Johann Martinus Kneppel

M, #8405, b. circa 1670, d. circa 1702

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Last Edited09/12/2008
Birth*Johann Martinus Kneppel was born circa 1670 in Danzig.1
Marriage*He married Margaretha Vogt circa 1693.2
Death*He died circa 1702.3


Margaretha Vogt b. c 1670
Names in the record, in publications, etc.An unknown date , the name of Johann was written in the record as Johann Martinus Knuppel.
29 August 1694, the name of Johann was written in the record as Jan Maertenze Knoppel.
Slave TransactionsOn 13 May 1696 Damon van Ternate was sold by Henning Hüsing to Johann Martinus Knuppel, for Rds. 70.4
On 22 April 1698 Damon van Ternate was sold by Johann Martinus Kneppel to Jan Janse van Eeden, for Rds. 90.5


  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), Kneppel., JOHANN MARTINUS (S), also called KNUPPEL. -Danzig. Ship's carpenter 1694. x Margaretha Vogt of Rostock. Children: Dorothea (29.8 .1694) x Jurgen Meerbeek (q.v.), Martin (27.1.1699), Hendrik (28.6.1699). (GMR 1696; Fnv. Q.C. 2:31; CJ 1254, p. 312.). Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  2. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia, VOGT, MARGARETHA. - Wife of Johann Martin Kneppel, remarried on 11 .11.1703 to Johannes Elsevier of Rotterdam.
  3. [S21] Date estimated by compiler, Delia Robertson and, unless there is corroborating information, should not be considered as anything more than a guide - based on remarriage of spouse, Margaretha Vogt to Johann Elsevier.
  4. [S418] Anna J. Böeseken, Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700 (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 1977), p.173. 13.5.1696, p. 59: Damon from Ternate (14), sold by Henning Hiising to Jan Knuppel, ship's carpenter, for Rds. 70.. Hereinafter cited as Slaves and Free Blacks at the Cape 1658-1700.
  5. [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.
  6. [S397] NGK G1 1/1, Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.), 1665-1695: 29 dito (Augusi:) [1694] een kind, de vaeder Jan Maertenze Kno[ff/pp]el, moeder Margareta Christia[ ] genaemt Dorothea getuijgen Hans Hendrik Smith, en Grietje Tack, transcribed by Richard Ball, Norfolk, England, (May 2006), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch Hereinafter cited as Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Kerken Boek (Bapt.).

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