Johann Melchior Frick

M, #10764, b. circa 1700

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NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1740NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1749
Last Edited04/11/2014
BirthOrigin*Johann was from Steckborn, Switzerland, and may have been born there circa 1700.1,2 
Marriage*He married Maria Marais, daughter of Charles Marais and Anne des Ruelles, on 11 April 1734 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop. This record appears on two pages - both attached as exhibits.1


  1. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Den 11 April [1734]. Jan Melchior Frick van Steckborn in Switserland; burger aan Drakensteyn Jongman met Maria Marais van Cabo voorz. J.D.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  2. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia of the Germans at the Cape, 1652-1806, Archives Year Book for South African History (Cape Town: Government Printer, Union of South Africa, 1946), p.480: FRICK, JOHANN MELCHIOR (S). – Steckborn. Arr. 1721 as so., loaned as schoolmaster 1728-30, b. 1730, sexton of Drakenstein since 1733. ~ 11.4.1734 Maria Marais (Marr. Reg. of Paart). 5 children. † 1741.. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.

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