Ockert Corneliszoon OLIVIER


Ockert Corneliszoon was born in Ouwerkerk, Holland, of French Huguenot stock.

He arrived in the Cape in 1671

On 7th February 1679, he married Aletta (or Alitie) Verwey, who was from Woerden, in Holland. The couple had twelve childen between then and 1700.

He died in South Africa in 1705

  1. De Villiers & Pama: Geslagsregisters van die ou Kaapse Families, Cape Town, 1966.
  2. Resolusies van die Politieke Raads: S A Argiefstukke published by the Archives Commision 1875 to 1984. Vol.1 p.346; Vol 2 pp147, 148, 194.
  3. Leibbrandts Journal 1671-1674 pp. 140, 141, 227, 250, 308.
  4. Familia No. 1 1981 p.8
  5. Richard Ball: My South African Ancestors The Olivier and Visser Familise of the Cape

Last updated 29th March 2010 Person Reference No: 227