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SCHIMPER/SCHEMPER[S]

Johann Friedrich Carl SCHIMPER was born on 18 May 1781 in Hamburg. He died on 04 Apr 1862 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. He was buried in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony, Stockenstroom Str Cemetery.[Grave no 33]

TIMELINE:

1796-1818

1818; KAB: CO 3912 ref: 196 Memorials received. JFK SCHIMPER requesting Burghership 1818.
Letter dated Feb 1818; certified by the Magistrate of Graaff-Reinet that Johan Frederik Karel SCHIMPER born in Hamburg has lived in the colony for reeds 22 years.
[transcript – Anita Slabbert]

1818; 24 Apr Registration of Burghership [entry no.249]
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1822; 30 Nov Johan and Willemina sign as witnesses at the Baptism of Jessy, daughter of James Crawford and Martha Wise.
1823; KAB: CO 3924  ref 9.   Brief gedateer 9 jan 1823  Graaff-Reinet

Dis ‘n brief waarin Johan Frederick Karel SCHIMPER se dat hy graag ‘n Biljard tafel wil opsit want “several of the respectable inhabitants of this village “  wil dit graag gebruik en hy wil ook graag ‘n tipe van ‘n klub stig om die gebruik daarvan aan te moedig.  Hy vra permissie om ‘n biljard tafel aan te skaf en sal die gewone gelde /tax betaal.
[transcript – Anita Slabbert]

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1826; 15 Mar Baptism Witnesses: Maria Susanna daugther of Wiljam Radeke and Maria Susanna Pretorius.

1826; 2 Apr Baptism Witnesses: Rostof Petrus son of Gabriel Migiel du Toit and Elisabeth MariaGeel.

1826; 2 Apr Baptism Witnesses: Magtel Johanna daughter of Giliam Migiel van Niekerk and MagtelJohanna van Niekerk.

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1832; KAB:  CSC 1/2/1/10  ref 5.  Die hofsaak

Johan Frederik Carel SCHIMPER verskyn voor Anthony OLIPHANT (Esquire Attorney General) op 22 okt 1832.  Johan Frederik Carel SCHIMPER is ‘n “saddler” van beroep en is ook werksaam as een.  Hy het sy boedel/estate oorhandig vir insolvensie vir die voordeel van sy krediteure.  Die estate is dadelik onder sekwestrasie geplaas.  Ene Johannes Frederik SCHIMPER het die estate 573 Rix doller geskuld en Johan Frederik Carel SCHIMPER het wederegtelik onderaan geskryf “voldaan”.   Menende dat Johannes Frederik SCHIMPER reeds die gelde aan hom  betaal het, wat nie die geval was nie.  Dus het hy, JFK SCHIMPER  die krediteure doelbewus probeer bedrieg. 
[transcript – Anita Slabbert]

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1832; KAB:  CO 3959  ref 16    

Gedateer Graaff-Reinet 25 oct 1832.  Hy Johan Frederik Carel SCHIMPER, pleit skuldig op aanklag van “fraudulent Insolvency”. Hy word 1 jaar tronkstraf opgele.  Hy vra om verskoning en vra dat hulle hom genadig moet wees. [transcript – Anita Slabbert]

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1833; KAB:  CO 3966  ref: 147   Gedateer 15 Apr 1833  Graaff-Reinet.

Dis ‘n brief wat Johan Frederik Carel SCHIMPER se vrou W.A. SCHIMPER  skryf aangaande haar man wat tans in die Graaff-Reinet trunk sy vonnis uitdien.  Sy se hy is gevonnis tot 1 jaar gevangenisskap, hy het skuld erken , hy is reeds 54 jaar oud.  Hy het reeds 7 maande van sy tronkstraf uitgedien en ge-“suffer”.  Dis baie moeilike omstandighede vir haar en die 5 kinders, waarvan een nog aan die bors is.  Hy is die broodwinner, hulle trek swaar en het hom nodig.  Hy is baie spyt oor wat hy gedoen het en is eintlik ‘n eerlike mens in die gemeenskap.  Sy vra dat die res van die vonnis asb opgeskort word.  [transcript – Anita Slabbert]

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Possible Third Marriage

1855; 19 Nov Catharina Jacoba Herholdt.

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Johann married (1) [b7] Wilhelmina Adriana GEEL  daughter of Benjamin Johannes GEEL and [b1] Jacoba WAGENAAR on 09 Apr 1809 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. Wilhelmina was born on 27 Nov 1793 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. She was christened on 15 Dec 1793 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. She died on 02 Nov 1848 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. She was buried in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony, Stockenstroom Str Cemetery.

