ERASMUS FAMILY


 

Erasmus means “the much beloved” and stems from the name of a 15th century saint, Erasmus of Rotterdam.

 

1. Pieter Erasmus m Maria Elisabeth Jooste, 1697

 

Rasmus Erasmus bapt 21 September 1698 Pieter Erasmus arrived in the Cape from the Netherlands in 1691. He lived on the farm “Groenkloof”, Drakenstein, Paarl.

 

1.1    Unnamed

1.2    Maria Hanna Erasmus bapt 25 October 1699

1.3    Lourens Erasmus bapt 22 June 1704 m Martha Pienaar 9 December 1731

1.4    – 1.6 various

 

1.3.1 Lourens Erasmus bapt Paarl 21 August 1729 m Abigael Geertruy Pienaar, 28 June 1750

 

1.4.1.1        Abel Erasmus bapt Tulbagh 1 April 1753 m Carolina Elizabeth Crause

1.4.1.2        Salomon Erasmus bapt 16 June 1754 m Anna Barbara Laas, Tulbagh 11 May 1783

1.4.1.3        Catherina Erasmus bapt 17 June 1759

1.4.1.4        Petrus Rasmus Erasmus bapt 28 February 1763 m Anna Maria Klopper, Tulbagh 9 November 1785

1.4.1.5        Elizabeth Johanna Erasmus bapt 21 April 1764 m Joachimus Johannes Prinsloo, 11 November 1791

1.4.1.6        Barend Erasmus bapt 9 March 1766 m Catharina Hatting 6 May 1792

1.4.1.7        Margaretha Maria b 14 February 1769 m Jan Daniel Botma 6 April 1768

1.4.1.8        Jacobus Erasmus bapt 30 June 1770

1.4.1.9        Rasmus Daniel Erasmus  bapt 15 August 1779 d 1830 m Sophia Maria de Kock, 4 November 1802

1.4.1.10     Christina Louisa Erasmus bapt 6 October 1781

1.4.1.11    Anna Susanna Erasmus bapt 25 December 1784

1.4.1.12    Elizabeth Catharina Erasmus bapt 11 February 1784

1.4.1.13    Johanna Aletta Erasmus bapt 5 April 1789

1.4.1.14    Barend Jacobus Erasmus 23 April 1791

 

 

1.3.1.1 Abel Erasmus bapt Tulbagh 1 April 1753 m Carolina Elizabeth Crause (daughter of Hermanus Lucas Crause and Anna Stoltz), 16 May 1784

1.3.1.1.1 – 1.3.1.1.3.13 various offspring

1.3.1.1.3 Abel Hermanus Christiaan Erasmus bpt. 19 November 1786 Graaff-Reinet m 24 April 1810 (8 April 1810)

 

 

1.3.1.1.3 Abel Hermanus Christiaan Erasmus bpt. 19 November 1786 Graaff-Reinet m Cornelia Elizabeth Bezuidenhout 24 April 1810 (8 April 1810)

1.3.1.1.3.1 – 1.2.1.1.3.9 various offspring

1.3.1.1.3.8 Salomon Jacobus Petrus Erasmus b 24 November 1825 d1 February 1901 (first) m 2 April 1849 Hester Magdalena Combrink (b……d……)

1.3.1.1.3.8 Salomon Jacobus Petrus Erasmus b 24 November 1825 d1 February 1901 (second) m Hester Susanna Oosthu˙huizen (b….d…..)

 

 

1.3.1.1.3.8 Salomon Jacobus Petrus Erasmus b 24 November 1825 d1 February 1901 (first) m 2 April 1849 Hester Magdalena Combrink (b……d……)

1.3.1.1.3.8.1 Susara Salomina Erasmus b 27 March 1850 d 9 July 1893 m Pieter Johannes Vermaak. 11 off-spring. Steytlerville.

1.3.1.1.3.8.2 Cornelia Elizabeth Erasmus b 24 August 1851 m Benjamin Rudman (Redman)

1.3.1.1.3.8.3 Abel Hermanus Christiaan Erasmus b 5 November 1853

1.3.1.1.3.8.4 Johannes Martinus Andr(i/e)as (Andries) Erasmus b 29 December 1862 d Battle of Paardeberg 19 February 1900 E381 m Catharina Elizabeth Oosthu˙huizen (Oosthuysen). 4 offspring : Salomon Jacobus Petrus b 25 February 1892 bapt 10 April 1892; Johannes Hermanus b 9 April 1894 bapt 9 April 1894; Anna Elizabeth 26 September 1896; Hester Magdal(e/i)na  8 October 1899

      1.3.1.1.3.8.5 Salomon Jacobus Petrus Erasmus b 25 February 1892. 6 offspring : Catharina Susanna, Salomon Jacobus Petrus, Marthinus Johannes, Hester Susanna Johanna, Johanna Aletta Magdalena, Abel Hermanus Christiaan

 

1.3.1.1.3.8 Salomon Jacobus Petrus Erasmus b 24 November 1825 d 1 February 1901 [E 771] (second) m Hester Susanna Oosthu˙huizen (b….d…..) E 848.

