Heinrich Jansen

M, #7294, b. circa 1670

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NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732
Last Edited26/10/2014
Birth*Heinrich Jansen was born circa 1670 in Erfurt, Germany.1
Marriage*He married Aaltie Cornelisz, daughter of Cornelis Claasz and Catharina van Malabar, circa 1689.1,2


Aaltie Cornelisz b. 15 Mar 1676
  • Miggel Jans b. b 13 Nov 1689; candidate relationship. There is a strong likellihood that this is the correct father-son relationship. Heinrich Janssen was from Efurt, as was Jan Wismar, the witness to the Miggel's baptism. In addition, Jan Wismar and his wife, Catharina Lavoir, were frequently witnesses at the baptism of grandchildren of Cornelis Claasz, who was also from Efurt and who was the father of Aeltje Cornelisz, the presumed mother of Miggel.7
Names in the record, in publications, etc.An unknown date , the name of Heinrich was written in the record as Heinrich Jansen Heyder.3
25 January 1694, the name of Heinrich was written in the record as Hendrick Jans.4
18 October 1699, the name of Heinrich was written in the record as Henderck Ijansen.5
Baptisms - WitnessHendrick Jans and Aaltie Cornelisz witnessed the baptism of Leùtien Willemsz on 25 January 1694 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.4
He and Enaltijn Cornelijs witnessed the baptism of Lijsebet Pijl on 18 October 1699 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.5,6


  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), p. 184. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  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, Lorna:
    Hy was Hendrik Jansen Heyder van Erfurt 'n burger van Stellenbosch; x Altje = 15.3.1676 d/v Cornelis Claasen en Catharina van Malabar. Sien Hoge se `German Personalia' p.184 onder Jansen en H&L 1 (A-C) p.583. Aeltje was Maria se suster. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  3. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia, p. 184. JANSEN, HEINRICH (i .e . HEINRICH JANSEN HEYDER). - Erfurt. Burgher at Stellenbosch (1685) . Aaltje Cornelis, d . of Cornelis Claasen of Utrecht and Catharina of Malabar . One child. (MR. Vrye Lieden of 1685-1696.).
  4. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Leùtien dogter van Gerrit Willems de moeder Marija Cornelis is gedoopt dj 25 Janùr 1694 Hendrick Jans: ende zij vroùw.
  5. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Lijsebet dochter van Aberam Pijel de moeder Cornelia Cornelijs de getùijge Henderck Ijansen Enaltijn Cornelijs ijs gedoop den 18 October 1699.
  6. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records (www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk) "http://www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk/robberts/I046.html."
  7. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms.

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