Jan van der Westhuysen

M, #8691, b. before 9 May 1677
Father*Pieter Jansz van der Westhuijsen1 b. c 1640
Mother*Maria Hendricksz Winkelhausen1 b. c 1650

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Last Edited16/09/2016
Birth*Jan van der Westhuysen was born before 9 May 1677 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismJan van der Westhuysen was baptized on 9 May 1677 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Elsie van Suurwaerden and Albert Barends Gildenhuisz.2,1 
Marriage*He married Geesje Wigman, daughter of Mathijs Wighman and Jannetje Verschuur, on 9 December 1714 de Caep de Goede Hoop.3


Geesje Wigman b. b 25 Aug 1697
  • Pieter van der Westhuyzen5 b. b 8 Dec 1715
Names in the record, in publications, etc.16 November 1710, the name of Jan was written in the record as Jan van Westhùysen.4
Baptisms - WitnessJan van der Westhuysen and Aletta van Nieukerk witnessed the baptism of Maria Magdalena van Westhùijsen on 16 November 1710 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.4


  1. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p. 1119. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z.
  2. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: Ao. 1677
    Den 9 dito (Maij) Jan
    Pieter Jansz van Westhuysen en Maria Hendricks
    Albert Barentsz en Elsie Suurwaarden, 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. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z, p.1119, 1129.
  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, Maria Magdalena, d'vader Klaas van Westhùijsen, moeder Katryna Olivier, getù Jan van Westhùysen en Alleta van Nieùkerk, 16 Novemb. 1710.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  5. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z, p.1119.

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