Gerrit Janse van Vuuren1

M, #11793, b. before 9 February 1716
Father*Johannes Janse van Vuuren1 b. c Apr 1694
Mother*Catherine Maré1 b. c 1695

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NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
Last Edited30/01/2017
Birth*Gerrit Janse van Vuuren was born before 9 February 1716 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismGerrit Janse van Vuuren was baptized on 9 February 1716 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Suzanne Janse van Vuuren and Ignace Maré.2
Names in the record, in publications, etc.9 February 1716, the name of Gerrit was written in the record as Gerrit Janse van Veúren.2
Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)April 1720 Johannes Janse van Vuuren was enumerated on the opgaafrol (census/tax roll) in, along with his wife Catherine Maré. Also included were one son and one daughter, these would have been Gerrit Janse van Vuuren, Anna Elisabeth van Vuuren. This family is enumerated immediately following that of Catharina's father.3


  1. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Anno 1716; Den 9de Febr;Gerrit, soon van Jan Janse van Veùren en Catharina Marai. Getùijgen Sùsanna Janse Van Veùren en Ignatius Marai.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  2. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Anno 1716; Den 9de Febr; Gerrit, soon van Jan Janse van Veùren en Catharina Marai. Getùijgen Sùsanna Janse Van Veùren en Ignatius Marai.
  3. [S882] Opgaafrol, K; KA 4060; Tax Rolls, 1719, Cape Archive Depot, Householder Last Name:      Vooren Van
    Householder First Name:      Jan
    District:      Drakenstein
    Spouse Surname:      Marais
    Spouse First Name:      Catharina
    Free Males:      1
    Free Females:      1
    Free Sons:      1
    Free Daughters:      1

    Knechts:      0
    Male Adult Slaves:      1
    Female Adult Slaves:      0
    Male Slave Boys:      0
    Female Slave Girls:      0
    Horses:      0
    Cattle:      20
    Sheep:      0
    Pigs:      0
    Vines:      0
    Leggers Of Wine:      0
    Barley Sown:      0
    Barley Reaped:      0
    Oats Sown Muids:      0
    Oats Reaped Muids:      0
    Rye Sown:      0
    Rye Reaped:      0
    Sabres:      1
    Carbines:      1
    Pistols:      0
    All Slaves:      1
    Sequence Number In Original IDNO:      0550
    Source:      Opgaafrolle KA 4060 (April 1720)
    Source Location:      Cape Town Archives.

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