Adriaan van Kervel

M, #8925, b. before 23 July 1681, d. 19 September 1737

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NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732
Last Edited15/08/2010
Birth*Adriaan van Kervel was born before 23 July 1681 in 's-Gravenhage, Nederland.1
BaptismAdriaan van Kervel was baptized on 23 July 1681 's-Gravenhage.1 
Marriage*He married Aletta Corsenaar, daughter of Willem Corsenaar and Catharina Cruse, on 14 June 1716 de Caep de Goede Hoop.1,2
Death*He died on 19 September 1737 de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
(Official) Inventory On 24 February 1714 the messenger of the court, gerechts boode, Sijmon Witmond, reported to the Orphen Master Adriaan van Kervel, that items belonging to the recently deceased Eva Zaaijman and Joannis Smit were in the possession of Johann Oberholster, Cornelis Joosten van Daalen, Roelof Jonas, Andries Cuyper, Matthys Andries de Beer and Hendrik Abrahamsz de Vries as itemised in the attached memorial. However, the boode reported that De Vries had stipulated he had only a small iron pot and a tea kettle in his possession.3
Baptisms - WitnessAdriaan van Kervel and Christina Bouman witnessed the baptism of Maria Magdalena Blankenberg on 24 August 1710 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).4
He and Aletta Corsenaar witnessed the baptism of Aletta Hendrina van den Heuvel on 25 February 1725 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.5


  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. 667. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 1.
  2. [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, Lorna:
    Adriaan was in 1719 Sekretaris van die Politieke Raad. In 1725 is hy aangestel as fiskaal. Na die dood van Goewerneur van Noodt word hy Sekunde en 31.8.1737 volg hy De la Fontaine op as goewerneur. Adriaan sterf skielik drie weke later (19.9.1737). Hy was getroud met Aletta =26.6.1695 d/v Willem Corsenaar en Catharina Cruse.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  3. [S332] Webpage ( (Original records held by Western Cape Archives and Records Service, Roeland Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa) "Inventories of the Orphan Chamber
    Cape Town Archives Repository, South Africa
    Reference no.: MOOC8/3.54
    Jan Smit
    Eva Zaijman
    24 Februarij 1714."
  4. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): [24 Augusti 1710] van Johannes Blankenberg, en Catharina Boumans; de getuigen Adriaan Kervel, en Christina Boumans. - Maria Magdalena, (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch, Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).
  5. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Alletta Hendrina, d'Vader Nicolaas Vanden Heùvel, d'Moeder Maria Zegers, getù d'Hr Adriaan van Kervel, en Jùffr Alletta Korssenaar: 25 Feb 1725.

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