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South African mtDNA Outstanding - Female Progenitors

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  • Adriana Pietersz Scabalje (1682 - bef.1711)
    Gebeurtenisse:1. Heinrich Adolf Schreuder, SV/PROG, *Dorsten an den Lippen, Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, 1681, ț.Cape, South Africa, 17382. . HEINRICH. — Dorsten on the Lippe. So., loaned ...
  • Maria Russaar, SM/PROG (bef.1666 - 1711)
    French Speakers at the Cape: The European background. p117>"No trace of the Marie Rousseau of Blois who came to the Cape has been found, if this is indeed the correct version of her surname, while the ...
  • Wilhelmina de Wit, SM/PROG (c.1670 - bef.1727)
    Reference no.: MOOC8/5.4* Testator(s):* Wilhelmina de Wit* 9 Junij 1727* Inventaris van alle sodanige goederen, als er sijn naargelaten en met 'er dood ontruijmt door Wilhelmina de* Wit huijsvrouw van ...
  • Antje (Anna) Pieterse, SM/PROG (1706 - 1767)
  • Anne Goudalle (1653 - 1689)
    See Boucher's French Speakers at the Cape - Chapter 9, page 250-251 (attached)>The refugee Daniel des Ruelles reached the Cape in 1688 with his young daughters Esther and Anne. He was married on July 1...

The amount of mtDNA results coming into public knowledge is increasing by the day, however the amount of profiles covered remains a small proportion of the female progenitors whom arrived to South Africa via ships.

When an unknown mtDNA result becomes known, the profiles in this list could help to narrow down to which female progenitor it could relate to.

This project is for early arrivals, up to the year 1750. This is to keep the list manageable.