Apollonia Africana Bergh

F, #8496, b. before 8 September 1686
Father*Olof Bergh1 b. c 1643
Mother*Anna de Coningh1 b. c 1661

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Last Edited05/12/2015
Birth*Apollonia Africana Bergh was born before 8 September 1686 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.2,1
BaptismApollonia Africana Bergh was baptized on 8 September 1686 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Aletta Elbers and Simon van der Stel.2,1 
Marriage*She married Jan Aldersz on 4 February 1714 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).3
Names in the record, in publications, etc.27 July 1727, the name of Apollonia was written in the record as Apollonia Africana Berg.4
Baptisms - WitnessApollonia Africana Bergh and Johannes Pfeiffer witnessed the baptism of Barbara Apollonia Klijnveld on 4 January 1705 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.5
She and Jan Aldersz witnessed the baptism of Engela Apollonia Bergh on 27 July 1727 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.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. 232. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 1.
  2. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: Ao' 1686
    den 8 Septh. Apellonia Africana
    Oelof Bergh leutenant en Anna de Koningh
    de E.H.Com.van der Stel en Juff. CroeApollonia Africana Bergh, transcribed by Richard Ball, Norfolk, England, (May 2006), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.).
  3. [S733] VC 621, NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town) transcribed by Corney Keller: [4 Februarij 1714] Jan Alders, van Amsterd: jongm: met Apollonia Africana Berg, van Cabo, jonge dogter., (1713-1756), Cape Town Archives Repository, Private Bag X9025, Cape Town, South Africa, 021-4624050. Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town).
  4. [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, Den 27 Jùlij 1727; K: Engela Apollonia; V: Martinùs Berg; M: Katharina Leij; G; De Heer Jan Aldersz, Apollonia Africana Berg.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  5. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town), 1695-1712: [4 Jan: 1705] van Valentijn Clijnvelt en Judith Cling, onder getuijgen van Johannes Pijffer en Apollonia Bergh, gent: - Barbara Apollonia, transcribed by Corney Keller, (24 Mar 2012), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town).

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