Abraham Hartogh

M, #6864, b. circa 1644

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Last Edited07/01/2017
Birth*Abraham Hartogh was born circa 1644 in Franckfort am Main, Germany.1,2
 
BaptismAbraham Hartogh was baptized on 27 December 1678 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.3 
Marriage*He married Maria Bellardi on 20 June 1683 (Cape Town). she was described as: de weduwe Maria Bellardi.4
 
Marriage*He married Anna Elisabet Henning, daughter of Christoffel Heyningh and Antonetta Adrianus de Visser, on 12 October 1704 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.5,6
 
Marriage*He married Lumke Thoole on 30 April 1724 (Cape Town).7
 

Family 1

Maria Bellardi b. c 1650
Children

Family 2

Anna Elisabet Henning b. b 27 Aug 1688
Children

Family 3

Lumke Thoole b. c 1690
Child
Names in the record, in publications, etc.19 December 1688, the name of Abraham was written in the record as Abraham Hertog.
Baptisms - WitnessAbraham Hartogh and Margaretha Jans van de Caep and Maria Jansz Visser witnessed the baptism of Wilhelmus Jobels on 9 October 1701 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).8
He and Sara Verburg witnessed the baptism of Hendrik Hartogh on 20 October 1709 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).9
He and Cornelia Heyningh witnessed the baptism of Judith Hartogh on 26 April 1711 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town).10
Vrijbriewen and Burgher StatusAbraham Hartogh became a burgher on 20 June 1683, 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 de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
Crime and relatedOn 23 June 1725 Lumke Thoole was sentenced "to stand exposed on the place of execution with a two-pronged wooden fork on her head" after it was revealed she was still married to Thys Geertz when, the previous year, she married Abraham Hartogh. She was then imprisoned in the home of the goaler before being sent back to Holland with her daughter, Maria Magdalena Hartogh.11
Slave BirthsCirca March 1687, Nagtigaal van de Caep was born in bondage and was owned by Abraham Hartogh de Caep de Good Hoop.12
Before 20 August 1705, Jannetie van de Caep was born in bondage and was owned by Abraham Hartogh de Caep de Goede Hoop.13
Before 20 August 1705, Jacob van de Caep was born in bondage and was owned by Abraham Hartogh de Caep de Goede Hoop.13
Before 14 October 1708, Sara van de Caep was born in bondage and was owned by Abraham Hartogh de Caep de Goede Hoop.14
Before 28 June 1711, Magdalena van de Caep was born in bondage and was owned by Abraham Hartogh.15
Slave TransactionsOn 28 September 1686 Catrina van Malabar and Ursula van de Caep were sold by Tobias Marquaert to Abraham Hartogh, for Rds. 35. Ursula was just four months old, but at least she was not alienated from her mother in this transaction.16
On 13 December 1686 Jan van Madagascar was sold by Cornelis van Roijen to Abraham Hartogh, for Rds. 50.17
On 24 January 1687 Catharina van Madagascar was sold by Jan Claas Claver to Abraham Hartogh, for Rds. 40.18
On 4 March 1687 Prins van Madagascar was sold by Jan Claas Claver to Abraham Hartogh, for Rds. 36.19
On 6 March 1687 Catrina van Malabar and Maria van de Caep were sold by Abraham Hartogh to Roelif Pasman, for Rds. 53. The infant Maria in this transaction fits the age profile to be the same child purchased six months prior by Hartogh, along with her mother Catrina van Malabar, but named Ursula in that transaction.20
On 14 May 1687 Prins van Madagascar was sold by Abraham Hartogh to Hendrick Ulm, for Rds. 56.21
On 21 May 1687 Justus van Madagascar was sold by Abraham de Klerk to Abraham Hartogh, for Rds. 20.22
On 26 November 1687 Catharina van Madagascar and Nagtigaal van de Caep were sold by Abraham Hartogh to Gerrit Jansz, for Rds. 65.23
On 30 August 1689 Scipio van Madagascar was sold by Dominique de Chavonnes to Abraham Hartogh de Caep de Goede Hoop, for Rds. 50.24,25,26
On 25 October 1689 Matthijs van Java was sold by Louis van Bengale to Abraham Hartogh de Caep de Goede Hoop, for Rds. 30.27,28
On 7 April 1691 Antonique van Coromandel was sold by Peter Klautoff to Abraham Hartogh de Caep de Goede Hoop.29,30
On 9 February 1693 Ramma van der Kust Coromandel was sold by Hans Pieterse to Abraham Hartogh, for Rds. 60.31
Abraham Hartogh was acquired on 11 June 1697, for Rds. 40.32
On 6 December 1697 Coridon van Bengale was sold by Abraham Hartogh to Albert Barends Gildenhuisz, for Rds. 40.33
Slaves owned by individualsOn 14 October 1708 Scipio van Madagascar and Antonique van Coromandel were slaves owned by Abraham Hartogh.

