Jacobùs van Eden1

M, #6948, b. 13 February 1692
Father*Jan Janse van Eeden2 b. c 1637, d. 1704
Mother*Maria Rousseau b. 19 Oct 1666

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Last Edited13/09/2015
BirthJacobùs van Eden was born before 13 February 1692 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.3
Marriage*He married Regina van Ahrendtsdorf, daughter of Johann Andresen and Lijsbeth Jans, before 1711.3


Regina van Ahrendtsdorf b. 11 May 1692
Names in the record, in publications, etc.13 February 1692, the name of Jacobùs was written in the record as Jacob van Edy.4
BaptismsJacob van Edy was baptized on 13 February 1692 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Aelie Claas and Ari Gerritsz. This witness has not been positively identified but Aelie Claas is(are) potentially the correct individual(s.)4
Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)In 1712 Jacobùs van Eden and Lijsbeth Jans were enumerated in the muster roll Stellenbosch.5


  1. [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 Lisabeth, d'Vader Jacobùs van Eden, d'Moeder Regina Christina, getùygen, Ary van Eden, met Maria Rossar, 19 Appril 1711.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  2. [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), p. 83. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  3. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  4. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Jacob, zoon van Jan Jansz van Edy de moeder Marij Rùssaar is gedoopt de 13 Feb [1692] als getùijge Ari Gerritsz Aelie Cl[aas?].
  5. [S706] Monsterrol van de vrije luijden 1712 for de Caep de Goede Hoop (Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/), "Jacobus van Eede & Regina Christina van Arensdorp."

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