Gerret van der Bijl

M, #8897, b. before 3 August 1704
Father*Pieter van der Bijl1 b. 14 Jan 1659, d. 9 Oct 1723
Mother*Hester ter Winkel1 b. c 1685

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Last Edited15/06/2013
Birth*Gerret van der Bijl was born before 3 August 1704 in de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
BaptismGerret van der Bijl was baptized on 3 August 1704 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The baptism was witnessed by Rykje ter Winkel and Edùward Velden.2
Marriage*He married Elisabeth Grovè, daughter of Andreas Grovè and Anna Niël, on 13 June 1745 Stellenbosch.3
Names in the record, in publications, etc.30 January 1729, the name of Gerret was written in the record as Gerhard Van der Bijl.4
Baptisms - WitnessGerret van der Bijl and Geertruy van der Bijl witnessed the baptism of Pieter de Vos on 14 February 1723 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.5
He and Anna van der Bijl witnessed the baptism of Sara Katharina Slicher on 8 September 1726 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.6
He and Jan Lorenz and Hester ter Winkel witnessed the baptism of Johan Gerhard Lorenz on 30 January 1729 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.4


  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. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Gerret soon van Pieter Vander Byl, en Hester ter Winkel, getùygen Edùward Velden en Rykje ter Winkel. Der 3 Aùgty 1704.
  3. [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. 526. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 1.
  4. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Den 30 Janùarij 1729; K: Johan Gerhard; V: Pieter Laùrens; M: Katharina Van der Bijl; G: Jan Laùrens, Gerhard Van der Bijl, Esther Te Winkel.
  5. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Pieter, d'Vader Woùter de Vos, d'Moeder Marta Vande Byl; getù Geertrùyt en Gerrit Vandr Byl 14e Fe[b 1723].
  6. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Den 8 September 1726; K: Sara Katharina; V: Lambertùs Slicher, Bedienaar des Goddelijken Worts alh[ier]; M: Sophia van der Bijl; G: Gerrit van der Bijl, Anna van der Bijl, Katharina Slicher. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.

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