Surnames N to Q


Andries OELOFSE, also spelt OELSEN from Noorway. He arrived at the Cape in 1668. According to SAG vol VII, he got married at Cape Town 14 April 1690 to Sara VAN GYSELEN (Sara van de Kaap), daughter of Leendert Jansz van Gyselen (van Den Haag) and Maria Willemsdogter van de Kaap. Boeseken refers to, "Sara from the Cape, a half-caste female belonging to the Company, promised that upon her death (and after her marriage to Andries Oelsen), she would leave half her possessions to the Company in return for the education she had received as child."


b1 Leendert baptised 20 Aug 1690 (witnesses Lammert van Hoff & Lijsbet Jans), X 16 Aug 1711 Margaretha Beyers
b2 Fure baptised 19 Oct 1692
b3 Dorothea * c1695, X 7 Jan 1709 Cornelis Campher
b4 Margaretha baptised 16 Sep 1696, X 24 Mar 1726 Johann David Pfannenstiel, XX 27 Aug 1741 Heinrich Fehrsen
b5 Sara Magdalena baptised c1698, X 2 Dec 1731 Johan Michiel Kromhout
b6 Cornelis baptised 28 Jun 1699
b7 Anna baptised 13 May 1703, X 2 Mar 1721 Johan Adam Clank
b8 Johannes baptised 9 May 1706
b9 Roelof baptised c1708, X 15 Aug 1728 Sara Cordier

He bought in 1685 the farm Welgelegen, Stellenbosch from the free black Louis van Bengale

Karel Schoeman, Armosyn van die Kaap: Die Wêreld van "n slavin 1652-1733, pp 571, 651
, p 602

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