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South African Stamouers/Progenitors - Mapping the first arrivals to Cape of Good Hope - The First 100

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  • Steven Botma, SV/PROG (c.1630 - 1700)
    Steven - seun van Jan(sz)- Botma v. Wageningen in Nederland, was een van die oudste koloniste en het gelyktydig, of kort na Van Riebeeck, hier aangekom; 21.2.1657 word aan hom grond langs die Liesbee...
  • Jan van Riebeeck (1619 - 1677)
    Resolutions of the Cape of Good Hope - With aknowledgement to Dr Helena Liebenberg(Author) Zaterdach den 30en December 1651 (Sat. 30/112/1651) De wint westelijck, vrij hard aencoelende. Bevinden 't s...
  • Jacob Cloete, SV/PROG (1630 - 1693)
    Aknowledgement to eGGSA 26/4/1662 Coenradus, son of Jacob Kloeten, free famer witnesses: Sjaeck, the labourer of the master carpenter, Leendert Cornelisz van Sevenhuijsen, free burger, and Jannetje Fer...
  • Cornelis Kees de Boer Claasz, SV/PROG 1 (1635 - 1688)
    Also see Cornelis CLAASEN was also known as Kees de Boer. His descendants used the surname CORNELIS/Z. He was from Utrecht and arrived at the Cape before 1657. He married at Stellenbosch 15 March 1...
  • Jan Coenraad Visser, SV/PROG (a4) (1633 - 1718)
    See outstanding article by Mansell Upham in (posted by Peter) Date of Death not established The First Fifty Years project suggests by 1700 In 1692 Jan Coenraet Visscher is listed without a wife (wi...

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South African Stamouers/Progenitors - Mapping the first arrivals to Cape of Good Hope

We are able to now start gathering data to get an accurate view about who would have been at the Cape at a certain date. These projects are intended to allow us in time to accurately count the "Progenitor" population at these particular years.

Four sensus projects are intended -

  • The first 100 (to arrive)
  • The first 1000 (to arrive)
  • Sensus 1650
  • Sensus 1660


  • Sensus 1670
  • Sensus 1700

What to do

When you know about a progenitor or come accross one in the tree that could be one of the first 100. Link them here. Also make sure they find their place on the "SV/PROG Mapping the first arrivals to Cape of Good Hope" base project.