Johann and Wilhelmina had the following children:

 b1 Johanna Jacoba Fredrica was born on 16 Jan 1810 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. She died on 23 Jan 1871 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony, at home. She was buried in the age of 61yrs 7dys.
Johanna married Jacobus Johannes FICK  son of Jacobus FICK and Elizabeth Jacoba FUCHS on 02 Feb 1831 in Graaff-Reinet Neder Geref Church, Cape Colony. Jacobus was born on 27 Mar 1810. He was christened on 06 May 1810 in Stellenbosch, Cape of Good Hope.[9 children]

b2 Johan Frederik  was born on 02 Sep 1812 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. He was christened on 20 Sep 1812 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. He died on 08 Feb 1879 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony, at home. He was buried in the age of 66yrs 5mth 6dys.
Johan married Hendrina Magdalena SMIT  daughter of Francois Alwyn SMIT and Hendrina Magdalena MAARTENS on 01 Jan 1831 in Graaff-Reinet Neder Geref Church, Cape Colony. Hendrina was born on 29 May 1813. She was christened on 19 Sep 1813 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. She died on 19 Apr 1890. [11 children]

b3 Christiaan Lourens Gerhardus  was born on 07 Jul 1814 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. He was christened on 24 Jul 1814 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. He died on 26 Nov 1887 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony, in his residence.
Christiaan married (1) Catharina Josephina GODIER  daughter of Alphons Frantz GODIER and Elizabeth Catharina VAN DER LINDE on 13 Dec 1832 in Graaff-Reinet Neder Geref Church, Cape Colony. Catharina was born  - 04 Oct 1811 in Cape of Good Hope. She was christened in Lutheran Church, Cape of Good Hope. She died on 29 Oct 1842 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony, the age of 28yrs 2mths 5dys. She was buried in Graaff-Reinet Cemetery, Cape Colony. [5 children]
Christiaan married (2) Wilhelmina Elizabeth DISSEL  daughter of Johann Christoffel Friedrich DISSEL(DIESEL) and Martha Magdalena PRETORIUS on 12 Apr 1843 in Graaff-Reinet Neder Geref Church, Cape Colony. Wilhelmina was born in Aug 1814 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. She died on 05 Mar 1893 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony, at Bird Str. She was buried in the age of 78yrs 7mths. [8 children]

b4 Carolina Elizabeth was born on 22 Mar 1816 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. She was christened on 09 Jun 1816 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. She died on 23 Dec 1858 in Middelburg, Cape Colony.
Carolina married [b1] John FINCHAM  on 22 Jul 1834 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. John was born in 1809 in Croydon, Norfolk. He died in 1858 in South Africa. [2 children]

b5 Wilhelmina Magdalena was born in 1817. She was christened on 21 Jun 1817 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. She died, probably young.

b6 Wilhelmina Hendrietta was born on 21 Feb 1818 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. She was christened on 03 Mar 1818 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony.
Wilhelmina married Frederik Scheuble SMOOK  on 09 Jun 1835 in Graaff-Reinet Neder Geref Church, Cape Colony. Frederik was born in 1813 in Cape Town, Cape Colony. He died on 14 Dec 1859 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. He was buried in the age of 49yrs 8dys. [12 children]

b7 Friedrich Heinrich was born on 19 Jan 1820. He was christened on 17 Apr 1820 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony.

b8 Maria Elizabeth was born on 22 Nov 1821. She was christened on 26 Dec 1821 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony by Eerw Heer Faure.
Maria married Phoebus CARO  son of David CARO and Eva LASCH on 15 Jan 1844 in Graaff-Reinet Neder Geref Church, Cape Colony. Phoebus was born in Germany, Posen.

b9.  Hendrijetta Johanna Hendrina was born on 22 Jan 1831. She was christened on 09 Feb 1831 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. She died on 08 Jan 1879 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony, at home. She was buried in the age of 47yrs.
Hendrijetta married Johan Martinson ROWAN  on 23 Oct 1848 in Graaff-Reinet , Cape Colony. Johan died in Aug 1881 in Carnarvon, Cape Colony. [7children]

b10.  Catharina Theresia was born on 13 Mar 1834. She was christened on 04 May 1834 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony.

Johann married (2) Regina Catharina ROTHMAN  daughter of Christoffel Frederik ROTHMAN and Martha Maria BOSHOFF on 30 Apr 1849 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. Regina was born in 1816 in Swellendam, Cape Colony. She was christened on 05 May 1816 in Swellendam Neder Geref Church, Cape Colony. She died on 11 Jan 1855 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. She was buried in the age of 38yrs.

Johann and Regina had the following children:

b11 Johanna Fredrika Carolina was born on 24 Feb 1850 in Colesberg, Cape Colony. She was christened on 19 May 1850 in Colesberg Dutch Reformed Church, Colesberg, Cape Colony. She died on 20 Jan 1852 in Graaff-Reinet Dist, Cape Colony.

b12  Carel Christian was born on 15 Jan 1853. He was christened on 02 Feb 1853 in Graaff-Reinet Neder Geref Church, Cape Colony. He died on 24 Nov 1907 in Uitenhage, Cape Colony, Lancer Lane. He was buried in Uitenhage Dutch Reformed Church Cemetery, at the age of 56yrs.
Carel married Susanna Stephina NORTJE  in (Jansenville 1880s). Susanna was born on 20 Jul 1859. She was christened on 12 Feb 1860 in Jansenville, OFS. She died on 19 Mar 1908 in Uitenhage, Cape Colony, Lancer Lane. She was buried in Uitenhage Dutch Reformed Church Cemetery. [7 children]

b13 Christoffel Jacobus was born on 15 Jan 1853. He was christened on 02 Feb 1853 in Graaff-Reinet Neder Geref Church, Cape Colony.