Citations

  1. [S392] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar), 1665-1695: ao' 1683
    den 20.Juni
    Abraham Hartogh vryburger alhier en de weduwe Maria Bellardi., 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).
  2. [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), p.135. HARTOG, ABRAHAM (original name HERTZOG; ?).-Frankfurt (Main). A Jew. * 1644, baptised in the Dutch Reformed Church at Cape Town 23.12.1678 and confirmed on the same day "na belydenis". He was at that time bailiff (geweldiger) in the service of the Company; in 1685 mentioned as burgher at Stellenbosch. ~ (1) 20.6.1683 Maria Bellardy of Middelburg (d. of the late elder and deacon of the English community at Middelburg), wid. Abraham de Lange; (2) 12.10.1704 Anna Elisabeth Henning, d. of Christoffel Henning of Fehrbellin (q.v.); (3) 30.4.1724 Lumke Thoole of Emden, alias Johanna Theunis Switters of Norden. Children: Johannes (30.5.1684), Maria (12.12.1688), Abraham (23.8.1705), Antonetta (21.8.1707), Hendrik (20,10.1709), Judith (26.4.1711), Anna Dorothea (28.5.1713), Margaretha, Paulus, Maria Magdalena (21.1.1725). (MR. Vrye Lieden of 1685; Test. CJ 1067, p. 209; Test. O.C. 2: 48; G.R. nr. 160.) Lumke Thoole came to the Cape as sailor under the name of Johan Theunis and married Hartog under the name of Johanna Theunis Switters of Norden. When it was discovered that she was the wife of the sailor Thys Geertz she was sent back to Europe, together with her daughter. (CJ 729 nr. 33; Journal of 23.6.1725.). Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  3. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: Ano' 1678. den 27 December Abraham Hartogh ge[wel-]dige van Franckfort aan de Mein een beiarde jode, 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.).
  4. [S392] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar): ao' 1683; den 20.Juni; Abraham Hartogh vryburger alhier en de weduwe Maria Bellardi., May 2006, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  5. [S717] NGK G 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk - First Marriage Register at the Cape, 1665-1712: 12 October 1704:
    Abraham Hertog van Frankfort, weduwenaar
    met
    Anna Elisabeth Henning, jonged. van de Caap, as transcribed and annotated by Mansell Upham, (10 September 2012), Personal Library. Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk - First Marriages.
  6. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town), 1695-1712: 12 Octob:
    Abraham Hertog van Frankfort
    wed:r met Anna Elisabeth Henning
    jongd: van Cabo
    "Kerkboek 1695-1712," p. 100, 12 Oct 1704, marriage entry for Abraham Hertog and Anna Elisabeth Henning, transcribed by Corney Keller, (24 Mar 2012), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/. Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town).
  7. [S733] VC 621, NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town) transcribed by Corney Keller: 1724.30 d:o [April] Abraham Hartog, van Frankfort aan den Main, wed:r, en Johanna
    Theunisz Switters, van Norden in Oostvriesland, j. d:r., (1713-1756), Cape Town Archives Repository, Private Bag X9025, Cape Town, South Africa, 021-4624050. Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town).
  8. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): [9 Octob: 1701] van Pieter Jobels en Margarita Soubre onder getuyge van Abraham Hertog en Margriet Jansen gent: - Wilhelmus, (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).
  9. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): 20 d:o [October 1709] van Abram Hartog, en Anna Henning; de getuigen Abram Hartog, en Sara Verburg, wed:e Schipper Poot. - Hendrik, 1695-1712, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/
  10. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town): D:o [26 April 1711] van Abraham Hartog, en Anna Henning; de getuigen, de vader, en Cornelia Henning. - Judith, 1695-1712, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/
