Leijsbet Jans

F, #7862, b. circa 1640

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NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695
Last Edited17/09/2017
Birth*Leijsbet Jans was born circa 1640.1
Marriage*She married Jan Reijniersz between 14 April 1657 and 20 July 1659. I have assumed the couple married afterJan was granted his vrijbrief in 1657 and prior to the birth of their daughter in 1659.1


Jan Reijniersz b. c 1630
Baptisms - WitnessLeijsbet Jans and Jan Reijniersz witnessed the baptism of Johanna Rosendael on 26 December 1666 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.1


  1. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: ao 1666
    den 26: Decemb: een doghter van Jacob Cornelisse Rosendael bij Catarina van de Bergh sijn h: peters waren Jan Reimersz en syn h: Leijsbet Jans, wierd genaemt, Jannetje, 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.).
  2. [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. "(Sunday) 20 July 1659:
    baptism:     baptism by Ds. Cornelius Jansonius of 1 infant and 1 adult Mennonite     

    "This day (Sunday) the Reverend Cornelius Jansonius administered
    the Holy Supper of the Lord, and baptized some children".

    Sunday 20 July 1659:     
    "To-day the Rev. Cornelius Jansonius officiated at the Communion Service,
    and some children were christened".

    Den 20:en d:o heeft do:n Jansoonius wederom een predikatie gedaen, ende gedoopt het kint van Jan Reiniersz vrij-burger, en is genaemt, Jannetge, met noch een bejaert persoon wiens ouders Menno gesint sijn geweest, ende is genaemt Jan, ende heeft oock zijn belijdenis des geloofs gedaen, ende mede gecomuniceert. Al soo den selffden d:o het nachtmael des Heeren is uijt gedeelt, ende verscheide persoonen, van Het Hoff van Zeelant, en 't jacht Den Achilles, en van 't Slot Hooningen, die doen ter tijt alhier ter rhede lagen mede gecomuniceert.


    Jannetje [daughter of Jan Reyniersz: / Reijnierssen (from Amsterdam) & Lijsbeth Jansz: (from Amsterdam); repatriates with parents.

    Jan [een bejaert persoon]
    An adult of Mennonite parentage.

    Omitted by Böeseken. - een bejaert persoon contradicted by Journal entry stating "some children" baptized."

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