Jürgen Jan Schumann1

M, #13449, b. circa 1695

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NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1740NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1749
Last Edited06/11/2014
BirthOrigin*Jürgen was from Dithmarschen, Germany, and may have been born there circa 1695.1 
Marriage*He married Johanna de Villiers, daughter of Jacques de Villiers and Marguerite Gardiol, on 13 December 1739 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop. The marriage was performed by Ds. Salomon van Echten.2,1
Names in the record, in publications, etc.13 December 1739, the name of Jürgen was written in the record as Juriaan Jansz Schoenman.2


  1. [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), SCHUMANN, JÜRGEN JAN (S Schoeman).- Dithmarschen. Burgher at Drakenstein. 13.12.1739 Johanna de Villiers, wid. Wilhelm Adolph Krige (q.v.) (Marr. Reg. of Paarl). One son, Johannes Stephanus (11.8.1743, Bapt. Reg. of Paarl). Later divorced (CJ 810: 6). In 1777 he was granted an allowance of 5 rds. per month by the Cape Church Council. (Res. of 7.4.1777.). Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  2. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Personen in den Huwelyken Staat bevestigd door Predekant. Salomon van Echten.
    13 Decemb. [1739]. Juriaan Jansz Schoenman van Ditmars Burger aan Drakenstein J.M. en Johanna Villiers van Cabo de Goede Hoop wed. wylen Willem Adolf Crego.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.

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