Hermanus Gerrits1

M, #15183, b. before 20 March 1701
Father*Gerrit Gerrits1 b. c 1675, d. 1730
Mother*Susanna van Mombasa1 b. c 1660

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Last Edited03/07/2017
Birth*Hermanus Gerrits was born before 20 March 1701 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismHermanus Gerrits was baptized on 20 March 1701 Nederduitsche Gereformeede Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Angela van de Caap and Jan Versluijs.1 
Baptisms - WitnessHermanus Gerrits witnessed the baptism of Sibilla Engelsz on 18 February 1720 Nederduitsche Gereformeede Kerk, (Cape Town), Cabo de Goede Hoop.2
Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)April 1719 Susanna van Mombasa was enumerated on the opgaafrol (census/tax roll) in Cape District, with one son and three daughters, namely Hermanus Gerrits, Hilletie Gerrits, Maria Gerrits and Sophia Elizabeth Gerrits. I have assumed these to be the children enumerated with her because they all appear elsewhere in the record at later dates. As of October 2016, I have not yet identified her youngest daughter, Susanna, in the record after her baptism.3


  1. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): 1701. 20 Mart: van Gerrit Gerritze van Oldenburg, de moeder Susanna, onder getuyge van Jan Versluijs en Anslaar gent: - Hermanus, (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).
  2. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "1720. eod. Do. [18 Februarij]. Sibilla. Engels Engels. En Anna Haselaar. Harmanus Gerritsz, en Aeltje Gerritsz.
  3. [S882] Opgaafrol, K; KA 4060; Tax Rolls, 1719, Cape Archive Depot, Householder Last Name:      Unknown
    Householder First Name:      Unknown
    District:      Cape District
    Comment:      Freeblack
    Spouse Surname:      Bambassa van
    Spouse First Name:      Sussanah
    Free Males:      0
    Free Females:      1
    Free Sons:      1
    Free Daughters:      3
    Knechts:      0
    Male Adult Slaves:      0
    Female Adult Slaves:      0
    Male Slave Boys:      0
    Female Slave Girls:      0
    Horses:      0
    Cattle:      0
    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:      0
    Carbines:      0
    Pistols:      0
    All Slaves:      0
    Sequence Number In Original IDNO:      0161
    Source:      Opgaafrolle KA 4060 (April 1720)
    Source Location:      Cape Town Archives.

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