Sebastian Valentin Scheller1

M, #14439, b. circa 1725, d. 17 April 1780

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Last Edited30/01/2015
BirthOrigin*Sebastian was from Magdeburg and may have been born there circa 1725.1 
Marriage*He married Geesje Franck, daughter of Johannes Franck and Trijntie Verweij, on 2 January 1752 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Good Hoop.2,1
Death*He died on 17 April 1780 de Caep de Good Hoop.1


Geesje Franck b. b 11 Dec 1729


  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), p.358. Scheller, Sebastian Valentin. – Magdeburg. Son of Johann Andreas Sch. and Dorothea Elisabeth Mollenhauer. Assistant 1747-49, bookkeeper 1750-80. † 17.4.1780. ~ (1) 2.1.1752 Gesina Franck, d. of Johannes Franck (q.v.); (2) 6.10.1771 Willemina Maria v. d. Poel (Marr. Reg. of Zwartland). 6 children, 2 sons not mentioned in G.R.: Johannes Andries (* 1753) and Jacob Martin (* 1757).. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  2. [S733] VC 621, NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town) transcribed by Corney Keller: [1752] Den 2 Jan:. Sebastiaan Falentijn [Scheller] vanMaagdenburgh boekhouder in dienstder e: comp: jongman met Geesje Frankevan Cabo de Goede Hoop jonge dogter., (1713-1756), Cape Town Archives Repository, Private Bag X9025, Cape Town, South Africa, 021-4624050. Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town).
  3. [S191] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p.847. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families III S-Z.

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