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GREYBE Johann Heinrich

Johann Heinrich was born on 1 December 1732 in Örlinghausen in the Lippe district, Westphalia Germany, s.o. Hans Heinrich Greive en Anna Elsabe Niewohner. Arrives at the Cape 4.10.1757 as a soldier on board "Wildrijk". In 1772 he is appointed the superintendent of Groote Schuur. Becomes a burger in 1780. The surname was originally GREIVE or GRIEVE.  It means “man in charge” He married 28 Nov 1773, Cape Town, Maria HEYDENREICH (d.o. of Gottfried HEYDENREICH and Johanna ROGIERS) He died on 12 May 1800

He had a relationship with Francina van de CAAP.

b1 Hendrik Johannes ≈ Kaapstad 13.5.1770 (mother : Francina v.d. Caap.)

b2 Jurianus Petrus ≈ Kaapstad 22.12.1771 (mother : Francina v.d. Caap.)

b3 Johannes Cornelis ≈ 13.3.1774 (mother: Francina v.d. Caap.)

CHILDREN with Maria:

b4 Jan Hendrik ≈ 29 January 1775

b5 Maria Johanna ≈ 17.8.1777

b6 Johan Frederik ≈ 17.10.1779 † 2.8.1834 (54.10.27) x Kaapstad 17.2.1811 Magdalena Catharina KOSTER

b7 Johanna Magdalena ≈ 28.10.1781, she married Willem WEIDEMAN (s.o. of Pieter Andries Christiaan WEIDEMAN and Johanna Catharina van WYK)

b8 Susanna Elizabeth ≈ 16.11.1783 † Paarl 6.6.1835 x huwelikshof, Kaapstad 3.1.1805 Gabriel Stephanus DU TOIT

b9 Johannes Jacobus ≈ 7.5.1786 † Kampsbaai 2.6.1844 x Kaapstad 21.4.1831 Helena Hendrina Christina PEO (wed. v. Siebert Jacobus Wiid) † Kaapstad 12.6.1844 (48.6.19)

b10 Willem George ≈ 17.5.1789 † ”Goliatskraal”, dist. Grootrivier 13.12.1838 x Kaapstad 27.12.1818 Catharina Jacoba HERHOLDT

b11 Enst Frederik ≈ 14.10.1792 † Graaff-Reinet 9.4.1863 x Kaapstad 15.9.1816 Anna Elizabeth KLEYN


1. National Archives of South Africa
2. Geslacht Register der Oude Kaapsche familien Part 2 by CC de Villiers published by van der Sandt de Villiers &co Beperkt

Additional data and corrections: [A. Els]
SAF CD Vol 13

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