Johann Witt1

M, #13452, b. circa 1715

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NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1740NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1749
Last Edited06/12/2015
BirthOrigin*Johann was from Stettin, Germany, and may have been born there circa 1715.1 
Marriage*He married Anna Guilliaumet, daughter of François Guilliaumé and Claudine Eloy, on 19 February 1740 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.19 February 1740, the name of Johann was written in the record as Jan Wit.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), WITT, JOHANN.- Stettin. Arr. 1736 as sa., wagon-driver 1737, b. 1739 or 1740. 19.2.1740 Anna Guillaumet of Languedoc (Marr. Reg. of Paarl). Went 1745 to Batavia with his wife and two children. His wife died there and W. was remarried. He was drowned on his passage back to the Cape (about 1749) with his wife and three children. (GMR 1737; Rq. 1739-40: 23; Rq. 1745: 15; Res. of 3.9.1753; G.R. nr. 1093.). 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.
    19 Febr. [1740]. Jan Wit van Stettyn. Burger aan Drakensteyn, J.M. en Anna Guilliaumet van Langedok. J.D.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.

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