Jan Trap1

M, #10736, b. circa 1690

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NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1740NGK Drakenstein Marriages 1717-1749
Last Edited04/11/2014
BirthOrigin*Jan was from Hamburg, Germany, and may have been born there circa 1690.1 
Marriage*He married Sùsanna Pùtters, daughter of Dietrich Putter and Zacharia Jansz Visser, on 12 October 1732 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.1
Names in the record, in publications, etc.Jan Trap was also known as Johann Trapp.2


  1. [S470] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register, Den 12 8br [1732]. Jan Trap van Hamburg; Soldaat in dienst der E. Comp, J[on]gm[an] met Susanna Putters weduwe wylen Hans Kune.. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Marriages.
  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.429: TRAPP, JOHANN (S). – Hamburg. So. 1715-23, farmhand 1724-33, b. 1733; a farmer. ~ 12.10.1732 Susanna Pötter, wid. Hans Kune (q.v.). Hereinafter cited as Personalia.

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