Jan Jansz:1

M, #17229, b. circa 1640

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Last Edited04/03/2016
BirthOrigin*Jan was from Amsterdam and was perhaps born there circa 1640.1 
Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)On 15 February 1658 Jan Jansz:, Gerrit Harmens and Thomas Christoffel Müller were enumerated in the muster roll among the freemen, as owners of the Saldanha trade in oil and fishing. Enumerated with them were Cornelis Cornelisz, Bartholomeus Boorn and Henrick Barentze van der Zee, described as 'in their service.2'


  1. [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.294.. Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope.
  2. [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.294. Jan Jansz:, of Amsterdam, Gerrit Hermansz:, of Deventer, and Thomas Clmstoffel Mulder — owners of the Saldanha trade for burning oil, fishing, &c.
    Cornelis Comelisz:, of Rotterdam, Bartholomeus Borns, of Woerden and Hendriok Barentsz: of Leeuwaerden, in their service.

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