Start My Family Tree Welcome to Geni, home of the world's largest family tree.
Join Geni to explore your genealogy and family history in the World's Largest Family Tree.

South African mtDNA Outstanding - Female Progenitors

view all


  • Catharina Frederiks, SM/PROG (c.1671 - 1759)
    True full name: Catharina (Trijntje for short) Frederiks Haak.* Alias: Trijntje Frederiks / Catharina Haak / Haek. Catharina / Catrina / Katrijn / Katrijntje / Trijntje. Trijntje is short for Catharina...
  • 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 ...
  • 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...
  • Antje (Anna) Pieterse, SM/PROG (1706 - 1767)

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.