Cornelia Bota

F, #8726, b. before 10 January 1717, d. 9 April 1760
Father*Willem Bootha1 b. 2 Nov 1687, d. b 4 Jan 1728
Mother*Catrina Pijl1 b. 16 Nov 1692

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Last Edited19/08/2017
Birth*Cornelia Bota was born before 10 January 1717 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismCornelia Bota was baptized on 10 January 1717 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.2 See: Baptism of Cornelia Boota
Marriage*She married Cornelis Besuydenhoudt, son of Wynand Wynandsz Bezuidenhout and Gerbrecht Boshouwer, on 24 October 1734 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.3
Death*She died on 9 April 1760 Tulbagh, de Caep de Goede Hoop.4


Cornelis Bezuidenhout b. 27 Feb 1713, d. Sep 1783
  • Cornelis Bezuidenhout6 b. b 28 Jul 1737
  • Aletta Elisabeth Bezuidenhout4 b. b 29 Oct 1747
Names in the record, in publications, etc.10 January 1717, the name of Cornelia was written in the record as Cornelia Boota.2
25 October 1734, the name of Cornelia was written in the record as Cornelia Botha.3
Baptisms - WitnessCornelia Bota witnessed the baptism of Hans Jurgen Botha on 11 October 1722 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.5


  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. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  2. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Cornelia, d'Vader Willem Boota, d'Moeder Catharina Pyl 10 Janry. 1717.
  3. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Den 25 8br [1734]. Cornelis Besuydenhoudt van Cabo. J.M. met Cornelia Botha van Cabo. J.D.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  4. [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.268. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 1.
  5. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, [1722] Den 11ste Dito [October]; Hans Jurgen, zoon van Jacobus Bota en Elsje Snijman, Getuijgen Cornelia Bota. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
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