Jacob Pieter Cloete1

M, #14435, b. before 26 January 1794, d. 2 December 1875
Father*Hendrik Cloeten1 b. b 30 Jul 1758, d. 29 Sep 1818
Mother*Anna Catharina Scheller1 b. b 1 Jun 1760, d. 26 May 1834

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Last Edited30/01/2015
Birth*Jacob Pieter Cloete was born before 26 January 1794 in de Caep de Good Hoop.1
BaptismJacob Pieter Cloete was baptized on 26 January 1794 de Caep de Good Hoop.1 
Marriage*He married Catharina Cornelia van Reenen on 5 February 1815 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Good Hoop.1
Death*He died on 2 December 1875 de Caep de Good Hoop.1


Catharina Cornelia van Reenen b. 1 Mar 1793
Property TransactionsIn 1824 Jacob Pieter Cloete bought the property Groot Constantia from Anna Catharina Scheller.2
In 1875 following the insolvency of Jacob Pieter Cloete in 1872 Groot Constantia comes under the management of his son Hendrik Cloete who is assisted by his two sons.3


  1. [S153] J.A. Heese & R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies 1 A-C, HSRC SA Genealogies (Pretoria: Institute for Historical Research, Division Genealogical Research, Pretoria, 1986, 1989), ISBN 0-620-23962-X, p.593.. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 1.
  2. [S759] Website Groot Constantia Estate (http://www.grootconstantia.co.za/) "1824 Scheller sells the estate to her oldest son, Jacob Pieter Cloete.
  3. [S759] Website Groot Constantia Estate (http://www.grootconstantia.co.za/) "1872 Jacob Pieter Cloete is declared insolvent in the Cape Supreme Court.
    1875 Jacob Pieter Cloete's oldest son Henry, and his two sons, become responsible for the running of the farm.

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