Johannes Hermann Karstens

M, #8364, b. 1674, d. 1727

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NGK (Cape Town) Marriages1695-1712NGK (Cape Town) Marriages 1695-1712
NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732NGK Drakenstein Baptisms 1694-1732
NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732
Last Edited22/01/2017
Birth*Johannes Hermann Karstens was born in 1674 in Husum, Germany.1,2
Marriage*He married Catharina van As, daughter of Louis van As and Helena Janse, on 2 March 1710 Nederduitsche Gereformeerde Kerk, (Cape Town), de Caep de Goede Hoop.3,4,5
Death*He died in 1727.2


Catharina van As b. b 31 Jul 1695
Names in the record, in publications, etc.2 March 1710, the name of Johannes was written in the record as Jan Carstensz.5
6 December 1711, the name of Johannes was written in the record as Jan Hars.6
Baptisms - WitnessJohannes Hermann Karstens and Catharina van As witnessed the baptism of Johannes Kotze on 17 November 1726 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Drakenstein, de Caep de Goede Hoop.7


  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), CARSTENS, JOHANNES HERMANN (S Karstens).-Husum . * 1674, burgher at Stellenbosch and Paarl. 2.3.1710 Catharina van As. 5 children. † 1727. (Stellenbosch Arch., vol. 603, under 15.11.1710, vol. 652: 3; Test. O.C. 4: 26; G.R. nr. 74.). Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  2. [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. 550. Hereinafter cited as S.A. Genealogies 1.
  3. [S629] Personal communications between Mansell Upham and Delia Robertson, 2010-present. 2 March 1710:
    Jan Carstensz van Hoesum, jongman
    Catharina van As, jonged. alhier.
  4. [S700] VC 604, NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town), 1695-1712: d:o (2 March)
    Jan Carstensz van Hoesum, jongm:
    met Catharina van As, van de Cabo, jonge d:r
    "Kerkboek 1695-1712," p. 107, 2 Mar 1710, marriage entry for Jan Carstensz and Catharina van As, transcribed by Corney Keller, (24 Mar 2012), Genealogical Society of South Africa, eGSSA Branch Hereinafter cited as NGK Marriage Registers 1696-1712 (Cape Town).
  5. [S325] Lorna Newcomb and Ockert Malan, compilers, Annale van Nederduits Gereformeerde Moedergemeente Stellenbosch No 1.., CD-ROM (Stellenbosch) Die Genootskap vir die Kerkversameling, 2004 0-9584832-1-3), Baptism Register, Lorna:
    Hars was miskien 'n afkorting vir Hermanse, sy vadersnaam. 2.3.1710 trou "Jan Carstensz van Hoesum jongm met Catharina van As van de Cabo jonge dr." Sien Hoge se `German Personalia' p. 58. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  6. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Maria Helena, d'vader Jan Hars, d'moeder Katryn van As, getùygen Sophia Willemse van der Merwe, 6 xb 1711.
    Hars was miskien 'n afkorting vir Hermanse, sy vadersnaam.
  7. [S408] Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Baptisms., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Baptism Register, Den 17 November 1726; K: Johannes; V: Dirk Coetzè; M: Marija Magdalena Karstens; G: Jan Karstens, Katharina Van As. Hereinafter cited as Drakenstein I Baptisms.
  8. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  9. [S33] C.C. de Villiers & C. Pama, Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families I A-K (Cape Town / Amsterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1966), p. 133. Hereinafter cited as Geslagregisters van ou Kaapse Families I A-K.
  10. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Anno 1718
    Den 23ste Dito [January]; Johannis, soon van johannis Karst en Catrijn Van As. Getuijgen De Ouders Selfs.
  11. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Anno 1720
    Den 14de Jann; Nikolaas, zoon van jan Karst en Cathryn Van Den As. Getuijgen Nikolaas Goskelius en Susanna Maghdalena [Rooye].
  12. [S408] Baptism Register, Drakenstein I Baptisms, Anno 1722
    Den 18de Dito October; Louies, zoon van jan Karste en Catrina Van As. Getuijgen de Ouders Selfs.

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