Jacobus Botha

M, #8979, b. before 8 August 1717
Father*Theunis Botha1 b. 15 Apr 1686
Mother*Maria Magdalena Snijman1 b. 9 Aug 1693, d. 25 Nov 1723
ChartsDescendants of Catharina van Palliacatta

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Last Edited05/11/2014
Birth*Jacobus Botha was born before 8 August 1717 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2,1
BaptismJacobus Botha was baptized on 8 August 1717 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Jacobus Botha and Cristina Snijman. This witness has not been positively identified but Cristina Snijman is(are) potentially the correct individual(s.)3
Marriage*He married Emerentia Potgieter, daughter of Johannes Potgieter and Marija Catrijna van Eden, on 5 January 1738 Drakenstein.4,5


Amerentie Potgieter b. b 20 Oct 1719
  • Maria Catharina Botha6 b. b 7 Apr 1738
  • Margaretha Isabella Botha6 b. b 30 Jun 1740
  • Hester Magdalena Botha7 b. b 10 Apr 1746
  • Ambrensia Emerentia Botha b. b 6 Oct 1748
  • Johanna Elizabeth Botha b. c 1756


  1. [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. 364; the SAG and other reference works have this Jacobus baptised on 8 Aug 1717 in Stellenbosch. In fact that baptism belongs tohis first cousin Jacobus, the son of Jacobus Botha b. 1692 and Elsie Snijman; he married Sophia van Rooyen in 1729.. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 1.
  2. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, 1717
    Den 8ste August; Jacobs, soon van Teunnes Bota en Maria Maghdalena Snijmans. Getuijgen Jacobus Bota en Christina Snijman. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  3. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1717. Den 8ste August; Jacobs, soon van Teunnes Bota en Maria Maghdalena Snijmans. Getuijgen Jacobus Bota en Christina Snijman.
  4. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Personen in den Huwelyken Staat bevestigd door Predekant. Salomon van Echten.
    ^ [5 Januarij 1738]. Jacobus Botha de Jonge van Cabo de Goede Hoop. Burger aan Drakensteijn J.M. en Emerentia Potgieter van Cabo voornoemd J.D.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  5. [S329] Eric Swardt, "Die Nageslag van Harmen Jansz Potgieter", February 2006. . Hereinafter cited as "Potgieter Register."
  6. [S153] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, S.A. Genealogies 1, p.364.
  7. [S352] Lukas Rinken, "eSAGI", 2005-2009 . . Hereinafter cited as "eSAGI."

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