Carel de Jager

M, #10660, b. before 24 May 1699, d. 1765
Father*Pieter Christiaan de Jager1 b. c 1660, d. 1715
Mother*Willemina van Mauritius1 b. 8 Feb 1693, d. 1713

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Last Edited07/01/2017
Birth*Carel de Jager was born before 24 May 1699 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismCarel de Jager was baptized on 24 May 1699 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town). The baptism was witnessed by Willem Lodewyk Wiederholt and Henrietta Wittebol.2 
Marriage*He married Hester Erasmus, daughter of Pieter Erasmus and Maria Elisabeth Jooste, on 6 April 1725.3
Marriage*He married Magdalena Malherbe, daughter of Gideon Malerbe and Marie Grillion, on 29 September 1726 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop. This record appears on two pages - both attached as exhibits.4
Death*He died in 1765 Swellendam, de Caep de Goede Hoop.1

Family 1

Hester Erasmus b. c 1703, d. b 29 Sep 1726

Family 2

Magdalena Malherbe b. b 28 Jun 1705, d. 8 Jun 1764
Names in the record, in publications, etc.29 September 1726, the name of Carel was written in the record as Carel Pietersz de Jager.4
Baptisms - WitnessCarel de Jager and Sibille Potgieter witnessed the baptism of Clara de Jager on 23 January 1729 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.5


  1. [S33] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families I A-K (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p. 359. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families I A-K.
  2. [S502] Website Family Search ( "[24 Maij 1699] van Pieter Christiaense [de Jager] en Hermina Carels, onder getuygen van Willem Widerholt en Henderyna gent: - Carel"
  3. [S460] Prof. Barend J. Venter, "Voorsate staat van Heinricha Venter", 22 September 2008 (e-mail address). This ancestral register was compiled for Delia Robertson on 22 September 2008 from the database "Die Venter familie van Suid-Afrika" compiled by B.J. Venter, J.A. Venter and M.A. Venter. Prof. B.J. Venter, 20 Ray Street, Annlin, 0182. Hereinafter cited as "Voorsate staat van Heinricha Venter."
  4. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Den 29 September 1726 voor my aan Stellenbosch getrouwd Carel Pietersz de Jager van Cabo de Goede Hoop. Borger aan Drakenstein weduwenaar met Magdalena Malherbe, van Cabo de Goede Hoop J.D.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  5. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Den 23 Januarij 1729; K: Clara; V: Andries De Jager; M; Elizabeth Potgieter; G: Carel Pietersen D Jager; Sibilla Potgieter. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  6. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Den 20 Julij 1727; K: Pieter Christiaan; V: Carel Pieterzen De Jager; M: Magdalena Malherbe; G: Adnries Pieterzen De Jager, Marija Grilljon.
  7. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Den 15 Meij 1729; K: Gideon; V: Carel Pietersz De Jager; M: Magdalena Malherbe; G: Pieter Malherbe, Elizabeth Potgieter vrou van Andires De Jager.
  8. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1732; Item [de 23de 9bre:] Johannes; Carel Pieter De Jaeger en Magdalena Malerbe; Philip Cortja en Elisabeth Malerbe.
  9. [S34] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 4 J-K (Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council, 1992), p.60, 62. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 4 J-K.

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