Heinrich Thomas

M, #8758, b. circa 1690, d. 30 April 1735

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NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732
Last Edited16/09/2021
Birth*Heinrich Thomas was born circa 1690 in Husum, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.1
Marriage*He married Wilhelmina Pieterse, daughter of Evert Pieters and Susanna Catharina van Ceylon, on 15 January 1719 de Caep de Goede Hoop.2,1
Death*He died on 30 April 1735 Salt River, he was stabbed to death by David Scheffenaer from Amsterdam.3


Wilhelmina Pieterse b. b 7 Jun 1699
Names in the record, in publications, etc.4 May 1721, the name of Heinrich was written in the record as Cornelis Tomesse.4


  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. 425: THOMAS, HEINRICH. - Husum. So., loaned to the Burgher Council of Cape Town 13.3.-31.5.1709, then back in Comp.'s service till 1716, later free smith. ~ (1) 15.1.1719 Wilhelmina Pieters (perhaps d. of Evert Pieters of Purmerend in Holland and Susanna Catharina of Ceylon, bapt. 8.6.1699). Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  2. [S733] VC 621, NGK Marriage Registers 1713-1756 (Cape Town) transcribed by Corney Keller: 1719. 15 Januarij. Hendrik Thomasz van Hoesum, jongm: en Wilhelmina Pietersz., (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. [S872] Notes concerning Various, written by Mansell Upham, 2012-2016 (http://www.facebook.com/FirstFiftyYearsProject/) "Later, his son-in-law Heinrich Thomas, from Husum (Dithmarsh) was stabbed to death (30 April 1735) in Van Helsdingen`s branch tap, "Varietas Delectat", which he managed at the Salt River by David Scheffenaer from Amsterdam."
  4. [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, Hans Hendrik d'Vader Cornelis Tomesse [Heinrich Thomas from Husum], Moeder Willemina Pieterse, getù Evert Pietersz en Sùsanna Catrina 4e May 1721.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.

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