Pieter Gauch

M, #7715, b. 1693, d. circa 1730
Father*André Gauch1 b. c 1660, d. 26 Feb 1698
Mother*Jannetje de Clercq1 b. b 3 May 1676

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Last Edited07/06/2014
Birth*Pieter Gauch was born in 1693 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2,3,4
Marriage*He married Anna Oosthuijsen, daughter of Jan Oosthuyse and Johanna Maartens, on 4 May 1721 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.5,4
Death*He died circa 1730.1


Anna Oosthuijsen b. b 29 Nov 1705
Baptisms - WitnessPieter Gauch and Catharina Bok witnessed the baptism of Andries Gous on 5 January 1721 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.6
He and Anna Oosthuijsen witnessed the baptism of Mattijs de Beer on 8 June 1721 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.7


  1. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records (www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk) "http://www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk/gous/I032.html."
  2. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  3. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records (www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk) "http://www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk/gous/I032.html - citing the orphans register of 21 June 1698 in which he is described as 5 yrs old - see source for his name, rather than his estimated birth date."
  4. [S151] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 2 D-G (Pretoria, South Africa: Human Science Research Council, 1989), p. 490. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 2 D-G.
  5. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records (www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk) "http://www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk/gous/I032.html - viz:
    6 Church Registers - Stellenbosch Congregation, photocopies of the original register, Cape Archives (originals in the Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerk Argief, Stellenbosch), VC 633, VC 639, VC 645
    marriages, 1721
    04 Mey Pieter Gauche van Cabo jongm' met Antie Oosthuijsen mede van Cabo jongedr."
  6. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, 1721; Den 5de Jann; Andries, zoon van Andries Gaus en Janna Conterman, Getuijgen Pieter Gaus en Lena Bok. [Although the witness is named as Lena Bok in this record, I suspect she was perhaps Catharina Bok, the wife of Steven Gous, this child's uncle.]. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  7. [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, Mattijs, d'Vader Mattys de Beer, d'Moeder Heyltie Smit, getn' Pieter Goùche en Anna Oosthùysen, 8 Jùny 1721. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  8. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, 1723; Den 25ste Dito [April]; Johanna, Dogher van Pieter Gaùs en Anna Oosthuij[sen]. Getuijgen Jan Oosthuijsen en Jannatje Martens.
  9. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  10. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Den 6 Jùlij 1727; K: Pieter; V: Pieter Gaùs; M: Anna Oosthuijzen; G: Abraham Klerk, Johanna Klerk.
  11. [S736] VC 605 (NGK G1-8/2), NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town), 2012: [1729] Sara. d' vader Pieter Gouche, d' moed:r Anna Oosthuysen, get:n des kinds ouders; 21e Aug., transcribed by Corney Keller, (1713-1742), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town).

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