Helena Jansz

F, #8187, b. before 5 August 1674
Father*Pieter Janz van Nimmegen1 b. c 1640
Mother*Cornelia Theunisz1 b. c 1647

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NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695
Last Edited15/08/2010
Birth*Helena Jansz was born before 5 August 1674 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismHelena Jansz was baptized on 5 August 1674 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Lysbeth Jansz and Jan Janse van Eeden.1 
(Child) Arrival After 15 March 1676, Pieter Janz van Nimmegen arrived at Mauritius from Cabo de Goede Hoop apparently with his wife Cornelia Theunisz and children Hester Janz, Lucretia Pietersz: and Helena Jansz.2 


  1. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: Anno 1674
    Den 5 Augustus
    een dochtertie van Pieter Jansz van Nymmegen en Cornelia Tuws van Bommell syn huysvrouw wiert genaamt Helena. getuiygen waaren Jan Jans van Oldenburgh & sijn huijsvrouw Elisabeth Jans., 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. [S629] Personal communications between Mansell Upham and Delia Robertson, 2010-present. 15 March 1676: The number of burgers has rather diminished than increased since our last letters, 3 families - those of 2 drunken tailors [Pieter Jansz: (from Nimmegen - Nimwegen / Nijmegen) but he ends up going to Mauritius] & another idler - having been permitted to remove to Batavia ... [Despatch from Goske to Heeren XVII (15 March 1676); Donald Moodie, The Record, p. 341]

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