M, #15275, b. circa 1677
|BirthOrigin*||Nicolaas was from Osnabrück and may have been born there circa 1677.1,2|
|Concubine*|| Circa 1716 Nicolaas Bruijn was the concubine of Maria Groothenning Cabo de Goede Hoop.1|
|Maria Groothenning b. b 27 Dec 1705|
- [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) " 25 do.: [Aprils] Nicolaas. Micolaas Bruijn, en Maria Groothenning. Hendrik Claasz en Anna Groothenning [My thanks to Mansell Upham for pointing out this baptism.]
- [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.52. BRUYN, NIKOLAUS. - Osnabrück. One son, Nikolaas, by Maria Groothenning, bapt. 12.4.1717. (G.R. nr. 64.) Cf. Christian Bock of Wolfenbüttel.. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.