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Maria Jans Visser

Name
Maria Jans Visser
Given names
Maria Jans
Surname
Visser
Married name
Maria Jans Olivier
Historical Event April 6, 1652

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Jan van Riebeeck arrives at the Cape in the Drommedaris and sets up a supply station and fortifications for the Dutch East India Company.
Historical Event 1657
Source: SA Timeline
Note: First Freeburghers (Vrijburgers): The first nine men received grants of land along the Liesbeeck River (now Rondebosch)
Historical Event May 7, 1662

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Jan van Riebeeck leaves the Cape on promotion to a position on the Council of Justice in Batavia
Historical Event August 18, 1665

Source: Wikipedia
Note: First Dutch Reformed Church congregation is founded and J. van Arkel is appointed the first minister
Birth of a daughter
#1
Dina Olivier
about 1673

Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p69, a1b1.
Birth of a son
#2
Cornelis Ockersz Olivier
about 1674

Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p69, a1b2.
Town founded November 6, 1679
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Stellenbosch is founded
Historical Event April 1688

Source: Wikipedia
Note: French Huguenot refugees arrive after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. Simon van der Stel, the Governor of the Cape Colony settles the Huguenot refugees in the present day Drakenstein, Franschhoek and Wellington areas which were beyond the Cape Colony and belonged to the Khoikhoi people
Not marriedOckert Corneliszoon OlivierView this family
yes

Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p69, a1.
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p445, a1.
Baptism of a sonCornelis Ockersz Olivier
February 2, 1689

Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p69, a1b2.
Marriage of a childCornelis Ockersz OlivierAnna Catharina Richman van WeiyView this family
November 22, 1699
Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p69, a1b2.
Baptism of a grandsonRudolph Brits
October 24, 1702
Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p446, b6.
Death of a husbandOckert Corneliszoon Olivier
about 1705
Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p69, a1.
Baptism of a grandsonJohannes Corneliszoon “Jan” Olivier
June 13, 1706

Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p70, a1b2c2.
Baptism of a granddaughterCatharina Olivier
December 30, 1708
Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p83, a1b2c3.
Death of a sonCornelis Ockersz Olivier
about 1713

Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p69, a1b2.
Epidemic March 16, 1713

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at the Cape Colony
Marriage of a childHans Jacob BritsDina OlivierView this family
September 22, 1720

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p445, a1.
Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p69, a1b1.
Marriage of a grandchildRudolph BritsMaria GerritsView this family
December 5, 1722

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p446, b6.
Marriage of a grandchildJohannes Corneliszoon “Jan” OlivierCecilia du PresView this family
February 12, 1730
Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p70, a1b2c2.
Marriage of a grandchildRudolph BritsHuibrecht BrandView this family
January 17, 1740

Publication: Vol. 1, A-C (1986) ISBN: 0-7969-0370-0
Citation details: Brits, p446, b6.
Marriage of a grandchildArnoldus Johannes BassonCatharina OlivierView this family
before 1742

Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p83, a1b2c3.
Marriage of a grandchildPieter du PlessisCatharina OlivierView this family
December 2, 1742
Publication: Vol. 8, Pi-Q (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0949-2
Citation details: Du Plessis, p131, b1c1.
Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p83, a1b2c3.
Death of a granddaughterCatharina Olivier
April 8, 1744

Publication: Vol. 7, O-Ph (2002) ISBN: 0-7972-0892-5
Citation details: Olivier, p83, a1b2c3.
Historical Event 1754

Source: Wikipedia
Note: A population count in the Cape shows that there were 5,510 Europeans and 6,279 slaves in the Cape Colony
Epidemic May 1, 1755

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Smallpox epidemic breaks out at Cape Colony. A total of 2,372 people die
  1. Generation 1
    1. Children of Maria Jans Visser and Ockert Corneliszoon Olivier:

      1. Dina Olivier (1673)
      2. Cornelis Ockersz Olivier (16741713)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Dina Olivier, daughter of Ockert Corneliszoon Olivier and Maria Jans Visser, was born about 1673. She married Hans Jacob Brits on September 22, 1720. He died on February 15, 1729 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape.

      Children of Dina Olivier and Hans Jacob Brits:

      1. Rudolph Brits (1702)
    2. Cornelis Ockersz Olivier, son of Ockert Corneliszoon Olivier and Maria Jans Visser, was born about 1674 and died about 1713. He married Anna Catharina Richman van Weiy on November 22, 1699 in Cape Town, Western Cape. She was baptized on September 15, 1686 and died in September 1777 at the age of 90.

      Children of Cornelis Ockersz Olivier and Anna Catharina Richman van Weiy:

      1. Johannes Corneliszoon “Jan” Olivier (17061764)
      2. Catharina Olivier (17081744)
  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. Rudolph Brits, son of Hans Jacob Brits and Dina Olivier, was baptized on October 24, 1702 in Stellenbosch, Western Cape. He married 2 times. The first time he married Maria Gerrits on December 5, 1722. The second time he married Huibrecht Brand on January 17, 1740.

      Children of Rudolph Brits and Maria Gerrits:

      1. Hans Jacob Brits (1729)

      Children of Rudolph Brits and Huibrecht Brand:

      1. Rudolph Johannes Brits (1741)
    2. Johannes Corneliszoon “Jan” Olivier, son of Cornelis Ockersz Olivier and Anna Catharina Richman van Weiy, was baptized on June 13, 1706 and died on August 21, 1764 at the age of 58. He married Cecilia du Pres (sister’s mother-in-law’s first cousin), daughter of Philippe du Preez and Elizabeth Prévot, on February 12, 1730 in Tulbagh, Western Cape. She was baptized on May 14, 1713 and died on April 11, 1781 in Tulbagh, Western Cape at the age of 67.

      Children of Johannes Corneliszoon “Jan” Olivier and Cecilia du Pres:

      1. Philippus Arnoldus Olivier (1731)
      2. Dirkje Olivier (1734)
      3. Martha Maria Olivier (1738)
      4. Johanna Elisabeth Olivier (1741)
      5. Johannes Stephanus Olivier (1743)
      6. Cornelis Hermanus Olivier (17461825)
    3. Catharina Olivier, daughter of Cornelis Ockersz Olivier and Anna Catharina Richman van Weiy, was baptized on December 30, 1708 in Tulbagh, Western Cape and died on April 8, 1744 at the age of 35. She married 2 times. The first time she married Arnoldus Johannes Basson, son of Johannes Basson and Zacharia Visser, before 1742. He was baptized on February 26, 1702 and died about 1742. The second time she married Pieter du Plessis (nephew-in-law’s brother-in-law), son of Charl Prieur du Plessis and Cecilia van Marseveen, on December 2, 1742 in Paarl, Western Cape. He was baptized on March 8, 1716 in Paarl, Western Cape.