M, #17242, b. circa 1640
|BirthOrigin*||Jan was from Root and was perhaps born there circa 1640.1|
|Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)||On 5 March 1659 Jan Bennckhoven was enumerated in the muster roll, he was recorded as cadet.1|
- [S364] Editor-in-chief W.J. de Kock Dictionary of South African Biography Vol II. (Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council, 1972), p.296. Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of SA Biography II.