Jan Janse van Eeden

M, #6950, b. circa 1637, d. 1704

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Last Edited29/05/2014
Birth*Jan Janse van Eeden was born circa 1637 in Oldenburg, Germany.1
 
Divorce*He and Lysbeth Jansz were divorced in May 1684 de Caep de Goede Hoop.2 
Marriage*He married Maria Rousseau, daughter of PN Rousseau, on 13 June 1688 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.3,4
 
MarriageHe married Lysbeth Jansz on 8 October 1671 (Cape Town).5,6
 
Death*He died in 1704.1
 

Family 1

Lysbeth Jansz b. c 1640
Child

Family 2

Maria Rousseau b. 19 Oct 1666
Children
(Witness) BaptismCandidateJan Janse van Eeden witnessed the baptism of Susanna van Mombasa on 6 January 1697 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.7 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.8 October 1671, the name of Jan was written in the record as Jan Jansz van Oldenburgh.
19 January 1676, the name of Jan was written in the record as Jan van Oldenburgh.
13 June 1688, the name of Jan was written in the record as Jan Janssen.
4 February 1689, the name of Jan was written in the record as Jan Hoefsmit.
16 April 1690, the name of Jan was written in the record as Jan Jans van Eden.
13 February 1692, the name of Jan was written in the record as Jan Jansz van Edy.8
31 January 1696, the name of Jan was written in the record as Jan Jans van Eden.9
Baptisms - WitnessJan Janse van Eeden and Lysbeth Jansz witnessed the baptism of Helena Jansz on 5 August 1674 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.10
He and Hans Helms, Ger..truyd Willemsz and Elisabeth Jans witnessed the baptism of Maria Helm on 29 November 1675 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.11
He and Maria Losëe witnessed the baptism of Claes Gerrits on 11 August 1686 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.12
He and Susanna Claasz witnessed the baptism of Jochem Prinsloo on 4 February 1689 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.13,14
He and Maria Rousseau witnessed the baptism of Dina van de Caep on 15 August 1692 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.15,16
He and Maria Rousseau witnessed the baptism of Isak NN on 15 August 1692 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.14,16
He and Maria Rousseau witnessed the baptism of Cornelia NN on 23 January 1695 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.17
He and Anna Maria Holshax witnessed the baptism of Anna Maria Coopman on 17 July 1695 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.18,19
Slave TransactionsJan Jansz van Oldenburgh bought a slave, Jan van Bengale on 21 May 1674, from an unnamed sailor.20,21
On 7 February 1676 Jacob van Malabar was sold by Anthonijs Abrahamsen to Jan Jansz van Oldenburgh, for Rds. 40.22,23
Paul van Casta Macassar and Thome van Casta Macassar were sold by Leendert Maas, to Jan Jansz van Oldenburgh on 14 March 1676, for Rds 80.24,25
On 11 September 1676 Paulus van Gale was sold by Jan Jansz van Oldenburgh to Willem Schalk.26,27
On 11 September 1676 Abraham van Gale was sold by Jan van Oldenburgh to Pieter Janssen van Westhuisen, for Rds 51.28,29
On 12 March 1677 Jacob Casta van Mallabaer was sold by Jan van Oldenburgh to Dirck Jansz Smient, for f 100.30,31
On 27 January 1687 Abraham van Madagascar was sold by Roelof Diodati to Jan Jansz van Oldenburgh, for Rds. 47.32
On 29 January 1687 Lucas van Madagascar and Johanna van Madagascar were sold by Jan Claas Claver to Jan Jansz van Oldenburgh, for Rds. 68.33
On 5 February 1687 Isaack van Madagaskar was sold by Jan Claas Claver to Jan Jansz van Oldenburgh, for Rds. 44.34
On 22 April 1698 Damon van Ternate was sold by Johann Martinus Kneppel to Jan Janse van Eeden, for Rds. 90.35

