David Jansz:1

M, #17292, b. circa 1635, d. 19 October 1653

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Last Edited07/09/2015
Birth*David Jansz: was born circa 1635.1
Death*He died on 19 October 1653, he was murdered.1
Company JournalOn on 19 October 1653 Company Journal van Riebeeck 1651 to 1655 wrote in his journal: (Sunday). After service we heard that the interpreter. Also mentioned: Herry of the Goringhaicona.2


  1. [S673] Precis of the archives of the Cape of Good Hope, December 1651 - December 1653[5], Van Riebeeck's Journal, &c. Part I, H.C.V. Leibrandt; (Cape Town, South Africa: W. A. Richards & Sons, Government Printers, Castle Street, 1897), pp.161-162: 1653 Friday, Feb. 21. See journal of the same date.
    (N.B. The young shepherd David Jansz, murdered by Herry and his comrades, is here described as having had a hand in slaughtering and eating the sheep stolen by Jan Banx and others.). Hereinafter cited as Precis of the archives, JVR Journal 1651-1653[5].
  2. [S673] Precis of the archives, JVR Journal 1651-1653[5], p.85.

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