Maria aux Brebis

F, #9257, b. circa 1620, d. 1666

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NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695NGK (Cape Town) Baptisms 1665-1695
Last Edited21/07/2012
Birth*Maria aux Brebis was born circa 1620 in Hamburg, Germany.1
Marriage*She married David de Bucquoi circa 1630.2,3
Marriage*She married Zacharias Wagenaer on 30 January 1658 Batavia.4,1
MarriageShe married Majoor Adriaan Anthonisz on 5 May 1639 Batavia.5
MarriageShe married Jacob Sweers on 15 March 1642 Batavia.6
Death*She died in 1666 de Caep de Goede Hoop.1


David de Bucquoi b. c 1615, d. b 5 May 1639
(Passenger) ShipVoyage On 30 January 1662 the Angelier and Oijevaer departed Batavia enroute to de Caep de Goede Hoop where they docked on 2 April 1662. Among the pasengers on board the vessels were Zacharias Wagenaer, Maria aux Brebis and Maria de Bucquoij. Accompanying Wagenaer were his slaves Anthonij de Later van Japan, Annike van Bengale, Louis van Bengale and Willem van Bengale.7,8,9 
Baptisms - WitnessMaria aux Brebis and Dom:e Antonius Scherius, Zacharias Wagenaer and Geertruyd van Riebeeck witnessed the baptism of Joanna van Riebeeck on 23 April 1662 (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.10
She and d'E. Hr, Ordinaris Raet van India PN Over 't Water, Pieter Janse van Hoorn, Sara Bessels and Dom:e Petrus Cassier witnessed the baptism of Lydia Lacus on 2 September 1663 de Caep de Goede Hoop.11


  1. [S428] Website Wikipedia ( ""
  2. [S629] Personal communications between Mansell Upham and Delia Robertson, 2010-present. Maria aux Brebis had 4 husbands
    1st hubby David du Bucquoij.
  3. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  4. [S685] Mr. F.H. de Vos, "Some Marriages in Batavia", Journal of the Dutch Burgher Union of Ceylon Vol II, No.3 (September 1909): 1658, 30 Jan.
    Wacherias Wagenaer, Eerste clercq ter Generale Secretarye
    Juff Maria aux Brebis wed van wijlen Jacob Sweers in leven opperkoopman. Hereinafter cited as "Some Marriages in Batavia."
  5. [S685] Mr. F.H. de Vos, "Some Marriages in Batavia", [Ao. 1639]
    5 Mei
    De Heer Adriaan Anthoniszs van 's Hertogenbosch, Majoor in Dienst der E. Comp
    Juff. Maria aux Brebis van Hamburg wed. v. Daniel de Buquoi in leven weesmeester.
  6. [S685] Mr. F.H. de Vos, "Some Marriages in Batavia", 1658, 30 Jan.
    Wacherias Wagenaer, Eerste clercq ter Generale Secretarye
    Juff Maria auzx Brebis wed van wijlen Jacob Sweers in leven opperkoopman.
  7. [S351] Grahame Naudé, "Dutch East India Company Shipping", Familia (DEIC Shipping) 43 Number 1 (2006):
    Number     5498.1
    Name of ship     ANJELIER
    Master     Hans, Barend Barendsz.
    Tonnage     440
    Type of ship     jacht
    Built     1653
    Yard     Hoorn
    Chamber     Amsterdam
    Date of departure     30-01-1662
    Place of departure     Batavia
    Arrival at Cape     02-04-1662
    Departure from Cape     10-04-1662
    Date of arrival at destination     28-07-1662
    Place of arrival     Vlie
    Chamber for which cargo is destined     Amsterdam (83,319)
    Particulars     Second return fleet (5498-5499) under command of Zacharias Wagenaar. After the Cape under command of Johan van der Laan (see above). The ANJELIER was wrecked at Terschelling(?).
    Previous outward voyage     0795.1
    On Board     I     II     III
    Total     208                         . Hereinafter cited as "Dutch East India Company Shipping."
  8. [S654] Mansell Upham 'What can't be cured, must be endured … Cape of Good Hope - first marriages & baptisms (1652-1665)', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (, January 2012. "2 April 1662: Angelier & Oijevaer bring:
    Cape's newly appointed 2nd Commander Zacharias Wagenaer (from Dresden) ex Batavia with wife Maria aux Brebis (from Wesel), stepdaughter Maria de Bucuoij, Widow Coen Verburg & 5 personal slaves."
  9. [S815] Mansell G. Upham 'Documented Slave Arrivals at the Cape of Good Hope (1652-1677)', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (Unpublished), 16 November 2014. "2 April 1662: Angelier ex Batavia brings 5 personal slaves of Dresden-born Zacharias Wagenaer (1614-1668), the Cape’s 2nd commander (1662-1666):
    Japanese Christian Anthonij de Later van Japan
    his concubine Annica van Bengale
    their son Abraham
    Louis van Bengale &
    Willem van Bengale.
  10. [S787] Church matters (Nederlandse Hervormde Kerk), Incoming Letters, 9 April 1652-14 May 1663, (NL-SAA, archiefinventaris 379, inventarisnummer 206, pp. 29-35), (eGSSA - van der Stael Letters,…), Den 23 [April 1662]:en d:o heeft dom:e Scheerius, een predikatie gedaen, ende sijn ten doope gepresenteert dese vijff navolgende kinderen, waer van dom:e Scherius gedoopt heeft, het dochterkenm van den e: h:r commandeur Jan van Riebeeck, is genaemt Joanna, de getuigen sijn d' e: h:r command:r Zacharias Wagenaer, ende sijn huisvrou Maria Wagenaers ende Geertruidt van Riebeeck, de huisvrou van Pieter van der Stael,... as transcribed by Corney Keller.
  11. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: September Anno 1663

    Den selffden dag (2 Septebmer) heeft Dom. Petrus Kasier des namiddags een danckseggingh predikatie gedaen, ende gedoopt dese vier navolgende kinderen:

    het dochtertje van Heindrick Lacus, Fiscael en Secretaris in dienste van d'E. Comp. en is genaemt Lydia; de getuigen sijn d'E. Hr Over 't Water, Ordinaris Raet van India, en d'E. Hr Van Hoorn, Extra-ordinaris Raet van India, ende Juffrou Van Hoorn, sijn huijsvrouw, ende Juffvrou Wagenaers, de huijsvrouw van d'E Heer Commandr Wagenaer, transcribed by Richard Ball, Norfolk, England, (May 2006), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.).
  12. [S658] Mansell Upham 'Made or Marred by Time - the Other Armozijn & two enslaved Arabian 'princesses' at the Cape of Good Hope (1656)', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (, March 2012. "Footnote 47: (1) Cornelis (Coen) Verburg, marries Maria de Bucquoij, daughter of David de Bucquoi, stepdaughter of Adriaan Anthonissen, Jacob Sweer(t)s / Sweer(i)s & Zacharias Wagenaer (from Dresden) Cape’s 2nd commander."

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