Clara Susanna Groenewald

F, #507, b. circa 18 November 1743, d. 26 August 1817
Father*Christoffel Groenewald1 b. b 25 Jul 1700, d. b 2 Mar 1748
Mother*Anna Hasselaar1 b. b 15 Feb 1705, d. 1790

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Last Edited15/02/2016
Birth*Clara Susanna Groenewald was born circa 18 November 1743, according to the source, Clara was aged 73 years, nine months and 8 days at the time of her decease.2
BaptismClara Susanna Groenewald was baptized on 1 December 1743 Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch.1,3,2
Marriage*She married Petrus Franciscus Melchior Briers on 19 February 1775 de Caep de Goede Hoop.4,2
Death*She died on 26 August 1817 Stellenbosch, Cape Colony.2


Petrus Franciscus Melchior Briers b. c 1743
(Beneficiary) InventoryClara Susanna Groenewald benefitted from the estate of Christoffel Groenewald on 2 March 1748 Groenenhof, Stellenbosch, as specified in the inventory.5


  1. [S502] Website Family Search ( "[December 1 1743] Clara Susanna. de Vader Christoffel Groenewalt. de Moeder Anna Hasselaar. Getuijgen Sijbrandt Vermeulen en Klara Koningshoven."
  2. [S131] "Groenewald Family Register", 1999, Alet Swanepoel (Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa), to Delia Robertson (e-mail address); Hereinafter cited as "Groenewald Family Register."
  3. [S33] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families I A-K (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966). Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families I A-K.
  4. [S502] Website Family Search ( "19 Febr[uarij] 1775. Petrus Franciscus Melchior Briers van Hasselt, opChristoffel Groenewalder chirurgijn in dienst der E. Comp[agnie], Jongman met Clara Susanna Groenewald van Cabo De Goede Hoop, Jongedogter."
  5. [S332] Webpage ( (Original records held by Western Cape Archives and Records Service, Roeland Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa) "Reference no.: MOOC8/6.129, Testator(s): Christoffel Groenewalt, 2 Maart 1748."
  6. [S502] Website Family Search ( "Name     Barbara Christina Briers
    Event Type     Baptism
    Event Date     02 May 1779
    Event Place     Stellenbosch, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
    Father's Name     Petrus Fransciteus Melchior Briers
    Mother's Name     Clara Susanna Groenewaldt."

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