Willem van Taak

M, #9003, b. circa 1690

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NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732
Last Edited11/06/2016
Birth*Willem van Taak was born circa 1690.1
Marriage*He married Emma Martha van der Bijl, daughter of Pieter van der Bijl and Anna Sophia Bosch, before 1716 de Caep de Goede Hoop.2


Emma Martha van der Bijl b. 9 Aug 1693
Baptisms - WitnessWillem van Taak and Emma Martha van der Bijl witnessed the baptism of Saara van Brakel on 11 October 1716 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.3 See: Baptism of Saara van Brakel


  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, Lorna:
    Sy ouers was Johan van Taak en Theodora Mandt. Hy was getroud met Emma Martha d/v Pieter van der Byl en Anna Sophia Bos. Die volgende is vervat in Leibbrandt se Precis van Requesten (p.1243) van 1720: "Van Taak, Willem; arrived in 1714, in the `Barnevelt', as lance corporal at f12. Was on the 12th March 1717, appointed bookkeeper by Com. Hendrik Bekker; afterwards became cashier; asks for the rank of junior merchant."
  3. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Saara, de Vader Hermannùs van Brakel, d'Moeder Geertrùyt Vander Byl, getù Willem Van Taak, en Emma Marta vander Bijl, 11 8br 1716.
  4. [S733] VC 621, NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town) transcribed by Corney Keller, (1713-1756), Cape Town Archives Repository, Private Bag X9025, Cape Town, South Africa, 021-4624050. Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town).

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