Theunis van Aart1

M, #5170, b. before 20 December 1699
Father*Gerrit Jansz van Aart b. b 11 Jun 1671
Mother*Levina Theunis van Genz b. b 9 Jun 1665

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NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
Last Edited30/01/2015
Birth*Theunis van Aart was born before 20 December 1699 in Nederland.2,3
BaptismTheunis van Aart was baptized on 20 December 1699 Rotterdam, Nederland.2 
Marriage*He married Hilletje Kervel, daughter of Jurgen Kervel and Catharina Harmensz, on 7 January 1731.4


Hilletje Kervel b. c 1714, d. 12 Aug 1760
  • Leonora Catharina van Aardt b. b 25 Oct 1733
  • Sara Maria van Aardt b. c 1735
  • Maria van Aardt b. c 1741
  • Catharina van Aardt b. b 20 Sep 1744, d. 17 Apr 1835
  • Theunis Gertsen van Aardt b. c 1748
  • Christiaan van Aardt b. c 1750
Baptisms - WitnessTheunis van Aart and Hilletje Kervel witnessed the baptism of Willem Steenkamp on 4 May 1732 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.1


  1. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, 1732; Den 4de Maij; Wilhelm; Jan Stenkamp, Janntje van Eck; Teunes van Aart en Hellena Kervel.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  2. [S660] Pieter J. De V. van Aardt, "Van Aardt Family in South Africa", 2012 (e-mail address). , Gerrit Jansz van Aart and Levijntje Theunis van Gent were the parents of Barendina (Baertje) Gerrits baptized at Rotterdam on 15.05.1698 and Theunis Gerritsz baptized at Rotterdam on 20.12.1699.. Hereinafter cited as "Van Aardt Family in South Africa."
  3. [S332] Webpage ( (Original records held by Western Cape Archives and Records Service, Roeland Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa) "Resolution of 2 November 1707, Van Aarde's two children were said to be 7 and 9 years old."
  4. [S153] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 1 A-C, HSRC SA Genealogies (Pretoria: Institute for Historical Research, Division Genealogical Research, Pretoria, 1986, 1989), ISBN 0-620-23962-X, Page 13. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 1.

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