Rùdolphùs Brits1

M, #8641, b. before 24 December 1702
Father*Hans Jacob Brits2 b. c 1670
Mother*Dina Olivier2 b. b 25 Jul 1675, d. b 23 Nov 1722

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NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732
Last Edited02/01/2014
Birth*Rùdolphùs Brits was born before 24 December 1702 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismRùdolphùs Brits was baptized on 24 December 1702 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Anna Catharina Cleef and Hans Jacob Conterman.1
Marriage*He married Maria Gerrits, daughter of Gerrit Gerrits and Susanna van Mombasa, on 5 December 1722 de Caep de Goede Hoop.3
Marriage*He married Huibrecht Brand, daughter of Robert Robertsz Brand and Cornelia Slabbert, on 17 January 1740 de Caep de Goede Hoop.4,5

Family 1

Maria Gerrits b. b 30 Aug 1705, d. 30 Mar 1738

Family 2

Huibrecht Brand b. b 13 Jun 1717
  • Pieter Brits6 b. b 22 Apr 1753


  1. [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, Rùdolphùs, van Hans Jacob Brits, en Dina Olivier, getùygen Hans Jacob Conterman, en Anna Catharina Kleeft. Den 24 [9br] 1702.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  2. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  3. [S153] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 1 A-C, HSRC SA Genealogies (Pretoria: Institute for Historical Research, Division Genealogical Research, Pretoria, 1986, 1989), ISBN 0-620-23962-X, p.446. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 1.
  4. [S153] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, S.A. Genealogies 1, p.408.
  5. [S521] Margaret Cairns, "Gerrit Gerrits of Oldenburg and Susanna of Bambaser: An early 18th century couple", Familia (Gerrits & Bambaser) 17, nr. 3/4 (1990): After the death of Maria Rudolf Brits married on 12.1.1740 Huibrecht Brand the widow of Christoffel Smit adding a further eight children many of whom were pioneers in the eastern districts of the Cape.. Hereinafter cited as "Gerrits & Bambaser."
  6. [S153] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, S.A. Genealogies 1, p.446, 451.

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