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Cornelis Jansz Janzoon Uijs, SV/PROG

Also Known As: "Cornelis Janszn Uys"
Birthplace: Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Death: Died in Kaap, Suid Afrika
Immediate Family:

Son of Jan Cornelis Uys and Daniella Uys
Husband of Dirkje Matthisdr Uijs and Dirkje Matthisdr Matthysen
Father of Dirk Cornelis Uijs; Dirk Cornelis Uys b1; Johannes Gerhardus Uys b2; Elizabeth Moss, b3 and Maria Moller
Half brother of Johannes de Lange and Alida de Lange, SM-b5

Occupation: Sailor
Managed by: June Frances Kotzee
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About Cornelis Jansz Janzoon Uijs, SV/PROG

Cornelis Janszn Uys

Name: Cornelis Uys

(Janszoon not a name. It is purely a way of indicating who his father was).

Variations of the name: Huys, Nijs and Uijs

Origin of the name: Derived from “Huus” or “Hyse” meaning strong man.

Birth Date: Before 3 July 1671

Birth Place: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Baptism: 3 July 1671 at Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Arrival in South Africa: Arrived from Leiden, Netherlands before 1704

Date of Death: After 1714

Place of Death: South Africa

Parents: Jan Uys and Daniella Ryken

Marriage: Dirkje Matthysen, from Westerhout, Netherlands

Date: 26 January 1698

Place: Pieterskerk, Leyden, Netherlands


  • b1 Dirk Cornelis *Leyden, Holland (1698?)
  • b2 Johannes *13.3.1701. Baptised as a young child in Cape Town.
  • b3 Elisabeth *25.10.1703
  • b4 Maria *21.9.1710 +16.10.1785

Occupation & Career: Farmed at Polkadraai, Stellenbosch.


Sources: De Villiers/Pama. Heese /Lombard



JR Uys; Uys Familie Register


A Cornelis Jansz *voor 1677. + na 1714. Van Leyden, Holland. Was waarskynlik, vir sy tyd, ‘n geleerde man. Aanduidings dat hy naby Kuilsrivier by die Polkadraaipad gevestig het. Waarskynlik 1700 reeds in Kaapstad. (Tot 1714 ?).

x Dirkje Matthysen +1714 van Westerhout, Holland. Met verkoop van haar huis en besittings op 14.8.1714 (Kaapse Vendurol) baat haar man en 3 minderjarige kinders : die seun Johannes dus reeds oorlede.

B1 Dirk Cornelisz *Leyden, Holland (1698?) x 15.11.1722 met Dina Maria le Roux (b3c1) B- Johannes *13.3.1701. Klein gedoop in Kaapstad. d1 Elizabeth 25.10.1703 x 26.4.1722 Gerrit Mos (Moss) STAMOUERS Mos d2 Maria *21.9.1710 +16.10.1785 x21.8.1929. Johannes Möller + voor 1785.

Judi Marais-Meyer register

Kom saam met sy vrou, Dirkje Matthysen, van Westerhout en 3 kinders voor 1704 in die Kaap aan.

UYS For source of additional information, click here. a1 Cornelis Uys Janszoon van Leiden, blykbaar seun van: Jan Uys en Daniella Ryken, van Amsterdam. Sy hertrou as wed. Uys aan die Kaap met Jan Hendrik de Lange. aankoms: voor 1704 met sy vrou Dirkje Matthysen, van Westerhout, en drie kinders.

Arriveer voor 1704 vanaf Leyden Nederland met sy vrou en drie kinders. Boer op'n plaas langs die Polkadraai-pad, Stellenbosch
van Leiden, Holland. Seun van Jan UYS en Daniella RYKEN van Amsterdam. Was in 1700 reeds in Kaapstad. x Dirkje MATTHYSEN, van Westerhout

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Cornelis Jansz Janzoon Uijs, SV/PROG's Timeline

July 3, 1671
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Amsterdam, Government of Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
Age 25
Leiden, Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Age 25
March 3, 1701
Age 30
South Africa
October 25, 1703
Age 32
Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
September 21, 1710
Age 39
Polkadraaipad naby Kuilsrivier, Wes-Kaap, South Africa
Age 39
Kaap, Suid Afrika
Age 39