Heinrich Schneewind

M, #6822, b. circa 1650, d. 1701

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Last Edited07/02/2015
Birth*Heinrich Schneewind was born circa 1650 in Baal, Erkelenz, Duchy of Mörs, Germany.1
 
Marriage*He married Cathrina Steens, daughter of Johann Steens and Annetie Sleghs, on 29 October 1679 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
 
Marriage*He married Abigael Vroom on 29 November 1693 (Cape Town).3,1
 
Death*He died in 1701.1
 

Family 1

Cathrina Steens b. c 1660, d. b 29 Nov 1693
Children

Family 2

Abigael Vroom b. c 1675
Child
Names in the record, in publications, etc.29 October 1679, the name of Heinrich was written in the record as Hendrick Snewindt.
7 May 1684, the name of Heinrich was written in the record as Hendrick Sneewint.
29 November 1693, the name of Heinrich was written in the record as Hendrik Snewindt.
Baptisms - WitnessHeinrich Schneewind and Cathrina Steens witnessed the baptism of Christoffel Mulder on 27 July 1692 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.4
He and Abigael Vroom witnessed the baptism of Anna Magdalena Louw on 17 June 1696 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).5
He and Abigael Vroom witnessed the baptism of Elizabeth Loubster on 16 June 1697 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).6
He and Abigael Vroom witnessed the baptism of Anna Loubster on 16 June 1697 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).6
He and Christina Diemer witnessed the baptism of Christina Diemer on 17 May 1699 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.7
Slave TransactionsOn 10 March 1677 Michiel Casta van Madagascar was sold by Seeren Seerensen to Christoffel Paulsen and Hendrik Snewindt, for Rds. 40.8,9
On 21 January 1684 Unnamed and Gender Unspecified Slave van Madagascar was sold by William Deeron to Heinrich Schneewind, for Rds. 52.10
On 3 December 1686 Jacob van Madagascar was sold by Jan Claas Claver to Hendrick Sneewint, for Rds 50.11
On 4 March 1687 Pieter van Madagascar was sold by Jan Claas Claver to Hendrick Snewindt, for Rds. 42.12
On 3 April 1688 Diana van de Caep was gifted by Herman Gresnigh, to Hendrik Snewindt, she was given "in friendship" on condition she would not be sold, and would be granted emancipation when Snewint died. In Changing Hands, Shel notes she was described as Gresnicht's "gebore slavinnetje.13,14"
On 6 February 1690 Hans van Madagascar and Joost van Madagascar were sold by William Deeron to Hendrick Snewindt, for Rds. 90 each.15
On 30 April 1695 Titus van Angola was sold by Christiaen van Alst to Hendrik Snewindt, for Rds. 90.16
On 19 January 1696 Cupido van der Kust Coromandel, Coridon van der Kust Coromandel and Lola van der Kust Coromandel were sold by Christiaen van Alst to Hendrick Sneewint, respectively for Rds. 70, Rds. 80, and Rds. 95.17
On 5 January 1697 Swen van Trancquebare was sold by Jan Pietersz: van Vleugel to Hendrick Sneewint, for Rds. 67.18
On 5 January 1697 Hannibal van Trancquebare was sold by Jan Pietersz: van Vleugel to Hendrick Sneewint, for Rds. 67.19
On 11 June 1697 Andries van Bengale was sold by Ditlof Croes to Hendrick Snewindt, for Rds. 45.20
On 25 November 1698 Cecile van Ternate was sold by Hendricùs Munckerùs to Hendrick Sneewint, for Rds. 40.21

