Johanna Visser

F, #13601, b. 28 May 1690
Father*Gerrit Jansz Visser1 b. c 1657
Mother*Jannetje Thielemans1 b. b 18 Jul 1660

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Last Edited02/01/2014
BirthJohanna Visser was born before 28 May 1690 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2,1
Marriage*She married Johann Arend Rodewald on 5 May 1715 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.3,4
MarriageShe married Jacob Nissen on 4 May 1727 (Cape Town).4,5
Names in the record, in publications, etc.4 May 1727, the name of Johanna was written in the record as Jannetie Visschers.4
BaptismsJohanna Visser was baptized on 28 May 1690 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Catrina Wesmers and Heinrich Christoffel Möller. This witness has not been positively identified but Heinrich Christoffel Möller is(are) potentially the correct individual(s.)6,1
Baptisms - WitnessJohanna Visser witnessed the baptism of Margareta Steenkamp on 1 September 1715 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).7
She and Johann Arend Rodewald witnessed the baptism of Johanna Steenkamp on 4 October 1716 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).8


  1. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), pg. 1064. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z.
  2. [S325] Lorna Newcomb and Ockert Malan, compilers, Annale van Nederduits Gereformeerde Moedergemeente Stellenbosch No 1.., CD-ROM (Stellenbosch) Die Genootskap vir die Kerkversameling, 2004 0-9584832-1-3), Baptism Register, Johanna dogter van Gerrit Jans de moeder Joanna Tielman ijs gedoopt den 28 Maij 1690 als getuijge Hendrick Hamburg en Catina Wesmers. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  3. [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), RODEWALD, JOHANN AREND (S).-Lenzen on the Elbe. * 1688. So. 1708, loaned as tanner 1708-9, so. 1710-11, corp. 1712-14, b. 1715. ~5.5.1715 Johanna Visser. †1726. (GMR 1708, 1710-14; CJ 1125:276; Test. CJ 1069: 17 and Test. O.C. 4: 9.) Cf. Jacob Nissen.. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  4. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records ( ", last accessed on 27 Sept 2010
    28 Church Registers - Cape Town Congregation
    marriages, VOC 621 page 16, 1727
    4e Maij, Jacob Nissen van Wismar, burger alhier, Wedr. met Jannetie Visschers van Cabo de Goede Hoop Wede. Roodewald."
  5. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia, NISSEN, JACOB (S).-Wismar. Arr. 1724 as so., farmhand 1725-27, b. 1727. ~(1) (in Germany) Maria Wächter; (2) 4.5.1727 Jannetje Visser, wid. Johann Arend Rodewald (q.v.); (3) 27.3.1731 Barbara Harting, d. of Jan Harmensz Harting (q.v.). One daughter by his first wife, Anna Sophia, resident in Berlin; one son by his second wife. Repatriated 1744. (GMR 1725; CJ 1132: 43; Rq. 1727-28: 14; Rq. 1744:1; G.R. nr. 667; Test. O.C. 4:48; Test. CJ 1170: 57.).
  6. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Johanna dogter van Gerrit Jans de moeder Joanna Tielman ijs gedoopt den 28 Maij 1690 als getuijge Hendrick Hamburg en Catrina Wesmers.
  7. [S736] VC 605 (NGK G1-8/2), NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town), 2012: 1 7b:r [1 September 1715] Margareta. Jan Steenkamp, en Geesje Visser. Jan Hendrik Munnik, Jannetje Visser., transcribed by Corney Keller, (1713-1742), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town).
  8. [S736] VC 605 (NGK G1-8/2), NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town) transcribed by Corney Keller: 4 8b:r [4 October 1716] Jannetje. Jan Steenkamp, en Geesje Visscher. Jan Arent Roodenwalt, en Jannetje Visscher., 1713-1742, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch

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