Engela du Plooy1

F, #11734, b. before 19 January 1710
Father*Hendrik du Plooy2 b. c 1680, d. c Jan 1725
Mother*Margarita Gildenhuisz2 b. b 8 Oct 1684

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Last Edited07/01/2017
Birth*Engela du Plooy was born before 19 January 1710 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismEngela du Plooy was baptized on 19 January 1710 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.3 
Marriage*She married Jan van Nieuwkerke, son of Cornelis Gerritsz van Nieukerk and Maria van der Westhuijsen, on 21 December 1727 de Caep de Goede Hoop.4,1
Baptisms - WitnessEngela du Plooy and Johannes van Niekerk witnessed the baptism of Johannes van der Heiden on 10 August 1732 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.5


  1. [S190] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p. 712, 635. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families II L-R.
  2. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia of the Germans at the Cape, 1652-1806, Archives Year Book for South African History (Cape Town: Government Printer, Union of South Africa, 1946), p.316. DU PLOOY, HEINRICH, also called PLOEGE, PLOEG, PLUY. - Soest. So. 1701-3, later burgher. ~5.7.1704 Margaretha Gildenhuysen. 6 children: Hendrik Willem (13.10.1707), Engela (19.1.1710), Albert Barend (14.8.1712), Margaretha (29.7.1714), Wilhelmina (12.7.1716), Hendrik Willem (2.7.1719), the first and third not mentioned in G.R. †1725. (GMR 1701-3; G.R. nr. 719; Test. in CJ 1165 under 21.5.1713; CJ 1072: 43.). Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  3. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): D:o [19 Januarie 1710] van Hendrik Pluij ,en Margareta Gildehuis; dezelve waren ook getuigen. - Engela, (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/, http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).
  4. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Personen in den Huwelyken Staat bevestigd door Predekant. Salomon van Echten.
    23. v [Novb. 1738]. Jan van Nieuwkerke van Cabo de Goede Hoop. Weduwe en Anna van Staden van Cabo voornoemd. J.D.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  5. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Ao 1732; de 10de [Aug]; Johannes; Jacobus van der Heijden, Aletta Nobel; Johannes Nieukerken [en] Engela Plooij.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.

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