Jacob Nissen1

M, #13603, b. circa 1690

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Last Edited30/04/2016
Birth*Jacob Nissen was born circa 1690 in Wismar, Germany.1
Marriage*He married Jannetie Visschers, daughter of Gerrit Jansz Visser and Jannetje Thielemans, on 4 May 1727 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.2,1


  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), NISSEN, JACOB (S).-Wismar. Arr. 1724 as so., farmhand 1725-27, b. 1727. ~(1) (in Germany) Maria Wächter; (2) 4.5.1727 Jannetje Visser, wid. Johann Arend Rodewald (q.v.); (3) 27.3.1731 Barbara Harting, d. of Jan Harmensz Harting (q.v.). One daughter by his first wife, Anna Sophia, resident in Berlin; one son by his second wife. Repatriated 1744. (GMR 1725; CJ 1132: 43; Rq. 1727-28: 14; Rq. 1744:1; G.R. nr. 667; Test. O.C. 4:48; Test. CJ 1170: 57.). Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  2. [S331] Webpage Ball Family Records (www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk) "http://www.ballfamilyrecords.co.uk/olivier/I155.html##I328, last accessed on 27 Sept 2010
    28 Church Registers - Cape Town Congregation
    marriages, VOC 621 page 16, 1727
    4e Maij, Jacob Nissen van Wismar, burger alhier, Wedr. met Jannetie Visschers van Cabo de Goede Hoop Wede. Roodewald."

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