François de Coninck

M, #7408, b. circa 1655

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Last Edited04/09/2015
BirthOrigin*François was from Ghent and was perhaps born there circa 1655.1,2 

Family

Angela van Bengale b. c 1646, d. b 18 Jul 1720
Child
(Witness) Attestion On 20 May 1661 Cornelis Willemsz: and Georgius Frederick Wreede declared that the gunner, Willem Cornelisz was absuive toward Fredericus, creating a commotion in the process. The commander, Johan Anthoniszoon van Riebeeck, ordered that he be put in irons, but before the fiscal, Abraham Gabbema, arrived on the scene to implement the order, Cornelisz: retrieved his his side arm [sword] and ran toward Fredericus. Fortunately for the latter Hendrick Hagens and François de Coninck intervened and disarmed Cornelisz:. I have assumed Cornelis Willemsz: to be the individual from Linden, elsewlhere in the record described as a cadet. Corrections are welcome.3 
Names in the record, in publications, etc.François de Coninck was also known as Françoys de Koninck.1
The name of François appeared as Franchoys de Coningh in the cited publication(s.)4
Monsterrollen and Opgaafrollen (Muster and tax rolls)On 5 March 1659 François de Coninck was enumerated in the muster roll, he was recorded Francoys de Koninck, of Ghent, soldier.1
In 1660 François de Coninck was enumerated in the muster roll, he was recorded as of Gent, soldier.5
On 1 March 1661 François de Coninck was enumerated in the muster roll, he was recorded as from Ghent, soldier.6
On 1 April 1662 François de Coninck was enumerated in the muster roll, he was recorded as from Ghent, soldier.4

Citations

  1. [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, Letters Despatched 1652-1662 to which are added land grants, attestations, Journal of voyage to Tristan da Cunha, names of freemen, &c. Vol III, H.C.V. Leibrandt; (Cape Town, South Africa: W.A. Richards & Sons, Government Printers, 1900), p.296.. Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope.
  2. [S374] Mansell G. Upham, "Capensis (Maaij Ansela)," Mooij Ansela & the black sheep of the family, 11/97 to 2/99, More or less at the same time Anna de Coningh was conceived, we know that François de Coninck from Ghent arrived at the Cape on the Leerdam as a soldier in August 1658.. Hereinafter cited as "Maaij Ansela."
  3. [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.451. Declaration of Corn: Willemsz:, Corporal, and George Fredericus, of Uts [Oedt, near Cologne?], that on Monday, the 16th inst., about 8 p.m. the gunner, Willem Cornelisz:, of Rotterdam, used some bad words towards G. Fredericus, which went so far that a great commotion was created at the Fort. The commander ordered the gunner to be put in irons. The latter (whilst deponent, the corporal went to inform the fiscal [Abraham Gabbema] of the row, and who also heard the bad words), went into his room for his side arms which he brought out bare in his hand. He ran with it to G. Fredericus, but H. Hagens and Frans de Coninck took the sword from him and prevented him from doing any mischief. He swore and scolded and made a great noise, &c. The above certified by oath, 27th May.
  4. [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.303.
  5. [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.298.
  6. [S647] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, p.300.
 

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