Heinrich Wedekind1

M, #15171, b. circa 1670

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Last Edited18/04/2014
BirthOrigin*Heinrich Paderborn circa 1670.1,2 
Marriage De facto* Between 1711 and 1718 Heinrich Wedekind and Jannetje van Wijk were in a de facto relationship de Caep de Goede Hoop.1  


Jannetje van Wijk b. b 27 Oct 1675
Occupation* Between 1696 and 1702 Heinrich Wedekind was a soldier de Caep de Goede Hoop.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), p.450: WEDEKIND, HEINRICH. - Paderborn. So. 1696-1702, woodcutter till 1742. 2 daughters by the free black Jannetje van Wyk: Engela ~(29.5.1712) Hermann Grutter (q.v.), Anna (18.9.1718). (GMR 1696-1741; Test. CJ 1170: 60.). Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  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. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): [1712] 29 d:o (May). van Hendrik Wedekin, en Jannetje van Wijk; dezelve ook als getuigen. - Engela, (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/, http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).
  4. [S736] VC 605 (NGK G1-8/2), NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town), 2012: [1718, 18 7b:r] Anna. Hendrik Wedekin, en Johanna van Wijk. de ouders., transcribed by Corney Keller, (1713-1742), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town).

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