Claas Jansz Hofland

M, #6993, b. circa 1675

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NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732
Last Edited01/06/2013
Birth*Claas Jansz Hofland was born circa 1675 in Reeuwyk.1
Marriage*He married Levina Cloete, daughter of Gerritt Cloete and Catharina Harmans, on 31 January 1717.2,1


Levina Cloete b. 12 Sep 1677
Names in the record, in publications, etc.7 April 1726, the name of Claas was written in the record as Klaas Janse Hofland.3
Baptisms - WitnessClaas Jansz Hofland and Aletta ter Meulen witnessed the baptism of Aaltie Pieters on 19 September 1700 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).4
He and Levina Cloete witnessed the baptism of Levina Nel on 7 April 1726 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.3
He and Levina Cloete witnessed the baptism of Elsebee Coutsie on 7 September 1732 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.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. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  2. [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, p. 593. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 1.
  3. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Levina, d'Vader Adriaan Nel, d'Moeder Katryna Apel, getù Klaas Janse Hofland, en Levyna Kloeten 7e Appril [1726].
  4. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): [19 Sept: 1700] van Evert Pieterz en Susanna Catrina, onder getuyge van Claas Jansen Hofland en Aaltie vander Meulen gent: - Aaltie, (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch, Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).
  5. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, 1732; den 7de 7bre [September]; Elsebee; Jan Coutsie en Abigail Appel; Claesz Jansze Holland, Livina Cloete. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.

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