Johann Christiaan Schneider1

M, #13564, b. circa 1720

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NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1740NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1749
Last Edited11/11/2014
Birth*Johann Christiaan Schneider was born circa 1720 in Landsberg, Germany.1
Marriage*He married Maria Marais, daughter of Charles Marais and Anne des Ruelles, on 23 May 1745 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.2,1
Names in the record, in publications, etc.23 May 1745, the name of Johann was written in the record as Jan Christiaan Snyder.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), SCHNEIDER, JOHANN CHRISTIAN .-Landsberg. So. 1741, stable-boy 1742, loaned as farmhand 1742, b. 1744. A carpenter. On 10.5.1745 appointed messenger of Stellenbosch . ~ 23.5.1745 Maria Marais, wid. Johann Melchior Frick of Steckborn in Switzerland (q.v.). (Marr. Reg. of Paarl.) One daughter.. 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.
    " [May 1745]. Jan Christiaan Snyder van Lansberger Burger aan Cabo de Goede Hoop Jong man. - en Maria Marais van Cabo de Goede Hoop weduwe wylen Jan Melchoir Frik.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.

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