Krouthumsa Keijtsha of the Goringhaiqua1

M, #19112, b. circa 1623, d. 3 July 1658

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Last Edited13/05/2019
Birth*Krouthumsa Keijtsha of the Goringhaiqua was born circa 1623 in de Caep de Goede Hoop, the date is estimated. He was killed by the settlers before 6 July 1658.1,2
Death*He died on 3 July 1658, he was shot in the eye and killed by the sergeant Jan van Harwarden.3,4 




  1. [S405] H.B. Thom, editor, Journal of Jan van Riebeeck Vol II 1656-1658 translated by J. Smuts from the original Dutch, (Cape Town, Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1954), pp.302. Hereinafter cited as Journal of Jan van Riebeeck Vol II 1656-1658.
  2. [S646] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, JVR Journal II, 1656-1658, H.C.V. Leibrandt; (Cape Town, South Africa: W. A. Richards & Sons, Government Printers, Castle Street, 1897), p.140. Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives, JVR Journal II 1656-1658.
  3. [S646] Precis of the archives, JVR Journal II 1656-1658, p.136.
  4. [S405] H.B. Thom editor, Journal of Jan van Riebeeck Vol II 1656-1658, pp.297.

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