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), p. 83. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  2. [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, Lorna:
    Jan, ook bekend as Jan Hoefsmit (sy beroep) was van Oldenburgh en is gebore c1637. Hy was aan die Kaap sedert 1662 en het in die VOC gedien as Onderscheeps Korporaal, maar het later vryburger geword. Sy plaas was Krommerivier, nou deel van Stellenbosch self. Jan trou Oktober 1671 met Lysbeth Jansz van Amsterdam, maar hulle is geskei (Mei 1684) nadat sy skuldig bevind is aan owerspel en na 'n tughuis in Batavia gestuur is (C500 p.1104 van 26.12.1684). Jan xx 13.6.1688 Maria Russaar `geboortigh van Dubloijs'.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  3. [S392] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar), 1665-1695: Ao 1688
    Den 13de Junij
    Jan Janssen Deen van oldenburg vrijborger aen Stellenbos met Maria Crassee J.D. geboortigh van Dubloijs, 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).
  4. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia.
  5. [S392] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Mar): Den 8br (sic) [for ease of data entry, the month of October has been assumed by the compiler as this entry comes between one in Sept and the next in November. However, it could as easily be either of those.]
    Jan Jansz van Oldenburgh, en Lysbet Janz van Amsterdam [jdr]
    , May 2006, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  6. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: dito (29 Novemb') een Dochtertie van Hans Helms en syn huhs-vrouw Gertruyd Willemsz wiert genaamt Maria. t' getuychenisse wierd bekleedt by Jan Jansz
    van Oldenburgh nevens syn huys-vrouw Elisabeth Jans
    , 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.).
  7. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, De ander den meyt van Antony van Angola jis gedoopt den 6 Janùarij 1697 als getùijge Jan van Eden, Lysebet van de Caap. [DR: I think rather than a child, this was the adult baptism of Sussana van Bambaser (Mombasa)- the only female slave thus far identified as having been owned by Antonij van Angola.].]
  8. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Jacob, zoon van Jan Jansz van Edy de moeder Marij Rùssaar is gedoopt de 13 Feb [1692] als getùijge Ari Gerritsz Aelie Cl[aas?].
  9. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Marija Catrijna dogter van Jan Jans van Eden de moeder Maria Rùssaar is gedoopt dj laasten Janùarij 1696 als getùi[j]ge Jan Geel, Marija Catrijna Swaanswijck.
  10. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): Anno 1674
    Den 5 Augustus
    een dochtertie van Pieter Jansz van Nymmegen en Cornelia Tuws van Bommell syn huysvrouw wiert genaamt Helena. getuiygen waaren Jan Jans van Oldenburgh & sijn huijsvrouw Elisabeth Jans., 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  11. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): dito (29 Novemb') een Dochtertie van Hans Helms en syn huhs-vrouw Ger,,
    truyd Willemsz wiert genaamt Maria. t' getuychenisse wierd bekleedt by Jan Jansz
    van Oldenburgh nevens syn huys-vrouw Elisabeth Jans
    , 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  12. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): Ao' 1686
    den 11 dito (Augustus) Claes
    Arien Gerrits, de moeder Aeltie Claesen
    Jan van Oldenburg en Marritie Loa[...], 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  13. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): Ao 1689. Den 4 Februarij aan Stellenbosch een kind waar van vader is Arije Gertz van Tergouw. de moeder Aaltie [...] van Ameijd, de getuijgen Jan Jansse van Eden, en Zuzanne Claasse Meldorp de naam van't kind is Jochem, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  14. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  15. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Gedoop op Stellenbosch slavinne kint.
  16. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): 1692
    den 15 Dito (Augusti) nogh aen Stellenbosch twee salvinne kinderen gedoopt
    ten overstaen van getuijgen als Jan Janse van Eeden,
    ende Maria Rossou, sijn huijsvrou, waer van dereene
    genaemt is Isak ende de andere Dina., 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  17. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): anno 1695
    23 Januari: een kind, Jan Janse van Eden e[N]
    (inserted in the above line with ^ below the space
    between kind, and Jan, where 'van' has been crossed out,
    is 'waer van getuijgen sijn' so that the line has been
    altered to read:
    een kind, waer van getuijgen sijn Jan Janse van Eden e[N]
    Maria Rossëe, genaemt Cornelia, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  18. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, ao 1695
