The spelling of the surname van Vuren/Vuuren is not consistent and quite often in legal documents the same person uses the spelling Vuren and then Vuuren or the other way around, and Janse/Jansen/Janzen spelling changes or gets left out.
Gerrit was born about 1667 in Gelderland in the Netherlands and settled in the Cape Colony in about 1687. He had the farm Bellenchamp, which was situated in the Fransche Hoek (Drakenstein) area of the Cape. Gerrit's farm Bellenchamp was about 5km from the farm of his father in-law Pierre Jacobs. Pierre's farm was called De Goode Hoop. "Bellenchamp" is marked as number 66 and "De Goode Hoop" is marked as number 16 on the "Map showing position of farms granted to French & Dutch Settlers up to 1700" in the Fransche Hoek region. The farm Bellenchamp is now part of the Bellingham wine estate.
Children of Johannes
Children of Susanna
Susanna is the 'Founding mother' (Stammoeder) of the Maré/Maree family in South Africa
* Gerrit is the son of Johannes m. Catharina Maré
Sara, Pieter and Jacob Delport are the children of Jacques de la Port and Sara Vitout
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