Joost Stevens

M, #8870, b. circa 1680

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NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695
Last Edited15/09/2021
Birth*Joost Stevens was born circa 1680 in Druten, Nederland.1
Marriage*He married Pietertje Gerrits on 19 September 1697 Nederlands Hervormde, Hien, Dodoweert. Hien is a hamlet on the outskirts of what is now Dodewaard.2
Ondertrouw On 11 August 1697 Hien, Dodoweert, Joost Stevens and Pietertje Gerrits made an ondertrouw agreement, in other words recorded a 'binding intention' to marry.2 


Pietertje Gerrits
Names in the record, in publications, etc.15 February 1705, the name of Joost was written in the record as Joost Stevense van Druten.3


  1. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p. 927. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z.
  2. [S502] Website Family Search ( "Den 11 Aúgústi zijn in ondertroúw opgenomen Joost Stevensen van Drúijten jongman met Peterken Gerritsen van Dodoweert en naer dreij Sondagse proclamattien sonder verhinderinge in den hoúwelikse stadt bevestigen den 19 September [1697] in de Kerke tot Dodoweert
    [Nederlands Hervormde > Hien > Dopen 1640-1723, 1727-1811 Trouwen 1640-1796 > image 125 of 371; Gelders Archives, Arnhem]."
  3. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): ... Joost Stevense van Druken [sic] ..., (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch, Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).

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