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Aagje Rix (aft. 1650)

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Aagje Rix aka Rijcks, Rycks
Born after [location unknown]
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married Jun 1671 in Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoopmap
Wife of — married 17 Mar 1675 in Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoopmap
Wife of — married 2 May 1677 in Cape Townmap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified 20 Aug 2017 | Created 8 Feb 2014
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Table Bay, South Africa (1762)
Aagje Rix was part of the settlement of the Dutch Cape Colony.
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Date: Aagje Rix was born abt 1650. [1]


Date: 1671 Den juni (sic)
Event Place: Dutch Reformed Church, Cape of Good Hope
Groom: Claas Jacobsz
Bride: Aagje Rix [2]
page 75, Anno 1671 Den juni (sic) Claas Jacobsz Meldorp en Aagje Rix jonged. van ter [..r] [2]


Date: 1675-03-17
Event Place: Dutch Reformed Church, Cape of Good Hope
Groom: Jacob Hendricksz
Bride: Aaghje Ricx [2]
79, 1675 Den 17 Maart. Jacob Hendricksz geboortigh van Leyden en Aaghje Ricx van Middelburgh wede. van Borger Claas Jacobs van Meldorp [2]


Date: 1675-03-17
Event Place: Dutch Reformed Church, Cape of Good Hope
Groom: Jacob Aertsz Brouwer
Bride: Aeghie Rijcks [2]
page 82, Anno 1677 Den 2.Maij. Jacob Aertsz Brouwer van Tiel J.M. vrijborger alhier met Aeghie Rijcks van der Veer Weduwe. [2]


14 February 1673[3]: Baptism at the Cape of Good Hope of Susanna Claassen. Daughter of Claus Jacobsen (from Meldorf, Ditmarsken) & Aagje Rix (from Middelburg) - stepdaughter of Jacob Hendricksz: (from Leiden) & thereafter step-daughter of Jacob Aerstz: Brouwer (from Tiel) & later wife to Matthias Greeff (from Magdeburg). [4]
We catch a glimpse of her in 1687 complaining to her step-father about their maid the "vrij swartinne" Iba aka Antonique van Timor ... at about 10 o’ clock in the morning Iba had started cooking some Turkish beans in the kitchen so that these would be ready for lunch ... Taking away a tea kettle, which she finds hanging over the fire; she replaces it with another pot to cook her beans. Seeing this, the step-daughter of Brouwer [Susanna Claassen], goes to complain to her step-father ... Her step-father thereupon storms into the kitchen admonishing Iba for disobeying his orders calling her a a “black whore” (swart hoer). Iba questions why she would disobey him & that if he does not wish her to cook; she will leave off cooking muttering “Moer!” [4]
Brouwer beats Iba with a broomstick whereupon a howling Iba runs outside ... her hand severely damaged with bones protruding ... s’morgens omtrent 10 uren in de combuijs ... |de vrij swartinne Anniques van Timor, van meijninge om gemelte [turxe] boontjes te koken ende tegens de middag gereet te maken, dat sij Anniques een teeketel die sij op ‘t vuer vont daer aff genomen ende een andre ketel tot koken van voorz boontjes inde plaets gehangen hebbende, het dogtertje {Susanna Claassen} van gemelten Jacob Aertze daerop aen hem Jacob gegaen clagen, ... dat den voorn:[oemde] Jacob Aertze aenstonts daerna mede in voorzeijde combuijs gecomen is, ende heftig tegens de voor:n[oemde] Annique uitvarende haer bevolen heeft te swijgen haer met enen voor een swart hoer uijtscheldende dat de voorn:[oemde] Annique daerop aen de voorseijden Jacob antwoordende vraegde waerom sij soude swijgen, ende indien hij niet hebben wilde dat soude koken dat sij t’ selve dan soude nalaten ende sulx moer hadde te seggen, ... For more information , click at the following links: ; [Mansell Upham] [4]


  1. Source: Robertson, Delia. The First Fifty Years Project. Page: Aagje Rijx Seen and added by Philip van der Walt Feb 16, 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 "Genealogy without Frontiers: ( eGGSA Articles: Author Richard Ball© 2006 Norfolk, England. Seen and entered by Ronel Olivier April 1, 2016.
  3. The date of 1664 as given in the source Genealogies of Old Cape Families, by C.C. de Villiers, revised, augmented and rewritten by C.Pama, A.A.Balkema, Cape Town, 1966. The original edition of 1894, compiled by G.M. Theal from the work of C.C. de Villiers 1887 Vol 1 Greeff p. 271 as seen and added by Alta Bekker Sept 1, 2015, as well as the date of 14 February 1673 as given by Mansell Upham [Facebook Post 14 Feb at 5:36 am] is inconsistent with this eGGSA source giving the date as 14 Febr 1672. Philip van der Walt Feb 16, 2016.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Source: First Fifty Years - Project collating Cape of Good Hope records Facebook Community Page: 14 Feb at 5:36 am Seen and added by Philip van der Walt 14 Feb, 2016.

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