Christian Caspary1

M, #13466, b. circa 1715

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NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1740NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1749
Last Edited06/11/2014
Birth*Christian Caspary was born circa 1715 perhaps Lauben, Beiere, he was a soldier from Lauben, and consequently could have been born there.2,1,3 
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Nortje, daughter of Jacques Nourtier and Margareta Mouton, on 29 January 1741 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.2,1
Names in the record, in publications, etc.29 January 1741, the name of Christian was written in the record as Christiaan Caspari.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), CASPARY, CHRISTIAN GOTTHELF (S).-Lauben. Arr. 1734 as so., schoolmaster in the family of Johann Melchior Frick (q.v. under Immigrants from Switzerland) 1734-59. ~ 29.1.1741 Elisabeth Nortjé. (Marr. Reg. of Paarl.) One daughter. From 1759-79 he was loaned as farmhand to his wife. In 1787 and 1790 mentioned as burgher at Graaff-Reinet. (GMR 1734; CJ 1135: 128; CJ 1147: 39; J 83 fol. 9; J 84a, fol. 22; G.R. nr. 291.). 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.
    " " [29 January 1741]. Christiaan . . . . . Caspari van Lauben Soldaat in dienst der Ede Compagnie en Elizabeth Nortje van Cabo de Goede Hoop. J.D.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  3. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.

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