  11. [S562] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, W.A. van der Stel Journal, 1699-1732, H.C.V. Leibrandt; (Cape Town, South Africa: W. A. Richards & Sons, Government Printers, Castle Street, 1896), 1725. June 23. Three sailors punished for theft. Leemke Thoole, of Embden, who had committed bigamy, ordered to stand exposed on the place of execution with a two-pronged wooden fork on her head; after that to be imprisoned in the house of the gaoler, and sent to Holland by the first ship. She is also to pay a fine of Rds. 100 pro fisco.. Hereinafter cited as W.A. van der Stel Journal 1699-1732.
  12. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.150-151. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  13. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "[30 Aug: 1705] van Scipio van Madagasker en Antonike van Mallebaar, lyfygen van Abram Hertog, twe kinderen gedoopt, gent. — Jacob en — Jannetie
    familysearch.org."
  14. [S687] VC 603, Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk, baptisms. Cape Archives Verbatim Copies, (1665-1696), Western Cape Archives and Records Service, Roeland Street, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa: [1708] 14 8b:r
    een kind van Scipio van Madagaskar, en Antonike
    van Krankebaar [sic: Trankebaar i.e. Tranquebar on the Coromandel Coast]; lijfeijgen van Abraham Hartog;
    onder getuigen Philip van Boeton, en Susanne
    van Bokjes.
    - Sara. Photocopy image thanks to Mansell Upham. Hereinafter cited as Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk, baptisms.
  15. [S502] Website Family Search (www.familysearch.org) "[28 Junij 1711] Een kind van Johannes Scipio van Bombase, en Antonike van Krankebaar, Lijfeijgen van Abraham Hartog; de getuigen Johannes van de Cust, en Lena van Krankebaar. — Magdalena
    familysearch.org."
  16. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.147. 28.9.1686: Catrina from Malabar (30/32) and her daughter Ursula, four months old, sold by Tobias Marquart to Abraham Hartog for Rds. 35.
  17. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.148. 13.12.1686: Jan from Madagascar (18/19), sold by Cornelis van Roijen, sailing on the Jambi, to Abraham Hartog for Rds. 50.
  18. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.148. 24.1.1687: Catharina from Madagascar (20), sold by Jan Claas Claver to Abraham de Hartog for Rds. 40.
  19. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.149. 4.3.1687: Prins from Madagascar (12/13), sold by Jan Claasz Claver, skipper of the Jambi, to Abraham de Hartog for Rds. 36.
  20. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.149.6.3.1687: Catharina from Malabar (35/36), and Maria (9 months), sold by
    Abraham Hartog to Roelof Pasman for Rds. 53.
  21. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.150. 14.5.1687: Prins from Madagascar (13/14) sold by Abraham de Hartog to the wainwright Hendrick van Ulm (signature Oulm) for Rds. 56.
  22. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.150. 21.5.1687: Justus from Madagascar (10/11), sold by Abraham de Klerk on the Baren to Abraham de Hartog for Rds. 20.
  23. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.151. 26.11.1687: Catharina from Madagascar (18/19) and her son Nagtigaal (8 months), sold by Abraham de Hartog to Gerrit van Wijnegum for Rds. 65.
  24. [S425] Index to Slave Transactions at the Cape, South Africa, 1658 - 1731, compiled by Robert C-H Shell, Cape Town, 2000 "1689.08.30 Scipio m Mombas [sic: Madagascar], 12, sold by Dominique de Chavonnes, to Abraham Hartog for Rds 50.00 GALL? TN&S."
  25. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.154. 30.8.1689, pp. 258-259: Scipio from Mombasa (10/12), sold by Dominique de Chavonnes, who was leaving the Cape on the Sallant for Ceylon, to Abraham Harley [sic]. De Chavonnes wished to buy Scipio back on his return in 1691. He was paid Rds. 50.
  26. [S606] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "A.J. Böeseken se Addendum van Kaapse slawe-verkoopstransaksies: Foute en regstellings", Kronos (Foute en regstellings) 9 (1984): Abraham Harley" (30.8.1689) word tog in die betrokke document heeltemal leesbaar as Abraham de Hartog aangegee …. Hereinafter cited as "Foute en regstellings."
