Cornelia van Bentheim

F, #9028, b. circa 1670

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NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732
Last Edited02/10/2016
Birth*Cornelia van Bentheim was born circa 1670.1
Marriage*She married Dom:e Petrus Kalden, son of Ludwig Kalden and Maria ten Barten, before 1695.1


Dom:e Petrus Kalden b. c 1670, d. 31 Aug 1739
(Passenger) ShipVoyage On 2 June 1695 the Nichtevecht departed Texel enroute to (Cape Town) where it docked on 29 Nov 1695. The skipper was Jasper de Leeuw. Among those who disembarked at the Cape were Dom:e Petrus Kalden and Cornelia van Bentheim.2,3,4 
Baptisms - WitnessCornelia van Bentheim and Petrùs Kaelde witnessed the baptism of Judith Coetzee on 3 January 1700 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.5
She and Johannes Blesius witnessed the baptism of Hendrik Wessels on 13 February 1701 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).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, Lorna:
    Ds Petrus Kalden van Wesel het na die Kaap gekom in die `Nichtevegt' en land in Tafelbaai op 30.11.1695. Hy het Ds Hercules van Loon opgevolg as predikant. Sy vrou was Cornelia van Bentheim. Hy het die plaas Zandvliet aan die mond van die Eersterivier besit. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  2. [S795] Website The Dutch East India Company's shipping between the Netherlands and Asia 1595-1795 ( "Details of voyage 1715.2 from Texel to Batavia

    Number     1715.2
    Name of ship     NICHTEVECHT
    Master     Leeuw, Jasper de
    Tonnage     825
    Type of ship     pinas
    Built     1692
    Yard     Amsterdam
    Chamber     Amsterdam
    Date of departure     02-06-1695
    Place of departure     Texel
    Arrival at Cape     29-11-1695
    Departure from Cape     07-01-1696
    Date of arrival at destination     08-04-1696
    Place of arrival     Batavia
    Particulars     See no. 1710.
    Next homeward voyage     5986.2
    On Board     I     II     III     IV     V     VI
    Seafarers     130     19     20     8     15     103
    Soldiers     103          14     3     15     77
    Passengers     5     0     3     1     0     3."
  3. [S741] Mansell G Upham 'Uprooted Lives - Ismael - At war with Society… did God hear? the curious baptism in 1705 of a 'Hottentot' infant named Ismael', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (, 05 Oct 2012.
  4. [S721] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, Letters Received 1695-1708, H.C.V. Leibrandt; CD-ROM (Cape Town, South Africa: W.A. Richards & Sons, Government Printers, 1896), p.3:"No. 7, p. 581. From Amsterdam.] [p.3 30th Sept 1695 ]
    "Last summer the Rev. Petrus Kalden left for the Cape in the "Nichtevegt." He was fined half a month's pay for not being present at the muster, but as he was absent through ignorance, the fine is to be refunded to him. He is, however, to swear before you according to the conditions of the "artikul brief." .... Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope.
  5. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Ijùdick dochter van Dirck Coetse de moeder Sara van der Schulp de getùgen Petrùs Kaelde en sijn hùijsfroù ijs dedoop den den 3 Ijanùarij 1700.
  6. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): [13 Feb:r 1701] een kind van Jan Wessels, en Helena Bezuijen, onder getuyge van Jan Blesius en Cornelia van Benthem, gent: - Hendrik, (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch, Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).
  7. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town), 1695-1712, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch

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