Hans Silberbach1

M, #15184, b. circa 1670

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Last Edited07/05/2017
Birth*Hans Silberbach was born circa 1670.1
Marriage*He married Angela van de Caap after 28 June 1695 de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
Baptisms - WitnessHans Silberbach and Marie de Lanoy witnessed the baptism of Anna Caterina Waltre on 22 April 1695 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.2


  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.399. SILBERBACH, HANS. - ? Burgher at Stellenbosch (1685) and Drakenstein (1693). ~ Ansela of the C. One child, name unknown. (MR. Vrye Lieden of 1685 and 1693.) On 6.7.1697 he slew the burgher, Ary Lecrévain (Lekkerwyn) with a stick and escaped. (C 681, p. 247.) He was summoned to appear within eight days at the Castle (ibid., pp. 250 ff.), and when he did not come he was declared "veldvlugtig en vogelvry" and banished for life; in case he should be found he would suffer the death penalty. His estate was confiscated (C 681, p. 261) and his house sold by public auction on 8.11.1697. (C 728, p. 65.). Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  2. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, 22 Avril 1695; Anna Caterina fille de Hernes Frederik Waltre Et Caterina Le temoins Et Hansel Verbat [Hans Silberbach] Et Marie Lanoy.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.

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