Willem Wilhelmse

M, #8120, b. before 15 November 1671
Father*Wilhelm Wilhelmse van Deventer1 b. c 1640
Mother*Maria Jansz Visser1 b. c 1649, d. 7 Jun 1718

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NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695
Last Edited02/01/2014
Birth*Willem Wilhelmse was born before 15 November 1671 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismWillem Wilhelmse was baptized on 15 November 1671 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Jochem Marquart and Grietje Gerrits.1 
Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)In 1673 Maria Jansz Visser appeared on the muster roll in 1673. She is recorded without her husband who had absconded after killing a 'Hottentot'. Two unnamed children are recorded with her, one of whom must have been Aeltje Wilhelmse. By then she had also had two sons, Hendrick Wilhelmse and Willem Wilhelmse, one of whom must have been the second child.2


  1. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: Anno 1671
    den 15 9veme
    Een soontje van Willem Willemsz en Marie syn huysvr' wiert genaamt Willem tot getuyge stonden Grietje Gerridz en Jochem Marquaert, 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. [S780] Monsterrol van de vrije luijden 1673 for de Caep de Goede Hoop (Cape Town) (Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/) "Marie Willemsz 2 kind". (The monsterrolle or muster rolls were in effect a population census. In my view they were likely based on ships' musters of the period.).

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