Margaretha Hartog1

F, #8264, b. before 18 April 1700
Father-Putative*Johann Hartog b. bt 1663 - Jan 1664, d. b Dec 1722; Although many published and online genealogies suggest that Abraham Hartogh was Paulus' father, it is far more likely that Johann Hartog is the correct parent. Jannetje van Wijk slaved in the garden and probably also for Van der Stel at Vergelen, and Johann Hartog was said to have worked at Vergelen even though he was employed by the Company3,4
Mother-Candidate*Jannetje van Wijk b. b 27 Oct 1675; candidate relationship, offered with a view toward further discovery in the record.2

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Last Edited07/10/2021
Birth*Margaretha Hartog may have been born before 18 April 1700 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
BaptismPutativeMargaretha Hartog was almost certainly the individual who was baptized on 18 April 1700 Nederduitsche Gereformeede Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Sara van Gijselen and Claas Cornellisen van de Caep.2 
Marriage*She married Casper Piek on 15 April 1719 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.5,1


Casper Piek b. c 1695
(ggggggGrandmother) DNA Noelene Selmon, a documented direct matrilineal descendant of Claesje, has tested for mtDNA haplogroup L4b2b.

Her ascent to Claesje is as follows:
Her mother, Wilhelmina Andrina van Eyk (1922-2002)
Maternal grandmother, Catharina Maria Hermina Wolhuter (1890-1970)
Maternal great-grandmother, Catherina Maria Aletta Holtzhausen (1843-1913)
Maternal gg-grandmother, Catharina Maria Steyn (1823-1885)
Maternal ggg-grandmother, Sophia Dorothea de Kock (1786-1837)
Maternal gggg-grandmother, Sophia Dorothea Otto (1754-1815)
Maternal ggggg-grandmother Johanna Christina Piek
Maternal gggggg-grandmother Margaretha Hartog
Maternal ggggggg-grandmother Jannetje van Wijk
Maternal gggggggg-grandmother Claesje van Angola, who is predicted to be mtDNA Haplogroup L4b2b.6 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.Margaretha Hartog may be the individual who name was written in the record as Margrieta 18 April 1700.2
27 April 1727, the name of Margaretha was written in the record as Margariet Hartog.7
Baptisms - WitnessMargaretha Hartog and Casper Piek witnessed the baptism of Margriet Beyers on 25 March 1725 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.8


  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. [S502] Website Family Search ( "[1700] 18 april Een kint van Jannetie van Wyk, onder getuyge van Claas Cornelis en Sara Leendertz, gen:t Margrieta…,49605402,49605403,49605404 - last accessed 18 Apr 2014."
  3. [S364] Editor-in-chief W.J. de Kock Dictionary of South African Biography Vol II. (Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council, 1972), pp.291-292.. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of SA Biography II.
  4. [S997] Gavin Pearce, "Jan Hartog (1663-1722)", 19 May 2020). Hereinafter cited as "Jan Hartog (1663-1722)."
  5. [S502] Website Family Search ( "1719. 15e ditto [April] Caspar Piek jongm:, met Margaretha Hertog van Cabo jongedr:, last accessed 01 Jan 2014."
  6. [S709] Website Geni ( "…."
  7. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Den 27 April 1727; K: Elizabeth; V: Kasper Pieck; M: Margariet Hartog; G: Daniel Malang, Marija Vardoùn.
  8. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Margriet, d'Vader Jùrrien Beyer, d'Moeder Catrina Visser, getù Caspar Piek, en Margreta Hartong: 25 Maart 1725.

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