Maria Magdalena Snijman

F, #6049, b. 9 August 1693, d. 25 November 1723
Father*Christoffel Snijman1 b. b 9 Mar 1669, d. a 21 Mar 1706
Mother*Marguerite-Thérèse de Savoye1 b. b 4 Sep 1672, d. Mar 1742
ChartsDescendants of Catharina van Palliacatta

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Last Edited02/01/2014
BirthMaria Magdalena Snijman was born before 9 August 1693 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
Marriage*She married Theunis Botha, son of Frederich Both and Maria Kickers, on 15 December 1710.1,3
Death*She died on 25 November 1723 at age 30.1


Theunis Botha b. 15 Apr 1686
Names in the record, in publications, etc.11 February 1713, the name of Maria was written in the record as Maria Snymans.4
BaptismsMaria Magdalena Snijman was baptized on 9 August 1693 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Crhijstoffel Snijman, Margriet de Savoie, Willem Bason and Maria de Lafebre.5,6


  1. [S203] Mansell Upham 'Cape Mothers: Groote Catrijn van Paliacatta (c. 1631-1683), her slave Maria van Bengale & her daughter-in-law Marguerite-Thérèse de Savoye (1673-1742)', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (, October 2014.
  2. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide - based on date of baptism.
  3. [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 361. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 1.
  4. [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, Christoffel, de Vader Teùnis Bota, d'moeder Maria Snymans, getù Hans Jùrrien Appels met Roeltie Sophia Appels, 11 Feb 1713. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  5. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: Den selfden Dito (9 Augustii) een kint an Stellenbosch gedoopot waer van vader is Crhijstoffel Snijman, de moeder Margriet de Savoie, de getuijge Willem Bason, ende Maria de Lafebre, is genaemt Maria Magdalena, transcribed by Richard Ball, Norfolk, England, (May 2006), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.).
  6. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  7. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, 1711
    7de November; Teunis; Vader Teunis Bota, d' MOeder Anna Magdalena Snijman. Getuijgen Henning Viljon, & Margareta de Savoja. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  8. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  9. [S153] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, S.A. Genealogies 1, p. 364; the SAG and other reference works have this Jacobus baptised on 8 Aug 1717 in Stellenbosch. In fact that baptism belongs tohis first cousin Jacobus, the son of Jacobus Botha b. 1692 and Elsie Snijman; he married Sophia van Rooyen in 1729.
  10. [S33] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families I A-K (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p. 80. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families I A-K.
  11. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1721
    Den 2nd Maart; zoon van Theunis Bota en Maria Maghdalena Snijmans Getuijgen Filip Snijman en Christina [Eeldonse].
  12. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1722
    Den 13 Dito [September]; Philippus Rodolphus, zoon van Theunis Bota en Maria Snijman. Getuijgen Philip en Elisabeth Snijman.

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