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Gysbert Dirkz Verwey, SV/PROG

Also Known As: "Gijsbert Dirckz = Dirkz meaning Gysbert son of Dirk Verwy"
Birthplace: Milligen, Dalfsen, Overijssel, Netherlands
Death: Died in Kaapkolonie,Suid-Afrika
Immediate Family:

Son of Dirk Verwey and NN Verwey
Husband of Trijntje Theunisz Gansevanger, SM/PROG
Father of Beatrix Gysberta Verwey, b1 SM; Aletta (Alida) Verwey, b2 SM; Dirk Gijsbertsz Verwey, b3 and Theunis Gijsbertz Verwey

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About Gysbert Dirkz Verwey, SV/PROG

Verwey Ancestor: Gysbert Dirksz Verwey from Milligan, Gelderland, Netherlands arrived in South Africa in 1668 with his wife Catharina Gysbertsz Ganzevanger and 3 children. sic. Cor Pama Groot Afrikaanse Familienaamboek.

Gijsbert was van Milligan in Nederland. Hy en sy vrou arriveer aan die Kaap voor 1668.


Stamouers entry -

Stamvader Gysbert VERWEY was from Milligen. He was born about 1630, he was also known as Gysbert Dirksz Verwey. They arrived in South Africa before 1688 with his wife - Catharina GANZEVANGER - and three children. She was also known as Catharina Theunisz and Trijn Gysbertsz.

The VOC forbid vryburghers to sell wheat to the passing ship. Some of the burghers mixed the wheat with straw and then sold it under the cover as pig or chicken feed. Gysbert was caught trespassing this prohibition. On 18 November 1671 Catharina was fined 12 rijksdaalers for insulting the court of justice. After the death of Gysbert, his wife Catharina between 1677 - 1678 was involved with the brewing of beer using sugar as an essential part of the production.


  • Aletta, X 5 Feb 1679 Ockert Cornelis Olivier


  • Genealogies of old S A Families - de Villiers/Pama - 1981
  • GC de Wet Vryliede en Vryswartes in die Kaapse Nedersetting

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Milligen, Dalfsen, Overijssel, Netherlands
Age 24
Milligen, Netherlands
Age 25
Woerden, Woerden, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Age 29
Woerden, Utrecht, Netherlands
Age 36
Polanen, Netherlands
Age 47
- 1688
- 1668
Millingen, Netherlands