Peter Hübner

M, #5226, b. 1662

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Last Edited30/01/2015
Birth*Peter Hübner was born in 1662.1
Marriage*He married Catharina Potgieter, daughter of Harmen Jansz Potgieter and Isabella Frederiksz, in 1695.2


Catharina Potgieter b. b 26 Nov 1679
Arrival* In 1693, Peter Hübner arrived at the Cape from Hamburg, Germany.1 
Residence*He lived before 1698 Honswyk Farm, Paarl.1,2 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.An unknown date , the name of Peter was written in the record as Peter Huppenaar.
28 September 1698, the name of Peter was written in the record as Pijetter Hùppenar.3
Vrijbriewen and Burgher StatusPeter Hübner became a burgher in 1693, in Dutch vryburgher or vrijburgher, initially a status in which a soldier or other employee of the VOC was released from their contractual obligations to the VOC and permitted to farm, become a tradesman, or work for others. Subsequently some individuals, including the Huguenot refugees, were brought to the Cape specifically to farm and were burghers from the time of their arrival Paarl, Cape Colony.1
Crime and relatedOn 1 January 1698 Paarl Peter Hübner arrested, lashed and banished for cattle rustling and illegal trade with the Hottentots and all his property was forfeit.2


  1. [S152] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 3 H-I (Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council, 1992), Page 497. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 3 H-I.
  2. [S329] Eric Swardt, "Die Nageslag van Harmen Jansz Potgieter", February 2006. . Hereinafter cited as "Potgieter Register."
  3. [S325] Lorna Newcomb and Ockert Malan, compilers, Annale van Nederduits Gereformeerde Moedergemeente Stellenbosch No 1.., CD-ROM (Stellenbosch) Die Genootskap vir die Kerkversameling, 2004 0-9584832-1-3), Baptism Register, Mattijes zoon van Pijetter Hùppenar de moeder Trijtijn Harms de getùijgen Klaas Vechman en Ijantijn van Heijnengen ijs gedoopt den 28 September 1698.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  4. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms.

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