  27. [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), Slaves First Name:       Matthijs     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       Van Malabar     
    Day Of Sale:       25     
    Month Of Sale:       10     
    Year Of Sale:       1689     
    Type Of Name:       Christian     
    Continental Origin Code:       Indian Sub Continent     
    Slaves Age:       34     
    Slaves Gender:       Male     
    Price In Rixdollars:       30     
    Sellers Last Name:       Van Bengal     
    Sellers First Name:       Louis     
    Sellers Civil Status:       freeblack     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Stellenbosch district     
    Sellers Occupation:       Farmer     
    Buyers Last Name:       Hartog     
    Buyers First Name:       Abraham     
    Sellers Civil Status:       VOC employee. Hereinafter cited as Changing Hands.
  28. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 140. 25.l0.1689, pp. 282-283: Matthijs from Malabar (33/34), sold by Louis from Bengal, "swarte landbouwer", to Abraham de Hartogh for Rds. 30.
  29. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.158.7.4.1691, pp. 112-113: Anthonique from Coromandel (14), sold by Peter Klautoff to Abraham Hartog for Rds. 60.
  30. [S432] Robert C-H Shell compiler, Changing Hands, Sequence IDNO:       0751     
    Slaves First Name:       Anthonique     
    Presumed Place Of Origin:       Van Coromandel     
    Day Of Sale:       7     
    Month Of Sale:       4     
    Year Of Sale:       1691     
    Type Of Sale:       Oceanic     
    Type Of Name:       Classical     
    Continental Origin Code:       Indian Sub Continent     
    Slaves Age:       14     
    Slaves Gender:       Female     
    Price In Rixdollars:       60     
    Sellers Last Name:       Kloothof     
    Sellers First Name:       Pieter     
    Sellers Civil Status:       D     
    Sellers Gender:       Male     
    Sellers Domicile:       Transit-at sea     
    Sellers Occupation:       Skipper     
    Buyers Last Name:       Hartog     
    Buyers First Name:       Abraham     
    Buyers Civil Status:       VOC employee     
    Buyers Gender:       Male     
    Buyers Domicile:       Table valley     
    Buyers Occupation:       executioner     
    Primary Reference:       Transporten en Scheepeniskennis.
  31. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.162. 9.2.1693, p. 229: Ramma from the Coast Coromandel (12/13), sold by Hans Pieterse to Abraham de Hartog for Rds. 60.
  32. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 177. 11.6.1697, p. 185: Augustijn from Bengal (12), sold by Bartholomeus van den Velde to Abraham Hartog for Rds. 40.
  33. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 181. 6.12.1697, p. 281 (verso): Coridon from Bengal (13), sold by Abraham de Hartog to Albert Barent Gildenhuys for Rds. 40.
  34. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): Ao:' 1684
    den 23 dito (Julii) Johannes
    Abraham Hartogh en Maria [stellart]
    Arriaentie Sterrevelt en Claus de Mei, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  35. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): [Ao. 1688]
    den 19 dito (December) is een kind gedoopt waar van vader is Abraham Hertog de moeder Maria [Belsardij] de
    getuijgen Mr Dirk van [Cuijk[ fiscaal en [Stijntie]
    van den Berg de naam van't kint is Maria, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  36. [S734] VC 604, NGK Baptism Registers 1695-1712 (Cape Town), 1695-1712, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/
  37. [S736] VC 605 (NGK G1-8/2), NGK Baptism Registers 1713-1742 (Cape Town), 2012: 1725. 21 d:o [Januarij] Maria Magdalena Abraham Hartog, en Johanna Theunisz Jan Coetsee, en Anna Helben.
    , 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).
 

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