M, #17127, b. circa 1630, d. 1660
|BirthOrigin*||Jan was from Eynckelroo and was perhaps born there circa 1630.1 |
|Death*||He died in 1660, he was recorded among the deceased freemen in 1660.2|
|(Passenger) ShipVoyage|| On 12 February 1659 the Oranje departed Holland where it docked on 28 June 1659. Among those on board was Jan Willebrandt.3 |
|Vrijbriewen and Burgher Status||On 15 December 1659, Jan Willebrandt was granted a vrijbrief or letter of freedom which released him from his contractual obligations to the VOC and accorded him the status of vrijburgher or free burgher. He was recorded as a cadet at the Fort.4|
- [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, Letters Despatched 1652-1662 to which are added land grants, attestations, Journal of voyage to Tristan da Cunha, names of freemen, &c. Vol III, H.C.V. Leibrandt; (Cape Town, South Africa: W.A. Richards & Sons, Government Printers, 1900), p.269. ,1659.. Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope.
- [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.310. Jan Willebrantdsz:, of Eynkelroo, freeman here; arrived in the Orangie in 1659.
- [S406] H.B. Thom, editor, Journal of Jan van Riebeeck Vol III 1659-1662 translated by J. Smuts from the original Dutch, (Cape Town, Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1954), Appendices xii. June 28. The ship Orange, Skipper H. v. d. Putten, of Zealand; had left Holland 12th February, with 410 men, 15 dead, 40 sick.. Hereinafter cited as Journal of Jan van Riebeeck Vol III 1659-1662.
- [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.269. Jan Willebrandt, of Eynckelroo, cadet at the Fort. Granted 15th December,1659.