BEETS Balthus Wilhelm
Balthus Wilhelm Beets was born 1726, he arrived prior to 1768 at the Cape. He was from Neubrandenburg, Germany. He worked as a baker. He got married on 21 July 1771 to Helena Jansen van de Kaap (she was the widow of FS Plagman). Helena was a freed slave and daughter of Jannetje Johannese.
Beets and Helena Jansen van de Kaap did not have children.
However Balthus Wilhelm Beets had two illegitimate children with the slave Agana / Angana van de Kaap:
b1 Maria Johanna baptised Cape Town 19 Jan 1772, X 23 Dec 1787 Johannes Andres Prender, XX 8 Jan 1797 Johannes Jung
b2 David baptised 19 Jan 1772, X 6 Apr 1794 Anna Maria Bedeker, XX 16 Aug 1812 Christina Bruyns van de Kaap
Balthus died 12 Jan 1784. She then married Johan Jacob Nahe
Heese, Groep Sonder Grense
J Hoge, Personalia of the Germans at the Cape
AM van Rensburg
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