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Elsje Jacobs (Cloeten) van der Merwe (bef. 1655 - abt. 1702)

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Elsje Jacobs "Elsie Jacobsdr, Elsjen" van der Merwe formerly Cloeten aka Cloete
Born before in Kurfürstentum Kölnmap
Wife of — married in cape townmap
Died about in Cape Town, South Africamap
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Categories: The Dutch Cape Colony 1652-1806.

Intention to edit bio in the coming weeks. Please refrain from unnecessary editing. Van der Walt-440 08:59, 31 March 2015 (EDT)

Table Bay, South Africa (1762) Elsje (Cloeten) van der Merwe was part of the settlement of the Dutch Cape Colony.
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b1 [1]


Elsje Jacobs /Klauten (Cloeten)/ [2]
Name: Elsje Jacobs [2]
Surname: Klauten (Cloeten) [2]
Married name: Van der Merwe (Array) [2]


Date: Elsie Cloete was born in 1646. [3]
Date: Elsie was born about 1649.[4]
Date: ABT 1649 [5]
Date: Elsje Cloete was born before 1655. [6]
Date: ABT 1655 [2][7]
Place: Kurfürstentum, Köln, Duitsland. [8]
Place: Oedt, Rheinland, Prussia [2]
Place: Germany [5]


Date: 9 AUG 1651 [1][5]
Date: 28 FEB 1655 [2]
Date: Op Sondag, 28 Februarie 1655. [8]
Place: Boot Europa, Ter see [1][5]
Place: In die Katholisch Kirche, Ödt, Kurfürstentum, Köln, Duitsland. [8]
Place: St Vitus Catholic Church, Oedt, Rheinland, Prussia [2]
Witnesses / getuie: Nehssgen Klauten. [8]


Arrival / Aankoms: Sy, haar moeder en broer Gerrit, het vanaf Cologne, Duitsland vertrek na Vlie van waar hulle op Dinsdag, 22 Oktober 1658 op die skip Arnhem onder bevel van kaptein Jan Timonse na die Kaap vertrek. Hulle land op Sondag, 16 Maart 1659 in Tafelbaai. Die skip het as deel van 'n vloot van ses skepe, onder bevel van Adriaan van Almonde, geseil. [8]
Date: 1659 [5]
Arrived at the Cape together with her mother and brother in 1659. [8]


Den 9 Septemb An' 1668 Willem Schalcq met Elsjen Jacobs dochter van Jacob Cloeten[9]
Event date: 9 September 1668[10]
Event place: Cape Town, Dutch Reformed Church[10]
Groom: Willem Schalcq[10]
Bride: Elsjen Jacobs[10]


Catholic (referenced in the Bruehl Archives as Ba 2010 Fiche 3/6/p90) [2]
In 1678 het sy die Khoihoi Quisa en sy medegevangenes van voedsel en tabak voorsien al het sy geweet dat hulle ontsnap het. [8]


Date: Elsje Cloeten passed away about 1702. [11]
Date: Elsje Cloete passed away about 1702. [6]
Date: ABT 1702[7]
Date: Op 22 Januarie 1702 [8]
Date: Elsie Cloete passed away in 1702. [3]
Date: 12 JUL 1716 [5]
Place: Cape Town, South Africa


  • WikiTree profile Klauten-2 through the import of Vermaak Family Site - 05 May 2013.GED on May 5, 2013 by Dina Vermaak.
  • Source: S98 Author: Johannes Christoffel Fourie Title: Fourie Web Site Text: Family tree: Jacques (Jacobus) Fourie Page: Elsje Jacobs Cloete

  • This person was created through the import of flakey (3).ged on 18 April 2011 by Anton Bergh. Ancestral File Number: 8K9R-CF

  • WikiTree profile Cloete-47 created through the import of wikitree upload.ged on Jul 19, 2012 by Arrie Klopper. User ID: 19AE8C86F9FCB149BD64FD5D5A456084C611 Prior to import, this record was last changed 12 Oct 2011.

  • WikiTree profile Cloete-53 created through the import of Ancestors_DippenaarAndre_noinfo.GED on Oct 23, 2012 by Andrew Dippenaar. Record ID Number: MH:I403 : User ID: 0799E44F-1D15-4622-8166-912FADE23CAD : UPD 08 DEC 2011 22:13:13 GMT+2

  • First-hand information as remembered by Johan Smit, Friday, January 16, 2015. (Replace this citation unless you witnessed the birth or other event.)

  • Source: S55 Gedcom File Michael Bryan - 11/03/2007 28 AUG 2012 Added by C Waller on Feb 23, 2016. Added by C Waller on Feb 23, 2016.

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 18 April 2011 by Anton Bergh.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 Dina Vermaak May 5, 2013.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Entered by Thinus Janse van Rensburg, Thursday, December 12, 2013.
  4. Entered by Jannie van der Merwe, Feb 11, 2013.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 Oct 23, 2012 by Andrew Dippenaar.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Entered by Pieter Meyer , Mar 20, 2013
  7. 7.0 7.1 Anonymous Delport Jul 28, 2013.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 8.7 Stefan Steyn Jun 11, 2014.
  9. The Genealogical Society of South Africa: eGSSA branch, South African Records Transcribed. A selection of historical records transcriptions, Nederduits Gereformeerde Gemeente (NGK), Stellenbosch, page 75 accessed April 16, 2015.Repository: NG Kerkargief, Noordwal-Wes, Stellenbosch, G2 4/1. Transcribed by Ockert Malan, Lorna Newcomb and others. This transcription has been made from photographs of the Cape Archives Verbatim copies document VC 603 - Cape Town baptisms, memberships and marriages 1665-1695, which is a photocopy the original register, now housed in the Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerkargief, Noordwal-Wes, Stellenbosch, as G1-1/1. This photocopy was made for the Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and a copy was donated to the South African Archives, a copy going to the Cape Town Repository (VC series) and to the Pretoria Repository (where it is part of the FC series).The marriages cover pages 75 through 91 of this register.Seen and added Jan 28, 2015 by Susanna de Bruyn.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 April 16 2015 by Susanna de Bruyn
  11. Entered by Anonymous van der Merwe, Jun 23, 2011

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On February 23, 2016 at 23:14GMT Ronel Olivier wrote:

Cloete-339 and Cloeten-1 appear to represent the same person because: Clear Duplicate Please merge and help build our tree

On February 26, 2015 at 05:15GMT Philip van der Walt wrote:

Cloete-221 and Cloete-151 appear to represent the same person because: Same data Cloete-151 already existed

On February 26, 2015 at 05:13GMT Philip van der Walt wrote:

Cloete-151 and Cloete-85 appear to represent the same person because: Same data (will be eventually merged into Klauten)

On February 18, 2014 at 05:17GMT Philip van der Walt wrote:

Is the same profile as Cloete-123. Sincerely, Philip van der Walt-440

On February 18, 2014 at 05:15GMT Philip van der Walt wrote:

Is the same profile as Klauten-2. Philip van der Walt-440

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