Frans Verkouter

M, #10674, b. circa 1660

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NGK (Cape Town) Marriages1695-1712NGK (Cape Town) Marriages 1695-1712
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NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1740NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1749
Last Edited01/11/2014
Birth*Frans Verkouter was born circa 1660 in Lendelee, Zealand.1,2
Marriage*He married Maria da Costa van Bengale on 8 June 1710 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.3,4,5
Marriage*He married Maria Groothenning, daughter of Darius van Bengale and Anna Groothenning van Bengale, on 15 February 1728 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.6


Maria Groothenning b. b 27 Dec 1705


  1. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  2. [S681] Mansell Upham 'Pai Timor - the 'accomodatory' life and times of a 17th century exiled slave family from Timor', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (, July 2012. "Frans Verkouter / [ver] Kouter (from Lendelee [ Zealand])."
  3. [S629] Personal communications between Mansell Upham and Delia Robertson, 2010-present. 8 June 1710:
    Frans Verkouter van Lendelee, jongman
    Maria van Bengalen, wed. van Isaac van Bengalen.
  4. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town), 1695-1712: 8 Junij
    Frans Verkouter, van Lendelee, jongman,
    met Maria van Bengaalen, wed:e van Isaac
    van Bengaalen.
    "Kerkboek 1695-1712," p. 107, 8 Jun 1710, marriage entry for Frans Verkouter and Maria van Bengaalen, transcribed by Corney Keller, (24 Mar 2012), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town).
  5. [S681] Mansell Upham 'Uprooted Lives 05 Pai Timor', Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), "widow remarries (8 June1710) Frans Verkouter / [ver] Kouter (from Lendelee [ Zealand])."
  6. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Den 15 February 1728. Frans Verkouter van Zeeland, Borger aan de Kaap de Goede hoop weduwe.- met Marya Bok van Cabo de Goede hoop wedwe van Thomas Ijsman.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  7. [S502] Website Family Search ( "[1735] Den 13 Maart. Maria. De Vader Frans Verkouter. De moeder Maria Bock. De getuigen 's kinds ouders.…, last accessed 25 July 2012."
  8. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p.1013. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z.
  9. [S502] Website Family Search ( "[1742] den 11 dito [Februarij]. Frans, de oùderst Frans Verkoùten, en Maria Bok de getùijgen Jan Christoffel Didelof, en Catharina van Eden.…, last accessed 25 July 2012."

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