Welcome to the Greyling Family Web Site. This website was created to publish the family research of the Greyling family in South Africa by Arnold Greyling. The main focus is to research the ancestors of Arnold Greyling (Author of this website) but general family data of the Greyling family in South Africa will also be published here.
We will also try to give more information about well known members of the Greyling Family and also link events in South African history to the Greyling Family.
Please note that the data published here was collected from various sources. The accuracy of the data was not always confirmed. You are free to use the data but please quote the sources given if you do publish the data. It is also a good idea to verify the data independently. It is not required but will be apreciated if you notify Arnold Greyling at greylina (at) greylingfamily.org.za if you do publish data that appear here.
The next link shows the descendants of Jan Greyling the “stamvader” of the Greylings in South Africa as well as the ancestors of Arnold Greyling the author of this website. The family tree represents not only the Greylings but also other familie, amongs others Greyvenstein, Schietekat, Vink en Laing.
The descendants of Jan Greyling This web page shows only the descendants of Jan Greyling who arrived in Cape Town in 1725. The web page uses webtrees that provides extensive search and viewing possibilities.
Alternative Web Page about the Greyling Family in South Africa ( Published 1 February 2008). The data on this page is not updated anymore.
This is the Schietekat Family Tree where most of the Schietekat and Vink information on this site was obtained. The research has been done by Hentie Joubert and provided via e-mail. More data was provided by Renier Schietekat and a large part of the data was confirmed by speaking to family members.
If you want to publish any data about the Greyling Family in South Africa here, please contact Arnold Greyling at greylina (at) greylingfamily.org.za.