Johann Georg Sieberhagen

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SIEBERHAGEN JOHANN GEORG. born in Reichensachsen, Germany.
Wagon-driver since 1788, in 1792 released from service and loaned as farmhand.
Repatriated and married in Germany and returned to the Cape. In 1805 mentioned as employed by Leopold Heuser. (q.v.) on the latter’s sheep-farm in the Roggeveld, together with his capable wife,Anna Juliana SCHREIBER of whom the “Commissie van Veeteelt and Landbouw” said in their report (Theal, “Belangrijke Historische Dokumenten,” Deel III, p. 327):
“Met genoegen lette de Commissie hier op de arbeidzaamheid en iever van deze vrouw. Behalven het proper soigneeren haarer kleine kinderen, hield zij zich tegelijkertijd altoos bezig met bij haar uitgespannen wagen saijed te spinnen uit de wol, die afkomstig van de in de Carro zich bevindende Spaansche Schaapen van den Heer Huizer, door haar was medegebracht. Zij had bij zig eene kist vol gepakt met onderscheidene strengen, door haar slegts geduurende de reize vervaardigd. Men liet dit eenige landlieden opmerken, die aldaar mede uitgespannen waren.”
In 1811 Sieberhagen is mentioned as resident in the district of Stellenbosch, in 1813 as owner of “Rhenosterfontein” in the district of Swellendam, later he lived at “Tafelberg” in the Beaufort West district.
He died 1827,and his widow on 3.7.1856 on “Klipkraal” in the Nieuwveld in the Beaufort West district. Sieberhagen was married to Anna Juliana Schreiber of Reichensachsen, d.of Caspar Schreiber and Anna Tetscoor (i.e. Textor ?).
Children: Johann Georg (1800 in Germany),
Anna Margaretha, Carolina Johanna Maria, Sara Juliana, Hendrik Reinhard, Willem Fredrik,
Maria Elisabeth (
20.8.1813, according to Bapt. Reg. of Swellendam under 19.9.1813).
GMR 1788-89; CJ 1250; C 206, p. 150; Test. O.C. 103: 111; Death Notice 3903 and Wills, vol. 4: 31 in Master’s Office.) One daughter not mentioned on his death notice. She musthave died before 1827

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1927

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