Jacob Kruger

M, #6746, b. 28 July 1690, d. 29 October 1749
Father*Franz Kröger1 b. c 1665
Mother*Elisabeth Hartwig2 b. c 1665, d. 24 Dec 1747

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NGK (Cape Town) Marriages1665-1695NGK (Cape Town) Marriages 1665-1695
Last Edited30/07/2016
Birth*Jacob Kruger was born on 28 July 1690 in Sadenbeck, Prignitz, Brandenburg, Prussia.3,1
BaptismJacob Kruger was baptized on 1 August 1690.1 
Marriage*He married Johanna Kemp, daughter of N Kemp and Cicilia Swerisse, on 1 May 1718 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.4
Death*He died on 29 October 1749 at age 59.1


Johanna Kemp b. c Aug 1696, d. 27 Oct 1778
Names in the record, in publications, etc.1 May 1718, the name of Jacob was written in the record as Jacob Crùger.4
NotesJacob Kruger and Johanna Kemp are featured in the attached article by Barry Kruger which first appeared in Familia.3 See: Article by Barry Kruger


  1. [S34] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 4 J-K (Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council, 1992), p 482. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 4 J-K.
  2. [S638] Barry Kruger, "Jacob Kruger - Corrections regarding this Progenitor", (2004): The person who is being contradicted is not an earlier researcher but Jacob Kruger himself! In his and Johanna Kemp.s will[5,6] of 1720 (see below), the following is written "..te hebben Sijn moeder gen. Elisabeth Hartwig wedue van Frans Cruger woon agtig tot Sadenbeek int Branden Burgenland". Hereinafter cited as "Jacob Kruger - Corrections regarding this Progenitor."
  3. [S638] Barry Kruger, "Jacob Kruger - Corrections regarding this Progenitor."
  4. [S558] NGK Marriage Records Cape Town: 1718; 1 Maji.; Jacob Crùger van Berlijn, Jongm. En Jannetje Kemp van Cabo de Goede Hoop, Jonge dogter. (Cape Town), (1700-1750), UNISA Library, Pretoria. Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Records Cape Town.
  5. [S34] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, S.A. Genealogies 4 J-K, p. 435.
  6. [S34] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, S.A. Genealogies 4 J-K, p.482-483.
  7. [S665] Mansell Upham 'Johanna Kemp - An enquiry into the ancestry of the Cape-born Johanna Kemp (c. 1689-1778) - wife of Jacob Krüger (from Sadenbeck)', First Fifty Years, Uprooted Lives - Unfurling the Cape of Good Hope's Earliest Colonial Inhabitants (1652-1713), (This article is under review), March 2012. "baptized 26 January 1721."
  8. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "19 do [Xbr 1723] Elizabeth. Jacob Krùger, en Johanna Kemp. De Ouders. https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-267-11116-195318-8."
  9. [S34] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, S.A. Genealogies 4 J-K, p. 482.
  10. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "1726. Pieter Ernst, d'Vader Jacob Kreùger, d'Moeder Johanna Kemp, getù Ernst Mostert, en Sophia Cloeten: 18e Aùgty.; https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/…."
  11. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "Catharina, d'Vader Jacob Krùgel, de Moedr Johanna Kemp, getù Hans Hendrik Niemzoe, en Catharina Krùgel: 1st Aùgs. https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/…."

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