Heestkhema of the Chainouqua1

M, #19128, b. circa 1600

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Last Edited20/05/2019
Birth*Heestkhema of the Chainouqua was born circa 1600 in de Caep de Goede Hoop, the date is estimated. In 1660 he was said to be the grandfather of Eijcouqua of the Chainouqua who in 1660 was said to be the uncle of Krotoa of the Goringhaicona who had been born around 1642. Heestkhema would therefor have been great-grandfather to Krotoa.1,2 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.5 October 1660, the name of Heestkhema was written in the record as Hustkhema of the Chainouqua.1


  1. [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), pp.270. Hereinafter cited as Journal of Jan van Riebeeck Vol III 1659-1662.
  2. [S844] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, JVR Journal III, 1659-1662, H.C.V. Leibrandt; (Cape Town, South Africa: W. A. Richards & Sons, Government Printers, Castle Street, 1897), pp.169-170. Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives, JVR Journal III 1659-1662.

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