Johannes Boshouwer

M, #7075, b. 17 November 1691
Father*Pieter Boshouwer1 b. c 1660, d. b 1701
Mother*Adriaantje Gabrielsz1 b. b 13 Nov 1667

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Last Edited02/01/2014
BirthJohannes Boshouwer was born before 17 November 1691 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
Names in the record, in publications, etc.17 November 1691, the name of Johannes was written in the record as Joannis Gerritsz.2
25 August 1709, the name of Johannes was written in the record as Hannes Boshoùwer.3
BaptismsJoannis Gerritsz was baptized on 17 November 1691 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Jan Stevensz Botma de Jonge, Annetje Jansz Louw and Jan Stevensz Botma de Oude. This witness has not been positively identified but Jan Stevensz Botma de Jonge and Jan Stevensz Botma de Oude is(are) potentially the correct individual(s). See citation for this source which explains the selection of two candidate witnesses to this baptism.2,1
Baptisms - WitnessJohannes Boshouwer and Leùtien Willemsz witnessed the baptism of Joannes Gerrits on 25 August 1709 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.3
He potentially witnessed the baptism of Christina van der Merwe on 16 March 1732 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop, this witness has not been positively identified.4


  1. [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. 348. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 1.
  2. [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, Joannis zoon van Pietter Gerritsz de moeder Ariaantie Gabriel is gedoopt de 17 Novebr 1691 als getùuijge Jan Stevens Botma Annietie Jans Loùw.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  3. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Joannes, d'Vader Casper Gerretse, d'Moeder Elsje Speldenberg, getùijgen Hannes Boshoùwer met Lùijtje Willemse, 25 Aùgty. 1709.
  4. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Ao 1732; De 16de Maert; Christina; David van der Merven; Hendrina Horsel; Jan Bashaùs, Gertruydt du Toyt.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.

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