Maria Sibilla Sachs

F, #6944, b. before 1691
Father*Joachim Sachs1 b. c 1650
Mother*Susanna Holswig2 b. c 1650

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NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
Last Edited13/09/2011
Birth*Maria Sibilla Sachs was born before 1691 in Gusten, Germany.3
Marriage*She married Johann Christoffel Hack on 8 March 1705.4
Marriage*She married Pieter Jansz Swanepoel on 1 May 1712.4

Family 1

Johann Christoffel Hack b. c 1685

Family 2

Pieter Jansz Swanepoel b. c 1685
Names in the record, in publications, etc.10 July 1708, the name of Maria was written in the record as Maria Sibilla Sakx.5
Baptisms - WitnessMaria Sibilla Sachs and Hendrick Jacobs witnessed the baptism of Hendrik Jacobse Hendrikse on 21 July 1709 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.6
She and Pieter Jansz Swanepoel witnessed the baptism of Marija Sibilla van den Berg on 25 November 1725 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.7


  1. [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), SACHS(E), JOACHIM (S).-Egeln near Magdeburg. Mentioned as burgher at Stellenbosch since 1691, owner of the farm " Sachsenburg " on the Kuilsrivier .. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  2. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia, p.351.
  3. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia, Sachse's children seem to have been Johann Paulus, Maria Margaretha, Maria Sibilla and Peter Andreas, whose father was Johann Joachim Sachse, in 1716 resident at Quedlinburg. The birthplace o f Johann Paulus is given as Magdeburg, that of the other three Gusten .
  4. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia.
  5. [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, Maria Magdalena, de Vader Christoffel Haak, d'Moeder Maria Sibilla Sakx, de getùyge Jan Poùwel Sakx. 10 Jùly 1708.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  6. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Hendrik Jacobse, d'Vader Jacob Hendrikse, Moeder Francina Coopman, getuygen Hendrik Jacobse met Maria Sibilla, 21 Jùly 1709.
  7. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Den 21 November 1725; K: Marija Sibilla; V: Jacobus van den Berg; M: Marija Magdalena Haak, G: Pieter Zwanepoel, Marija Sibilla Saks.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  8. [S152] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 3 H-I (Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council, 1992), p. 14. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 3 H-I.
  9. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  10. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Jan, d'Vader Pieter Swanepoel, d'Moeder Maria Lysbilla Sahxse, getù Hercùles de Preè, met Katryna Olivier: 15 8br 1713.
  11. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Anno 1715; Den 4de Aùgùst; Jan, soon van Pieter Janse Swaenepoel en Maria Sibilla Saxxen. Getùijgen de Oùders Selfs.
  12. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Anno 1785; Den 10de Jùlij; Pieter, soon van Pieter Swanepoel en Maria Sabilla Sax. Getùijgen de Oùders Selfs.
  13. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1723; Den 2de Maij; Johannis, zoon van Pieter Swanenpoel en Maria Sibilla Jagers. Getùijgen Abram De Clerk en Jann Moùton.
  14. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Den 25 November 1725; Jacobùs; V: Pieter Zrvanepoel; M: Marija Sibilla Sachs; G: Jan Oliviers, Helena Bùrgers.

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