J L Hattingh se `Eerste Vryswartes van Stellenbosch 1679-1720 p.60.
  9. [S545] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh Die Eerste Vryswartes van Stellenbosch 1679 - 1720 "Laasgenoemde het inderdaad op 28 Augustus 1690 vir Lijsje van Madagaskar met haar drie kinders, Isaq, Diana en Susanna begunstig. Dieselfde dag is ook uit sy boedel 'n slaaf met die naam Pieter van Madagaskar (25) verkoop wat waarskynlik die vader van hierdie drie kinders kon gewees het, aangesien Isaac inderdaad as 'n "swart" jong bestempel is."
  10. [S607] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Kaapse notariële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (II), Die tweede Dekade 1671-1680", Kronos (Die notariële stukke II) 15 (1999): 10.11.1677          T 159           TS I, g.p.
    Tobias Marquart, vryburger, verkoop aan Leendert van Gyselen, mede vryburger, sy woonhuis, stalle en erf en wat verder daarop is, tuin, alle pote, ens, 101 morge 295 [vk] roede langs die Liesbeeckrivier, Boschenvelt met twee slawe, Tidoor en Jan, 5 beeste, 2 perde, ‘n wa met volle toebehore, en tuingereedskap vir ‘n skuldbrief van f 6 300.. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."
  11. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 139, 9.4.1682: Pieter from Macassar, sold by Tobias VIasvath on behalf of Pieter de Ruijter, Free Burgher of Batavia, to Leendert van Gijselen for Rds. 80.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  12. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 139, 24.6.1682: China from Malabar, sold by Leendert Jansz to Claes Hendricx from Meldorp for Rds. 67.
  13. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 140. 14.5.1683: Tidoor from Goa sold by Leendert Jansz van Gijselen to Jacob Aersse Brouwer.
  14. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 141. 24.1.1684: Willam Deeron sold a slave from Madagascar to Leendert van Gijselen for Rds. 64.
  15. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.147. 28.9.1686: Thoonhaas from Madagascar (30/31), sold by Tobias Marquart to Leendert van Gijselen for Rds. 90 and half an aum of wine.
  16. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, A calendar of bondage in southern Africa, 1550 to 1888, CD-ROM; ISBN 1-86918-063-1; (Cape Town: Ancestry24, September 2007). Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
  17. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.157. 28.8.1690, pp. 14-15: Anthoni from Madagascar (21), sold by Frederick Roussouw de Wit and Jan Dircx de Beer ex the estate of the late Leendert Gijselen to Simon van der Stel for Rds. 40.
  18. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, Sequence IDNO:       0743     
    Slaves First Name:       Anthonij     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       van Madagascar     
    Day Of Sale:       28     
    Month Of Sale:       8     
    Year Of Sale:       1690     
    Type Of Sale:       Domestic     
    Type Of Name:       Classical     
    Continental Origin Code:       Mada&Mau     
    Slaves Age:       21     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Price In Rixdollars:       40     
    Sellers Last Name:       Van Gijselen     
    Sellers First Name:       Leendert     
    Sellers Civil Status:       burgher     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Liesbeeck valley     
    Sellers Occupation:       Market Gardener     
    Buyers Last Name:       Van der Stel     
    Buyers First Name:       Simon     
    Buyers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Table valley     
    Buyers Occupation:       governor     
    Primary Reference:       Member of orphan chamber.
  19. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.157. 28.8.1690, pp. 16-17: Jan from Madagascar (40), sold by Jan Dircx de Beer and Frederick Rossouw de Wit ex the estate of the late Leendert van Gijselen to Claas Leendertsz for Rds. 50.
  20. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, Sequence IDNO:       0742     
    Slaves First Name:       Jan     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       van Madagascar     
    Day Of Sale:       28     
    Month Of Sale:       8     
    Year Of Sale:       1690     
    Type Of Sale:       Domestic     
    Type Of Name:       Christian     
    Continental Origin Code:       Mada&Mau     
    Slaves Age:       40     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Price In Rixdollars:       55     
    Sellers Last Name:       Van Gijselen     
    Sellers First Name:       Leendert     
    Sellers Civil Status:       burgher     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Liesbeeck valley     
    Sellers Occupation:       Market Gardener     
    Buyers Last Name:       Leendertsz     
    Buyers First Name:       Claas     
    Buyers Civil Status:       burgher     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Cape district     
    Buyers Occupation:       hired servant     
    Primary Reference:       Member of orphan chamber.
  21. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.157. 28.8.1690, pp. 18-19: Pieter from Madagascar (25), sold by Jan Dircx de Beer and Frederick Russouw de Wit ex the estate of the late Leendert van Gijselen for Rds. 100 to Guilliam Heems.
  22. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.157. 28.8.1690, pp. 20--21: Paul from Madagascar (19), sold by Jan Dircx de Beer and Frederick Russouw de Wit out of the estate of the late Leendert van Gijselen for Rds. 107.
  23. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, Sequence IDNO:       0745     
    Slaves First Name:       Paul     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       van Madagascar     
    Day Of Sale:       28     
    Month Of Sale:       8     
    Year Of Sale:       1690     
    Type Of Sale:       Domestic     
    Type Of Name:       Christian     
    Continental Origin Code:       Mada&Mau     
    Slaves Age:       19     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Price In Rixdollars:       107     
    Sellers Last Name:       Van Gijselen     
    Sellers First Name:       Leendert     
    Sellers Civil Status:       burgher     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Liesbeeck valley     
    Sellers Occupation:       Market Gardener     
    Buyers Last Name:       Cornelis     
    Buyers First Name:       Hendrik     
    Buyers Civil Status:       burgher     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Cape district     
    Buyers Occupation:       farmer     
    Primary Reference:       Member of orphan chamber.
  24. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.157. 28.8.1690, pp. 22-23: Lijsje from Madagascar is freed, together with her three children Isaq, Diana and Susanna, in accordance with the will of the late Leendert van Gijselen.
  25. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Lorna:
    Sara = 5.7.1671, was die dogter van 'n onbekende christen vader en Claasje, 'n Kompanjie slavin. Sara het die van Van Gyselen geneem en dus word dit aanvaar dat sy die buite egtelike kind van Leendert Jansz van Gyselen was. . . .
 

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