Christiaan Gottlieb Lessing

M, #6759, b. 29 March 1724, d. 3 March 1778

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Last Edited30/01/2015
Birth*Christiaan Gottlieb Lessing was born on 29 March 1724 in Germany.1
Marriage*He married Johanna Weyers, daughter of Heinrich Weyers and Anna Elizabeth Gerrits, on 25 November 1759 Tulbagh, de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
Marriage*He married Isabella Potgieter, daughter of Hans Jurgen Potgieter and Cornelia Botha, on 25 September 1768 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Tulbagh, de Caep de Goede Hoop.3,1
Death*He died on 3 March 1778 Roodezand, Tulbagh, de Caep de Goede Hoop, at age 53.1


Johanna Weyers b. 12 Jan 1724, d. 7 Nov 1767


  1. [S150] Edited & augmented by GISA Originally compiled by J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 5 L-M, GISA SA Genealogies (Stellenbosch, South Africa: Genealogical Institute of South Africa, 1999), p 95. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 5 L-M.
  2. [S532] Website The Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA branch ( "1759, den 25 9br Christiaan Godlieb Lessing van Camentz in Saxen, jongman Soldaat in [d'] E. Comp: dienst met Johanna Wijgers
    van Cabo de Goede Hoop, Wedw. wijlen Geel[e] Andries van der Walt; retrieved 5 September 2012."
  3. [S532] Website eGSSA ( "1768, den 25 Sept
    Christiaan Godlieb Lessing van Camentz, Wedwnr. burger aan Stellenbosch met Sijbilla Potgieter van Cabo de Goede hoop, Wedw: wijlen Anthonij Lombaar; retrieved 5 September 2012."
  4. [S532] Website eGSSA ( "Johanna Elisabeth
    Baptised: 1761, den 25 December
    Father: Christiaan Godlieb Lessing
    Mother: Johanna Weijers
    Witnesses: Hendrik van der walt, en Maria Elisabeth Erasmus
    Source: Tulbagh Nederduits Gereformeerd Kerk (NGK), Tulbagh, Western Cape. Baptism register, 1743 to 2 Feb 1800, page 56. Repository: NGK archives, Stellenbosch University, G4 7/1. Transcribed by Lynn Couperthwaite, Trysie Joubert, Richard Ball as part of the eGGSA Project, from VC 657, Cape Archives Repository."

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