Hilletjie (Smith) van Schalkwyk

Hilletje (Smith) van Schalkwyk (1758 - abt. 1816)

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Hilletje (Hilletjie) "Helena" van Schalkwyk formerly Smith aka Smit
Born in Malmesbury, Swartland,Dutch Cape Colonymap
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Wife of — married 9 Feb 1777 in Cape Colony, South Africamap
Descendants descendants
Died about [location unknown]
Profile last modified 8 Sep 2019 | Created 23 Jun 2013 | Last significant change: 8 Sep 2019
Smith-149508-1.jpg13:47: Susan (Delport) Barnard uploaded Smith-149508-1.jpg for Hilletje (Smith) van Schalkwyk (1758-abt.1816).
[Thank Susan for this]
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Table Bay, South Africa (1762)
Hilletjie (Smith) van Schalkwyk was part of the settlement of the Dutch Cape Colony.
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Hilletjie Smit ... [1]


Date: Hilletje Smit was born about 1758. [2]


1758 Jun 4
Baptised: 1758, 4 Junij 1758
Father: Frans coijs Smith
Mother: Maria Johanna Laubser
Witnesses: Christoffel Smith en Hilletje Laubser
Additional notes: Den 5 Meij gebooren [3]


Date: Hilletje Smit passed away before 1815. [2]


  1. Entered by Nina van Schalkwyk, Jun 23, 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Marilize (Kirsten) Marais 22 Jan 2016, A source for this information is needed.
    Sien informasie op Khoi Stammoeders dokument verwys na Opgraafrol J46 added by Elize Taylor 07 Jun 2019.
  3. Source: Nederduits Gereformeerde Gemeente (NGK), Swartland (Malmesbury), Baptism register, 1745-1782, page 28. Repository: NG Kerkargief, Noordwal-Wes, Stellenbosch, G5 3/2. Note: Folios 13 and 14, two sides of one page, are almost certainly missing between the current pages numbered 12 and 13 - dates covered would be late August 1751 to early June 1752.. Transcribed by Lizette Svoboda, from photographs of Cape Archives VC 666. Seen and added by Gordon Mac Rae 22 Nov 2017.

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On 21 Dec 2017 at 08:26 GMT Susan (Coetsee) de Bruyn wrote:

Hi, can one of the active managers please change the LNAB to Smith as this is stated on the baptismal transcription

Thx Susan

On 22 Nov 2017 at 05:15 GMT Gordon Mac Rae wrote:

Hi, could one of the profile managers also add the project profile (wikitree-cape-of-good-hope-project@googlegroups.com) as active manager (add to trusted list, save, then activate, then save again) to this profile, please? As soon as the LNAB has been validated with a [transcription of a] baptism [image], we will have this profile Project Profile Protected). Gordon (project coordinator)

On 21 Feb 2016 at 10:08 GMT Philip van der Walt wrote:

Smit-2247 and Smit-719 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicate. I'll do the final integration of the bio, thanks!

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