Catharina (Trijntje) Hillebrants, SM (c.1657 - c.1695) MP

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Nicknames: "Trijntje Wyk; Thryntje van Wyk; Trijntje Hillebrands"
Birthplace: The Netherlands
Death: Died in Kaapstad
Managed by: June Barnes
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About Catharina (Trijntje) Hillebrants, SM

CJB - This profile was linked to Hans Helm as her father. There is no evidence or source given for this - if there is evidence please quote it here. In the mean time I have removed the connection.

Trijntjen Hillebrants

died circa 1695, (or was it 1693?)


According to the inventory taken after her death she left two minor children (not named) - in a later Weeskamer document of 1712 these two children are named as Arij and Gerrit van Wijk.

That inventory was dated 10th March 1695 and one would assume that she died shortly before that date.

Up to 1692 what records I have seen mention her name her as Trijntje or Catharina Hillebrants. The 1693 give the name of the wife of Willem van Wijk as Trijntje Wijkens. Does this mean her full name was Trijntje Hillebrants Wijkens?

By 1695 Willem is recorded living with Tryntje Harmens, who continues in the Muster and Opgaaf records as his wife until she is recorded as his widow in 1702.

Note that Trijintje is possibly short for 'Cathrijntje'


married 5 August 1685 at Cape Town

4 Church Registers - Cape Town Congregation, consulted in the form of an LDS microfilm and V603, photocopy of the original, Cape Archives (original in the Nederduits Gereformeerde Kerk Argiewe, Stellenbosch), VC 603k 604, 604, 605, 606 marriages, page 83, 1685

den 5 Augustus Willem van Wyck, vryburger, en Catharina Hillebrands

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Catharina (Trijntje) Hillebrants, SM's Timeline

The Netherlands
Age 29
Cape, South Africa
Age 31
Cape, South Africa
Age 33
Drakenstein ( Paarl), Cape, South Africa
Age 37
Cape Town, South Africa
Age 38