Carl Georg Wieser1

M, #15174, b. circa 1700

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Last Edited03/02/2015
Birth*Carl Georg Wieser was born circa 1700 in Heidelberg.1
Marriage*He married Johanna Jacoba Colyn, daughter of Joannes Colyn and Elsje van Hoff, on 20 January 1732 de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
Marriage*He married Maria van der Poel, daughter of Pieter van der Poel and Joanna Viandt, on 24 January 1740 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), Netherlands.3
Property TransactionsIn 1734 Carl Georg Wieser bought the property Groot Constantia from the estate of Anna de Coningh.4
In 1759 Groot Constantia was sold from the estate of Carl Georg Wieser, to Jacobus van der Spuy, Wiese's stepson.5


  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.462. WIESER, CARL GEORG. - Heidelberg. (S in CJ 1210: 56). Arr. 1728 as so., corp. 1730-33, b. 1733. ~(1) 20.1.1732 Johanna Jacoba Colyn; (2) 24.1.1740 Maria van der Poel, wid. Melt van der Spuy. One son. Through his marriage with J.J. Colyn he became the owner of "Groot Constantia" and the foremost wine-grower at the Cape. (GMR 1729-33; Rq. 1732-34: 19, where he is called Wier; G.R. nr. 1078; Theal, History, II, p. 383.). Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  2. [S153] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 1 A-C, HSRC SA Genealogies (Pretoria: Institute for Historical Research, Division Genealogical Research, Pretoria, 1986, 1989), ISBN 0-620-23962-X, p.640. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 1.
  3. [S733] VC 621, NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town) transcribed by Corney Keller: [1740] Den 24 dito [Januarij] Carel George Wiesen burger alhier [jongman] , met Maria van der Poel van Cabo de Goede Hoop wed: wijlen den burger luijtenant Melt van der Spuij., (1713-1756), Cape Town Archives Repository, Private Bag X9025, Cape Town, South Africa, 021-4624050. Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town).
  4. [S759] Website Groot Constantia Estate ( ""
  5. [S759] Website Groot Constantia Estate ( "1759 Jacobus van der Spuij buys Groot Constantia from the estate of his late stepfather."

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