Hercùles van Loon

M, #7573, b. circa 1668, d. 26 June 1704

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NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732
Last Edited02/12/2014
Birth*Hercùles van Loon was born circa 1668 in Friesland.1,2
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Marriage*He married Maria Engelbregt before 1703.3
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Death*He died on 26 June 1704 Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop, suicide.1,2
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Family

Maria Engelbregt b. c 1680
Child
Occupation* Between 9 September 1694 and 30 November 1695 Hercùles van Loon was minister (Cape Town).4á
Occupation Between 11 April 1700 and 26 June 1704 Hercùles van Loon was minister Stellenbosch.2á
Slave TransactionsOn 10 May 1700 Matthijs van Bengale was sold by Jacob Landsheer to Hercùles van Loon, for Rds. 55.5
On 16 May 1700 Dirk van de Kust Malabar was sold by Jacob Landsheer to Hercùles van Loon, for Rds. 55.6

Citations

  1. [S590] Editor-in-chief W.J. de Kock Dictionary of South African Biography Vol I. (Pretoria: National Council for Social Research, 1968), pp.830-831. Van Loon, Hercules (*Friesland, Neth., c. 1668 - †Stellenbosch, 26.6.1704), the first N.G. Kerk minister at Stellenbosch, began reading theology at Franeker, Friesland, in 1686. . Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of SA Biography I.
  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: Ds Van Loon was voltydse predikant op Stellenbosch vanaf 1700 tot sy dood op 26.6.1704 toe hy selfmoord gepleeg het. Hy en sy vrou het in die Koloniehuis in Dorpstraat, Stellenbosch gewoon. Die plaas Hercules Pilaar, Joostenberg het aan hom behoort.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  3. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Lorna: 27.7.1710 trou "Willem Helot van Amsterdam wed met Maria Engelbregt van Amsterdam wed de predicant Hercules van Loon." Ds Le Boucq het na haar verwys as "de quaataardige en valsche overbriefster Maria Engelbrecht". (Adam Tas se Dagboek VRV 11-1p.168/9).
  4. [S590] Editor-in-chief W.J. de Kock Dictionary of SA Biography I, pp.830-831. On his way there he reached the Cape on 9.9.1694 and for fourteen months conducted services until the Rev. Petrus Kalden* arrived on 30.11.1695.
  5. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p. 193. 10.5 .1700: Matthijs from Bengal (27), sold by Jacob Lundsen [Landsheer], skipper of the Nigtevegt, to Hercules van Loon for Rds. 55.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  6. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700, p. 193. 16.5.1700: Dirk from the Coast of Malabar (26), sold by Jacob Lundsheer to Hercules van Loon for Rds. 55.
  7. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
 

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