Christoffel Bota1

M, #8866, b. before 11 February 1713
Father*Theunis Botha2 b. 15 Apr 1686
Mother*Maria Magdalena Snijman2 b. 9 Aug 1693, d. 25 Nov 1723
ChartsDescendants of Catharina van Palliacatta

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Last Edited11/11/2016
Birth*Christoffel Bota was born before 11 February 1713 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
BaptismChristoffel Bota was baptized on 11 February 1713 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Joannes Appel and Sophia Appel.3 See: Baptism of Christoffel Bota
Marriage*He married Hester Potgieter, daughter of Johannes Potgieter and Marija Catrijna van Eden, on 13 December 1733 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.4
Marriage*He married Catharina Blom, daughter of Pierre Blom and Marie Jacob, on 10 November 1737 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, Cabo de Goede Hoop.5


Catharina Blom b. b 20 Jun 1723
  • Theunis Christoffel Botha6 b. b 24 Oct 1751
Names in the record, in publications, etc.13 December 1733, the name of Christoffel was written in the record as Christoffel Botha.4,6


  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, Christoffel, de Vader Teùnis Bota, d'moeder Maria Snymans, getù Hans Jùrrien Appels met Roeltie Sophia Appels, 11 Feb 1713. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  2. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  3. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Christoffel, de Vader Teùnis Bota, d'moeder Maria Snymans, getù Hans Jùrrien Appels met Roeltie Sophia Appels, 11 Feb 1713.
  4. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Den 13 10br [1733]. Christoffel Botha. Burger aan Drakensteyn Jongman met Hester Potgieter, Jonge Doghter.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  5. [S502] Website Family Search ( "[1737] 10 do [Novbr:] -Christoffel Botha Wedu: van Cabo de Goede Hoop Burger aan Drakensteyn en Catharina Blom van cabo Voorn: J.D.; last accessed 9 June 2013."
  6. [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.361-362. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 1.

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