Lourens Erasmus

M, #6128, b. before 22 June 1704
Father*Pieter Erasmus b. c 1670, d. bt 1738 - 1742
Mother*Maria Elisabeth Jooste1 b. c 1682
ChartsDescendants of Lijsbeth Sanders

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NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1740NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1749
Last Edited30/01/2015
Birth*Lourens Erasmus was born before 22 June 1704 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2,3
BaptismLourens Erasmus was baptized on 22 June 1704 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Pieter Christiaan de Jager and Maria Pietersz Blom.2
Marriage*He married Marta Pinaar, daughter of Jacques Pinard and Louisa Cordier, on 9 December 1731 Drakenstein.4
Marriage De facto Circa 1728 Lourens Erasmus and Catharina Hoffman were in a de facto relationship de Caep de Goede Hoop.5  

Family 1

Catharina Hoffman b. b 1 May 1707, d. 1767

Family 2

Marthe Pinard b. b 21 Mar 1717
Names in the record, in publications, etc.9 December 1731, the name of Lourens was written in the record as Laurens Pieter Erasmus.4
Baptisms - WitnessLourens Erasmus and Catharina de Beer witnessed the baptism of Engela Erasmús on 21 October 1731 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.6


  1. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  2. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1704; 22e Junij; Laùrens; d' Vader Pieter Rasmus, d' Moeder Marija; d' getuygen Pieter Jager et Marie Pieterse Blom.
  3. [S326] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Die Blanke Nageslag van Louis van Bengale en Lijsbeth van die Kaap", Kronos (Die Blanke nageslag . . .) 1 (1979). Hereinafter cited as "Die Blanke nageslag."
  4. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Den 9 xber. [1731] Laurens Pieter Erasmus van Cabo de Goede Hoop burger aan Kraensteyn Jongman. met Marta Pinaar van Cabo voorn. ? Jonge Dochter.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  5. [S326] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Die Blanke nageslag", x (onwettig) Lourens Erasmus b3 ˜ 22.6.1704.
  6. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1731; item [den 21st 8br]; Erasmus Pieterze Erasmus; Susanna Jacobs; Lourens Erasmus ende Catharina De Beer.
  7. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Olivier:
    Vader : Lourens Erasmus
    In die Doopregister vir Lourens Erasmus (seun) is geen vader aangetoon nie. (Vader Onbekend) J.A. Heese (Vgl ook sy artikel in Familia No 2 1969 p 50) bevestig die vader se naam as Lourens Erasmus (b3).
  8. [S460] Prof. Barend J. Venter, "Voorsate staat van Heinricha Venter", 22 September 2008 (e-mail address). This ancestral register was compiled for Delia Robertson on 22 September 2008 from the database "Die Venter familie van Suid-Afrika" compiled by B.J. Venter, J.A. Venter and M.A. Venter. Prof. B.J. Venter, 20 Ray Street, Annlin, 0182. Hereinafter cited as "Voorsate staat van Heinricha Venter."
  9. [S151] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 2 D-G (Pretoria, South Africa: Human Science Research Council, 1989), p.212, 222. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 2 D-G.

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