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Marten Jans van Staden
circa 1638-1716
Catharina Willemsz
circa 1647-1717
Maria van Staden 1
of Weltevreden, Stellenbosch 2
born 1678 3
baptized 22 December 1678, Werkhoven 4
died circa 7 July 1723 5
She also owned the farms Waarborg and Hercules Pilaar in
Stellenbosch, Kuijlenburg in Paarl and Le Roque at Olifantshoek,
Drakenstein, according to the inventory drawn up 12 July 1723.

Her estate accounts show that Weltevreden was bought by her son
in law, Andries Krugel, Le Roque by Pieter Joubert, Hercules Pilaar
by Jacob Cloeten and Cuijlenburg by the Widow of Pieter Robberts.

Claas Ras and Maria van Staden are listed together for the first time
in the Muster Rolls of 1696, as resident in Drakenstein.

married (1) circa 1696 6

Claas Ras
1666-circa 1713
farmer (1705) 7
of Stellenbosch 8



1700 -


b. c1709


married (2) 4 February 1714 at Stellenbosch 19

Lambert Engels
died circa 1722

1715 -


children of Maria van Staden and Claas Ras

Catharina Ras born 1697
baptized 27 June 1697, Cape Town
 married circa 1716

Warnar van den Brink born circa 1678

Johannes Ras 9 born 1698
born 1698 10
baptized 10 August 1698, Drakenstein 11

Christian Ras 1700-circa 1723
born 1700 12
baptized 4 July 1700, Drakenstein 13
died circa 1723, (?)

Notes: Christiaan Ras appears in 1719 as one of
the orphans whose inheritance is in the care of the
Cape Weeskamer, alongside Johannes, Maria and
Hendrik Ras, each being worth 300 gulden.

A Christiaan Ras appears once, in 1723, in the opgaaf
returns, just a man, his horse and his weapons, so
presumably a young man, but Christiaan is not listed
among the children of Maria Ras in the inventory drawn
up on the 12th July 1723.

Maria Ras died 1734
born Cape of Good Hope
died 2 May 1734
 married circa 1723 (or before)

Andries Krugel 14 circa 1675-1734
farmer (1713)
of the farm, 't Blomkooltje, Paarl
and by 1734 Weltevreden, Joostenberg

Hendrik Ras born circa 1709
born circa 1709 15
baptized 25 December 1709, Stellenbosch 16

Christina Ras born 1711
born 1711 17
baptized 20 September 1711, Stellenbosch 18

Notes: She does not appear in the 1718 Weeskamer
accounts of orphans in its care, so she had presumably
died before that date. (MOOC 18/2 Weeskamer Joernal)

children of Maria van Staden and Lambert Engels

Aletta Engels 20 1715-circa 1729
born 1715 21
baptized 10 March 1715, Stellenbosch 22
died circa 1729 23

Theunis Engels 24 born 1716
born 1716 25
baptized 12 July 1716, Stellenbosch 26

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