Hans Beer1

M, #14013, b. circa 1650, d. between 9 April 1679 and 19 August 1679

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Last Edited30/01/2015
Birth*Hans Beer may have been born circa 1650 Germany.1,2 
Concubine* Circa 1677 Hans Beer was the concubine of Iba van Timor Mauritius.1
Death*He died between 9 April 1679 and 19 August 1679 Mauritius. The death mysteriously occurred during his interrogation about a conspiracy said to also involve his concubine Iba van Timor and her family, company slaves and exiled convicts to overthrow the colony, massacre it officials and escape.3 


Iba van Timor b. c 1660
Names in the record, in publications, etc.An unknown date , the name of Hans was written in the record as Hans Behr.3


  1. [S681] Mansell Upham 'Pai Timor - the 'accomodatory' life and times of a 17th century exiled slave family from Timor', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (http://e-family.co.za/ffy/ui66.htm), July 2012. "Also implicated in the conspiracy is the Company soldier (presumably German) Hans Beer [Behr], concubine (bijsit) to Iba and biological father of her second daughter Catharina."
  2. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  3. [S681] Mansell Upham 'Uprooted Lives 05 Pai Timor', Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713),.

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