Nicolaas Gockelius

M, #8942, b. circa 1665

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NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
Last Edited03/04/2017
Birth*Nicolaas Gockelius was born circa 1665 in Westervoort, Gelderland, Nederland.1,2
Marriage*He married Susanna Magdalena Rota on 21 June 1714 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).3,2
Baptisms - WitnessNicolaas Gockelius and Susanna Magdalena Rota witnessed the baptism of Nikolaas Karstens on 14 January 1720 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.4
Slave BirthsBefore 15 January 1713, Maria Dorothea van de Caep was born in bondage and was owned by Nicolaas Gockelius and Susanna Magdalena Rota de Caep de Goede Hoop.5
Slaves owned by individualsNicolaas Gockelius was the owner of Doorra van Corstijn on 15 January 1713.6
Property TransactionsIn 1719 Nicolaas Gockelius bought the property Nicolaas in Cape Peninsula from Hans Kaspar Geringer, Velthuijsen.7


  1. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  2. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia of the Germans at the Cape, 1652-1806, Archives Year Book for South African History (Cape Town: Government Printer, Union of South Africa, 1946), p. 490. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  3. [S733] VC 621, NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town) transcribed by Corney Keller: [21 d:o June 1714] Nicolaas Gokkelius, van Doesburg, wed:r en Susanna Magdalena Rooda, wed:e wijlen Hendrik [Muller ...]., (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. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Anno 1720. Den 14de Jann; Nikolaas, zoon van jan Karst en Cathryn Van Den As. Getuijgen Nikolaas Gockelius en Susanna Maghdalena Rooda.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  5. [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, 1713
    Maria Dorothea, (een lyfeigen van Nikolaas Gockelius en syn huysvrow Maria Magdalena als getuygen) d' vader Locktrusius, d' moeder Doorra van Corstijn, 15 Janry 1713.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  6. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Maria Dorothea (een lyfeigen van Nikolaas Gockelius en syn huysvrou Maria Magdalena als getùygen | d'Vader Locktrusius, d'Moeder Doorra van Corstijn, 15 Janry 1713.
  7. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, A calendar of bondage in southern Africa, 1550 to 1888, CD-ROM; ISBN 1-86918-063-1; (Cape Town: Ancestry24, September 2007), 1719: Transfer number - 1293
    DistrictArea:     Cape Peninsula     
    Year:     1719     
    Transfer1:     1293     
    Transfer2:     1429     
    Morgen:     71.433     
    FarmName:     Velthuijsen     
    PropertyType:     Plaas en Hofstede (Farm)     
    PropertyNumber:     7     
    SellerSurname:     Gerringer     
    SellerName:     Hans C     
    SellerCivilStatus:     Burgher     
    BuyerSurname:     Gockelius     
    BuyerName:     Nic     
    BuyerCivilStatus:     Burgher     
    SaleType:     Estate     
    PurchasePrice:     5100     
    PurchasePriceComments:     Normal Transaction     
    SaleTerms:     Mortgage     
    Payments:     3400. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.

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