Jan Hermenz Meijsies1

M, #14194, b. circa 1670

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NGK (Cape Town) Marriages1695-1712NGK (Cape Town) Marriages 1695-1712
Last Edited20/04/2017
Birth*Jan Hermenz Meijsies was born circa 1670 in Osnabrück, Niedersachsen, Germany, .1,2
Marriage*He married Elisabeth de Lange, daughter of Jan Hendrik de Lange and Daantie Rijke, on 30 December 1696 Nederduitser Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop. .3
Names in the record, in publications, etc.Jan Hermenz Meijsies was also known as Johann Hermann Meysies.4
Slave TransactionsOn 4 May 1697 Maria van de Caep was sold by Johann Hermann Meysies to Johannes Cleijn, for Rds. 40.5


  1. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town), 1695-1712: "Kerkboek 1695-1712," p. 90, 30 Dec 1696, marriage entry for Jan Hermenz Meijsies and Elysabeth de Lange, transcribed by Corney Keller, (24 Mar 2012), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town).
  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. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town) transcribed by Corney Keller: 30 Decb: 1696 Jan Hermenz Meijsies van Osnabrugge jong: met Elysabeth de Lange geboortig van Caep de G: Hoop jongd:, 24 Mar 2012, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/
  4. [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.274. MEYSIES, JOHANN HERMANN.- Osnabrück. ti 30.12 .1696 Elisabeth de Lange, d. of Jan Hendrik de Lange of Amsterdam . (Cf. G.R. nr. 521.). Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  5. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 176. 4.5.1697, p. 165: Maria from the Cape, sold for Rds. 40 by Johan Herman Meijsje to Johannes Clein, Secretary of the Orphan Chamber.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.

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