Johannes Bockelberg1

M, #8968, b. 1668, d. 1709

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NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732NGK Stellenbosch Baptisms 1688-1732
Last Edited05/11/2012
Birth*Johannes Bockelberg was born in 1668 in Kolberg, Pomerania, Germany.2
Marriage*He married Magdalena Zaaijman, daughter of Daniel Zaaijman and Pieternella Meerhof, circa 1697 Mauritius.3
Marriage*He married Johanna van den Bosch, daughter of Johannes van den Bosch and Cornelia Helm, on 12 October 1705 de Caep de Goede Hoop.2
Death*He died in 1709 de Caep de Goede Hoop.4

Family 1

Magdalena Zaaijman b. 1684, d. 6 Nov 1704

Family 2

Johanna van den Bosch b. b 11 Jun 1690
Names in the record, in publications, etc.Between 5 December 1706 and 15 October 1709, the name of Johannes was written in the record as Joannes Bockelenberg.5
Baptisms - WitnessJohannes Bockelberg and Johanna van den Bosch witnessed the baptism of Kornelia van Emmenes on 5 December 1706 Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk, Stellenbosch, de Caep de Goede Hoop.6


  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. 37; BOCKELBERG, JOHANNES. Hereinafter cited as Personalia.
  2. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia, p. 37.
  3. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia, p. 37: In 1697 he was sent as chief-surgeon to Mauritius and commissioned to establish a sugar refinery. About the same time he was married to Magdalena Zaayman, d. of Daniel Zaayman and Petronella Meerhof, d. of Peter M. of Copenhagen and Eva of the C.
  4. [S204] Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia, p. 37: ...and died 1709.
  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, Kornelia, de vader albert van Immenes, moeder Trijntie van den Bos, getùygen Joannes Bockelenberg en Jannetie van den Bos, d' 5e xbr 1706.
    Joanna, de vader Joannes Bockelenberg, de moeder Jannetie van den Bos, getùygen Wessel Pretoriùs en Aaltie Elbers, den 15 Octob' 1709.. Hereinafter cited as Palmkronieke I Baptisms.
  6. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms, Kornelia, de vader albert van Immenes, moeder Trijntie van den Bos, getùygen Joannes Bockelenberg en Jannetie van den Bos, d' 5e xbr 1706.
  7. [S377] Webpage South Africa's Stamouers ( "Hy trou 4 September 1712 met Pieternella Bockelenberg, dogter van Johannes Bockelenberg en Magdalena Zaayman."
  8. [S325] Baptism Register, Palmkronieke I Baptisms.

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