Christiaan Martense1

M, #14113, b. circa 1670, d. before 10 March 1707

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Last Edited23/01/2016
BirthOrigin*Christiaan was from Hamburg and may have been born there circa 1670.1,2,3 
Marriage*He married Maria van de Caep, daughter of Elisabeth van Angola, on 24 April 1701 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.4
 
Death*He died before 10 March 1707 de Caep de Goede Hoop.5
 
Slave TransactionsOn 8 August 1695 Floris van Bengale was sold by Christiaan Martense to Mahiu de Rijke, for Rds. 80.6

Citations

  1. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "[1700] 24 Appril: Christiaan Martense van Hamburg jongm.[an] met Maria Bartelz van Caab wed[duw]e Corn.[eli]s Heren."
  2. [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), MARTENS, CHRISTIAN (S in CJ 1254: 297 of 19.3.1694). - Hamburg. ~ 24.4.1701 Maria Bartels, wid. Cornelis Heren.. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  3. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide.
  4. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "[1701] 24 Appril: Christiaan Martense van Hamburg jongm.[an] met Maria Bartelz van Caab wed[duw]e Corn.[eli]s Heren
    https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-266-12877-75594-20
    [My thanks to Mansell Upham for transcribing the Stellenbosch marriages from 1700-1712]."
  5. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia, He died 1707 through falling from his horse and being trampled to death by it.
  6. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.170. 8.8.1695, pp. 156 (verso) - 157: Floris from Bengal (24), sold by Christiaen Martens of Stellenbosch to Mahu Rijcke for Rds. 80.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
 

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