Roelof Karsten Ossenberg1

M, #18380, b. circa 1665

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Last Edited03/04/2017
Birth*Roelof Karsten Ossenberg was born circa 1665.1
Marriage*He married Hester Janz, daughter of Pieter Janz van Nimmegen and Cornelia Theunisz, before 1694 Mauritius.2


Hester Janz b. b 25 Oct 1668
Crime and relatedIn 1994 Mauritius Hester Janz was accused of poisoning her husband Roelof Karsten Ossenberg. Apparently not much came of this matter because they were still together when they baptised a daughter in 1706 at the Cape.2


  1. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town), (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch, Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).
  2. [S744] Mansell Upham 'God's Slave & Afrikaner 'Hearts of Darkness' - Abdullah alias Adolf Jonker (c. 1709-1779)', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (, May 2013. "Note:116."

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