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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 Matthysen
Father of 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
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