    17 Julii een kind van Bartholomëus Janse
    Coopman, en Engeltje Cornelis, gent
    Maria, getuijgen Jan Janse van Ede[N]
    en Anna Marie ane Stellenbosc[h]
    Second witness, according to Lorna Newcombe, Parlkronieke I "Sy was heel moontlik Anna Marie Holshax van Switserland, weduwee van Hans Jacob Huber(n) xx 26.8.1686 Hans Henske, 'n vryburger afkomstig van Hamburg. Sien Hoge se `Personalia of Germans' p.150 (onder Hennsz) en p. 175 (Huben)."
  19. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): ao 1695
    17 Julii een kind van Bartholomëus Janse
    Coopman, en Engeltje Cornelis, gent
    Maria, getuijgen Jan Janse van Ede[N]
    en Anna Marie ane Stellenbosc[h], 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  20. [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): 21.5.1674     CTD 6, p. 115
    Jan Jansz, matroos op die skip … wat na die vaderland seilvaardig lê, verkoop aan Jan Jansz van Oldenburgh alhier die slaaf Jan van Bengale, 20 jaar. [Koopsom is deurgehaal en is onleesbaar.]. Hereinafter cited as "Die notariële stukke II."
  21. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 139, 21.5.1674, VI, p. 115: Jan from Bengal (20), sold by a sailor to Jan Jansz.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  22. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.131. 7.2.1676: Jacob from Malabar (12), sold by Anthony Abrahams to Jan Jansz van Oldenburgh for Rds. 40.
  23. [S607] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Die notariële stukke II", 7.2.1676          [Verlore]
    Anthony Abrahams verkoop aan Jan Jansz van Oldenburgh die slaaf Jacob van Malabar, 12 jaar oud, vir 40 Rds.
  24. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 131 14.3.1676: Paul and Thome from Casta [Coast] Macassar sold by Leendert Maas, skipper of the Beemster to Jan J ansz van Oldenburg for Rds. 80.
  25. [S607] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Die notariële stukke II", 14.3.1676          [Verlore]
    Leendert Maas, skipper van die Beemster, verkoop aan Jan Jansz van Oldenburg die slawe Paul en Thome van Casta Macassar vir 80 Rds.
  26. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 132.11.9.1676: Paul us from Ga1e, sold by Jan Jansz van Oldenburgh to WiIlem Schalk for Rds. 46.
  27. [S607] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Die notariële stukke II", 11.9.1676     [Verlore]
    Jan Jansz van Oldenburgh verkoop aan Willem Schalk die slaaf Paulus van Gale vir 46 Rds.
  28. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 132. 11.9.1676: Abraham from Gale, sold by Jan van Oldenburgh to Pieter Jansz van der Westhuijsen for Rds. 51.
  29. [S607] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Die notariële stukke II", 11.9.1676     [Verlore]
    Jan van Oldenburg verkoop aan Pieter Jansz van der Westhuijsen die slaaf Abraham van Gale vir 51 Rds.
  30. [S607] J.L. (Leon) Hattingh, "Die notariële stukke II", 12.3.1677          TS I, g.p.
    Jan Jansz van Oldenbergh verkoop aan Dirck Jansz Schmiendt, kaptein alhier, sy slaaf Jacob van Mallabar vir °100 [f 100?]. [Geteken i i]
  31. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 133. 12.3.1677: The slave Hendrik Jacob Malabar, belonging to the Company, sold by Jan Jansz van Oldenburgh, an official in the service of the Company, to Dirck Jansz Smiendt for f 100. [See Hattingh citation for correct transcript]
  32. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.148. 27.1.1687: Abraham from Madagascar (20), sold by Roelof Diodati to Jan Jansz van Oldenburg for Rds. 47.
  33. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.149. 29.1.1687: Lucas (14) and Johanna (10) from Madagascar, sold by Jan Claas Claver to Jan Jansz van Oldenburg for Rds. 68.
  34. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p.149. 5.2.1687: Isaak from Malabar (14), sold by Jan Claes Claver to Jan Jansz van Oldenburg for Rds. 44.
  35. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 184. 22.4.1698: Damon from Ternatc (16), sold by Jan Martense Kneppel, a ship's carpenter, to Jan Jansz Eeden for Rds. 90.
  36. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.): Anno 1676
    Den 19 dito (Januarij) een soontie van Jan van Oldenburgh en Lijsbeth Jans sijn Huijsvrouw wiert genamt Johannes de getuijgen waeren Gerrit Jurrianesns Constpel maat en Geertruyd Willems, 1665-1695, Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch http://www.eggsa.org/
  37. [S151] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 2 D-G (Pretoria, South Africa: Human Science Research Council, 1989), p. 166. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 2 D-G.
 

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