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Pieter Jansz van der Westhuisen
died circa 1722
Maria Hendrickz Winkelhuisen
died before 1706
Cornelis Gerritsz van Nieuwkerken
died circa 1710
Maria van der Westhuisen
1675-circa 1734
Johannes van Nieuwkerken 1
farmer 2
of De Brackefonteijn, lying behind the Coeberg 3
born 1697 4
baptized 15 September 1697, Cape Town 5
died circa December 1744 6
will dated 1 April 1741
and filed 8 January 1745 7
From the inventory drawn up after his death, his main residence
would appear to have been the farm De Brackefonteijn, situated
behind the Coeberg. Here they had a house consisting of Voorhuijs
with a room either side and a kitchen and a farmyard with a barn
for storing grain. Their house was comfortably furnished and well
equipped, including one painting. To run the farm they owned 18
male slaves and 2 female slaves.

He owned, in company with his brother Gerrit van Nieuwkerken,
the farm Sandvloet in Drakensteijn, as well as having a loan farm
known as Outeniquasdrift, situated over the Gouwert River.

married (1)

Engela Plooij
1710-circa 1738

Hendrik Cornelis

Maria Margaretha

Jan Samuel

Albert Barentsz

Engela Helena
c1738 -

married (2) 20 November 1738 at Drakenstein 17

Anna van Staden
died circa 1753

Willem Petrus


children of Johannes van Nieuwkerken and Engela Plooij

Hendrik Cornelis van Nieuwkerken born 1729
born 1729 8
baptized 6 March 1729, Cape Town 9

Maria Margaretha van Nieuwkerken born 1732
born 1732 10
baptized 2 March 1732, Cape Town 11

Jan Samuel van Nieuwkerken born 1733
born 1733 12
baptized 22 November 1733, Cape Town 13

Albert Barentsz van Nieuwkerken born 1735
born 1735 14
baptized 18 December 1735, Cape Town 15

Engela Helena van Nieuwkerken circa 1738-circa 1820
born circa January 1738
baptized 16 January 1738
died circa 1820
 married October 1756 Swartland

Alewijn Smit Jacobuszoon 16 1710-circa 1738

children of Johannes van Nieuwkerken and Anna van Staden

Willem Petrus van Nieuwkerken born 1741
born 1741 18
baptized 13 August 1741, Cape Town 19

Gerrit van Nieuwkerken born 1743
born 1743 20
baptized 10 March 1743, Cape Town 21

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