 

1.3.1.1.3.8.6 Johanna Aletta Erasmus b October 1868 d 6 May 1900 m Johannes Albertus Kotzee. 7 offspring : Petrus Jacobus ; Hester Susanna; Salomon Jacobus; Sarah Johanna; Johanna Aletta; Johannes Albertus ; Gert Cornelis

1.3.1.1.3.8.7 Gerard Cornelis Erasmus “Oom Gert”

1.3.1.1.3.8.8 Lourens Daniel Erasmus “Oom Daan”

1.3.1.1.3.8.9 Johannes Hermanus Erasmus (Theology student)

1.3.1.1.3.8.10 Hester Susanna Petronella Erasmus b “Allermanskraal” district Winburg September 1882 d 16 March 1901 unmarried [E 848]

1.3.1.1.3.8.11 Hester Magdalena (Magdaline) Erasmus m Jacobus Nicholaas Potgieter

 

 

1.3.1.1.3.8.6 Johanna Aletta Erasmus b Uitenhage October 1868 d 6 May 1900 [E 379] m Johannes Albertus Kotzee. 7 offspring

1.2.9.4.10.6.2.1 Petrus Jacobus Kotzee (Kotzé) b 3 August 1892 bapt 2 October 1892 d 3 January 1988

1.2.9.4.10.6.2.2 Hester Susanna Kotzee b 27 November 1893 ~ 17 December 1893 d 6 August 1980

1.2.9.4.10.6.2.3 Salmon Jacobus Petrus Kotzé (signatures “Kotzé”) b 20 April 1895 d 17 July 1947

1.2.9.4.10.6.2.4 Sarah Johanna Kotzee b 1896 d 14 December 1901 [K1670]

1.2.9.4.10.6.2.5 Johanna Aletta Kotzee b June 1899 d 25 December 1901 [K1669]

1.2.9.4.10.6.2.6 Johannes Albertus Kotzé b April 1900 d 17 November 1900 (registered 5 May 1916) [K1855]

1.2.9.4.10.6.2.7 Gert Cornelis Kotzé b April 1900 d 16 October 1900 (registered 5 May 1916) [K1856]

 

 

 

1.3.1.1.3.8.6.2.1 Petrus Jacobus Kotzee (Kotzé) b 3 August 1892 bapt 2 October 1892 d 3 January 1988 m Hester Agnessa Pienaar (b 23 October 1893 d 23 July 1986). 3 offspring: Johannes Albertus Kotzé‚ Petrus Johannes Kotzé‚

Salamon Pienaar Kotzé

1.3.1.1.3.8.6.2.2 Hester Susanna Kotzee b 27 November 1893 d 6 August 1980

 1.3.1.1.3.8.6.2.3 Salmon Jacobus Petrus Kotzee (Kotzé) b 20 April 1895 d 17 July 1947 m Stella Hermina Serrurier (b 15 March 1893 d 27 May 1984). 2 offspring : Yvonne Serrurier Kotzé‚ Victor Serrurier Kotzé.

 

 

1.3.1.1.3.8.6.2.3.2 Victor Serrurier Kotzé‚ (b 25 January 1926 d 8 November 1991 CA Prostate), 24 September 1949 m Jenneke Marié Marais (b 15 January 1924 d 3 April 1996)

 

      1.3.1.1.3.8.6.2.3.1 Denise Kotzé‚ b 9 April 1951 (first) m Warwick Llewellyn Evans (b 21 October 1950) 1 March 1975. No offspring.

1.3.1.1.3.8.6.2.3.1 Denise Kotzé‚ b 9 April 1951 (second) m Robin Morgan Pelteret (b 13 October 1948) 3 May 1980

            Marc Arthur Pelteret b 9 April 1983

            Jean-Paul Victor Pelteret b 5 October 1984

            Eugene Robin Pelteret b 27 April 1987

 

      1.3.1.1.3.8.6.2.3.2 Gavin Salmon Kotzé‚ b 19 April 1952 m Hendrina Johanna Badenhorst (b 2 September 1952), 3 September 1972

            Vanessa b 17 September 1980

            Jonathan Serrurier b 1 February 1983

            Richard Gavin b 14 September 1988

 

      1.3.1.1.3.8.6.2.3.3 Margaret Kotzé‚ b 12 July 1954 m Andrew Nowak (b 25 April 1952), 5 December 1980

            Sean Andrew b 6 January 1987

 

      1.3.1.1.3.8.6.2.3.4 Valerie Kotzé‚ b 5 July 1956 m Alan Ernest Mogg (4 November 1957), 19 July 1986

            Céanne Jennica b 8 July 1989

Grant Gregory b 31 January 1992