Christiaan Martin Lodewyk SCHIMPER was born on 20 Oct 1786 in Germany. He died on 26 Sep 1840 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony, the age 53yrs 11mths 6dys. He was buried in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony.

Christiaan married Catharina Hendrina FOUCHE  daughter of Paul FOUCHE and Martha Etresia LESSING on 06 Apr 1823 in Graaff-Reinet Neder Geref Church, Cape Colony. Catharina was born on 04 Mar 1801. She was christened on 25 Dec 1801. She died on 16 Jul 1839 in Cape Colony, Graaff-Reinet,. She was buried in Cape Colony, Graaff-Reinet, at the age of 38yrs 4mths 12dys.

Christiaan and Catharina had the following children:

b1. Johanna Frederika Wilhelmina was born on 24 Jun 1824. She was christened on 01 Jul 1824 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. She died on 12 Dec 1900 in Potchefstroom, Transvaal. She was buried in the age of 76yrs 5mths 18dys.
Johanna married Christiaan Johannes SCHEFFER  on 08 Feb 1841 in Graaff-Reinet Neder Geref Church, Cape Colony. Christiaan was born on 07 Apr 1816. He was christened on 30 Jun 1816 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony . He died on 27 Sep 1876 in Potchefstroom, Transvaal. He was buried in the age of 60yrs 5mths 20dys.

b2. Martha Etresia was born on 26 Jul 1825. She was christened on 04 Sep 1825 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. She died on 13 Jul 1890
Martha married Carel Daniel WEYER  on 04 Feb 1846 in Potchefstroom, Transvaal. Carel was born on 21 Jun 1827 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. He was christened on 21 Jul 1827 in Cradock, Cape Colony. He died on 18 Apr 1891 in Marico Dist, Transvaal, 'Rietvlei'.

b3. Henrietta Catharina was born on 06 Sep 1827. She was christened on 18 Sep 1827 in Somerset East, Cape Colony.
Henrietta married Jacobus Frederik Cornelius POTGIETER .

b4. Christiaan Martin Lodewyk was born on 19 Jul 1829. He died on 28 Nov 1866 in Aberdeen, Cape Colony, in the house of Jan de Klerk. He was buried in the age of about 36yrs.
Christiaan married Eva Susanna HILLEBRAND  on 17 May 1859 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony, St James Church. Eva was born in 1842.

b5. Johann Heinrich was born on 20 Oct 1831. He was christened in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. He died on 15 Nov 1915 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Province.  The cause of death was Senile decay.. He was buried in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Province, Dutch Reformed Cemetery.
Johann married Wilhelmina Hendrietta SMOOK  daughter of Frederik Scheuble SMOOK and Wilhelmina Hendrietta SCHIMPER on 15 May 1857 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony, St James Church. They obtained a marriage license in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. Wilhelmina was born on 12 Oct 1836. She was christened on 18 Dec 1836 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. She died on 14 Aug 1918 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Province. She was buried in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Province, Dutch Reformed Cemetery.

b6. Paul was born on 22 Feb 1834. He was christened on 13 Apr 1834 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony in the field cornetcy of Graaff-Reinet. He died about 1865 in Potchefstroom, Transvaal, at Berg Str. Paul was employed as a Shop Assistant.
Paul married Johanna Elizabeth Genetta VAN JAARSVELD  daughter of nn VAN JAARSVELD and Geretta JACOBS in Potchefstroom, Transvaal. Johanna was born on 10 Jul 1841 in Potchefstroom, Transvaal. She was christened on 27 Mar 1842 in Potchefstroom, Transvaal. She died on 24 Jul 1922 in Potchefstroom, Transvaal, at Berg Str. She was buried in the age of 80yrs.

b7. Carolina Johanna was born on 29 Dec 1835. She was christened on 17 Jan 1836 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony.
Carolina married Jacobus Johannes LOUW  on 12 May 1856 in Hopetown, Cape Colony. Jacobus was born on 06 Nov 1806. He was christened on 25 Jan 1807 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony ..

b8. Johan Frederik Carel was born on 26 Mar 1838. He was christened on 16 Apr 1838 in Graaff-Reinet, Cape Colony. He died on 21 Nov 1926 in Hopetown, Cape Province, Stand 13, Kerk Str.
Johan married Elizabeth Margaretha DU PLOOY  daughter of Abraham DU PLOOY and Catherina PEYPER in Hopetown, Cape Colony. Elizabeth was born in 1842 in Beaufort West, Cape Colony. She died on 29 Sep 1900 in Hopetown, Cape Colony, 13 Kerkstr. She was buried in the age of 54yrs 8dys.

b9. Margaretha Catharina SCHIMPER .

Sources;
Family Search Website.
Pretoria National Archive.
Western Cape National Archive.

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