Johann Hartog1

M, #13935, b. between 1663 and January 1664, d. before December 1722

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Last Edited05/10/2021
Birth*Johann Hartog was born between 1663 and January 1664 in Aachen, Germany.2,1,3
 
Marriage De facto* Between 1697 and 1698 Johann Hartog and Jannetje van Wijk were in a de facto relationship.4 
Death*He died before December 1722 Surinam.2
 

Family

Jannetje van Wijk b. b 27 Oct 1675
Children
  • Paulus Hartogh b. b 23 Feb 1698; Although many published and online genealogies suggest that Abraham Hartogh was Paulus' father, it is far more likely that Johann Hartog is the correct parent. Jannetje van Wijk slaved in the garden and probably also for Van der Stel at Vergelen, and Johann Hartog was said to have worked at Vergelen even though he was employed by the Company8,3
  • Margaretha Hartog+ b. b 18 Apr 1700; Although many published and online genealogies suggest that Abraham Hartogh was Paulus' father, it is far more likely that Johann Hartog is the correct parent. Jannetje van Wijk slaved in the garden and probably also for Van der Stel at Vergelen, and Johann Hartog was said to have worked at Vergelen even though he was employed by the Company8,3
(Crew) ShipVoyage On 29 December 1690 the Pampus departed Texel enroute to (Cape Town) where it docked on 12 May 1691. Among those on board was Johann Hartog who had sailed as a midshipman and who disembarked and remained at the Cape.5 
Employment* Between 1691 and 1693 Johann Hartog was employed the Company's Garden as the master gardener.6 
Employment In 1697 Johann Hartog was employed the Company's Garden as the master gardener.7 

Citations

  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), p.135-136. HARTOG, JOHANN . -Aachen or Aken. Arr. 1691 as gardener ...
    [DR: Date estimated]. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  2. [S364] Editor-in-chief W.J. de Kock Dictionary of South African Biography Vol II. (Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council, 1972), pp.291-292. Hartog (Hartogh, Hertogh, De Hertogh, Hartogius) Jan (Johannes) *Aachen or its vicinity, Ger., 1663 (or Jan 1664) — † Surinam before December 1722. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of SA Biography II.
  3. [S997] Gavin Pearce, "Jan Hartog (1663-1722)", 19 May 2020). Hereinafter cited as "Jan Hartog (1663-1722)."
  4. [S997] Gavin Pearce, "Jan Hartog (1663-1722)", Circumstantial evidence, including their proximity to each other at Vergelen, the fact that Jan Hartog did not father any acknowledged children and was single, and the use of the last name Hartog (vat.) by their two purported children, point to this relationship.
  5. [S795] Website The Dutch East India Company's shipping between the Netherlands and Asia 1595-1795 (http://resources.huygens.knaw.nl/das/search) "Details of voyage 1610.2 from Texel to Ceylon
    Number     1610.2
    Name of ship     PAMPUS
    Master     Wit, Jan de
    Tonnage     604
    Type of ship     
    Built     1686
    Yard     Amsterdam
    Chamber     Amsterdam
    Date of departure     29-12-1690
    Place of departure     Texel
    Arrival at Cape     12-05-1691
    Departure from Cape     06-06-1691
    Date of arrival at destination     06-08-1691
    Place of arrival     Ceylon
    Particulars     
    Next homeward voyage     5915.2
    On Board     I     II     III      IV     V     VI
    Total     150     13 [150 embarked, 13 had died on arrival at Ceylon, no info on any who disembarked at the Cape]."
  6. [S364] Editor-in-chief W.J. de Kock Dictionary of SA Biography II, pp.291-292. From 1691 until 1693, when H.O. Oldenland became master gardener, he was in charge of the garden.
  7. [S364] Editor-in-chief W.J. de Kock Dictionary of SA Biography II, pp.291-292. …and, after Oldenland's death in 1697, resumed his old post.
  8. [S364] Editor-in-chief W.J. de Kock Dictionary of SA Biography II, pp.291-292.
 

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