Citations

  1. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia of the Germans at the Cape, 1652-1806, Archives Year Book for South African History (Cape Town: Government Printer, Union of South Africa, 1946), 370. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  2. [S392] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar), 1665-1695: Anno 1679. den selfden dito [29 Oct]. Hendrick Snewindt uit het graefschap Meurs int' Caspel Baal jonghman, en Cathrina Steens van Wesel, jongedochter., transcribed by Richard Ball, Norfolk, England, (May 2006), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar).
  3. [S392] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar): ao 1693
    Den 29 November
    sijn in den huijwelijken staedt vereenigt Hendrik Snewindt van Barildt weduwnaer, met Abijgael Vroom, jongedogter van Amsterdam., May 2006, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  4. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: 1692
    Den 27 Dito (Julius) een kint gedoopt waer van vader is Hendrik Mulder de moeder Greetie Marquart, als getuijge stont Hendrik Snewint, ende Catrina Snewint, is genaemt Christoffel, transcribed by Richard Ball, Norfolk, England, (May 2006), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.).
  5. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): 17 Junij 1696. gedoopt het kint van Pieter Lauw en Lysbet Ventels onder getuygen van Hendrick Sneewint en syn huysvrouw genaemt - Anna Magdalena, (1695-1712), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/, http://www.eggsa.org/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town).
  6. [S736] VC 605 (NGK G1-8/2), NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town), 2012: 16 Junij 1697. gedoopt [het] de kinderen van Claes Loubster en Engeltie Quint onder getuyge van Melchior Kemels en syn huysvrouw met Hendrick Snewint en syn huysvrouw gent: - Elizabeth en - Anna, transcribed by Corney Keller, (1713-1742), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town).
  7. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): [1699] 17 Maij; van Abrahm Diemer en Anna Elisabet Snewint, onder getuygen van Hendrick Snewint en Christina Diemer huysvrouw van Jan Blesius, gent: - Christina, 1695-1712, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/
  8. [S607] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Kaapse notariële stukke waarin slawe van vryburgers en amptenare vermeld word (II), Die tweede Dekade 1671-1680", Kronos (Die notariële stukke II) 15 (1999): 10.3.1677          TS I, g.p.
    Seren Sverensz verkoop aan Christoffel Paulusz en Hendrk Sneewindt, vryburgers, die slaaf Michiel van Madagaskar vir 40 Rds. [Seeren Seerensen.]. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."
  9. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 133. 10.3.1677: Michel Casta [Coast] from Madagascar, sold by S. Semens to Christoffel Paulsen and Hendrik Sneewind for Rds. 40.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  10. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 141. 24.1.1684: William Dceron sold a slave from Madagascar to Hendrik Sneewind for Rds. 52.
  11. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.147. 3.12.1686: Jacob from Madagascar (17/18), sold by Jan Claas Claver, skipper of the Jambi, to Hendrik Sncwint for Rds. 50.
  12. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.149. 4.3.l687: Pieter from Madagascar (17/18), sold by Jan Claas Claver to Hendrick Snewint for Rds. 42.
  13. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.152. 3.4.1688. pp. 71-72: Diana from the Cape (6), given "in friendship" by Herman Gresnigt to Hendrik Snewint, on condition that Snewint does not sell
    her and, when he dies, she be set free.
  14. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, A calendar of bondage in southern Africa, 1550 to 1888, CD-ROM; ISBN 1-86918-063-1; (Cape Town: Ancestry24, September 2007), Slave First Name:       Diana     
    Toponym:       van der Kaap     
    Descent:       Half breed     
    Name Type:       Classical     
    Continental Origin:       Creole     
    Slave Place Origin:       Creole     
    Gender:       F     
    Simplified Age:       Child     
    Age:       6     
    Repatriation:       Testamentary     
    Slave Status:       Burgher     
    Owner Related:       No     
    No Of Slaves In Manumission Related:       3     
    Owner Surname:       Gresnight, van trecht     
    Owner First Name:       Hermanus     
    Owner Ethnicity:       Dutch     
    Owner Toponym:       trecht, van     
    Owner Repatriation:       NORE     
    Owner Death Status:       Dead     
    Owner Gender:       Male     
    Owner Status:       Burgher     
    Political Rank:       Councillor     
    Owner Occupation:       Farmer     
    Owner District:       Table Valley     
    Owner Immigration:       Yes     
    Owner Wealth:       8     
    Manumitter Surname:       Sneewind     
    Manumitter First Name:       Hendrik     
    Manumitter Gender:       Male     
    Manumitter Status:       Burgher     
    Manumitter Occupation:       Farmer     
    Manumitter District:       Cape District     
    Sale Transaction Day:       3     
    Sale Transaction Month:       4     
    Sale Transaction Year:       1688     
    IDNO:       3042     
    Manumission Type:       Testament     
    Service Years:       10     
    Right Of Manumission:       Other     
    Year Freed:       1698     
    Additional References:       Not in Pama     
    Reference:       Transporten and Scheepenkennis     
    Page Number:       Page 71-2     
    Note:       Family: sijn gebore slavinnetje; given in friendship. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
  15. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.155. 6.2.1690, pp. 305-306: Hans and Joost from Madagascar (13/14) and (10/11 respectively), sold by W. Deeron to Hendrik Snewint for Rds. 90 each.
  16. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.169. 30.4.1695, p. 118 (verso): Titus from Angoa (sic -- Angola?) (14), sold by
    Christiaan van AIst to Hendrik Sneewint for Rds. 90.
  17. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.171. 19.1.1696, p. 15 (verso): Cupido from the Coast (14), Coridon from the Coast (18) and Lola from the Coast (26), sold by Christiaen van Alst to Hendrik
    Sneewint for Rds. 70, Rds. 80 and Rds. 95 respectively.
  18. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 175. 5.1.1697, p. 129: Swen from Trancquebare (16), sold by Jan Pietersz van Vleugel to Hendrick Sneewint for Rds. 67.
  19. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 175. 5.1.1697, p. 130: Hannibal from Trancquebare (18), sold by Jan Pietersz van Vleugel to Hendrick Sneewint for Rds. 67.
  20. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 177. 11.6.1697, p. 196: Andries from Bengal (27), sold by Ditlof Croes, first mate of the Drie Croonen, to Hendrik Sneewint for Rds. 45.
  21. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 186. 25.11.1698: Cecile from Ternaten (30), sold by Hendrik Munckerus to Hendrik Sneewint for Rds. 40.
  22. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): 1682; den 10 [...] [water splash] Anna Elysabet
    Hendrick Snewint en Catarina St[een]s
    Annetie St[ee]ns, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  23. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): Ao:' 1684
    den 7 Mej Hendrik
    Hendrick Sneewint en Catrina Stuns
    Clara Hendricks, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  24. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): ao' 1687
    den 9 Febr. Geertruid
    Hendrik Sneevint en Catrina St[rin]s
    Annetie S[trins] en Adam St[eens], 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  25. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): [Ao. 1688]
    den 7 9ber is den kind gedoopt waar van vader is Hendrick
    Sneuwind. de moeder Catarina Steens de getuijge
    Annetie Steens de naam van kind is Helena, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  26. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): 1693
    Den 26 April een kint gedoopt waer van de vader is Hendrik
    Sneweindt, de moeder Catrina Steens, tot getuige stont
    Claes Hendriks Diepenhout, ende Margriet Hoefnagels
    ende is genaemt Claes, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  27. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): Ao 1694
    5 September een kind, de vaeder Hendrik Snewind
    de moeder Abiael Vroom, genaemt
    Barendt, getuijge, Teunis Schalkwijck
    en Margareta Hoefnaegels, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
 

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