Claas(Claus) Vechtman (1635 - 1708) MP

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German Personlia at the Cape 1652 -1802 - Dr J Hoge

Claus Vechtmann from Meran in Tyrol. Burger and woodcutter(1667). Sentenced (1667) to do 3 years' hard labour for stabbing a man during a brawl. (C J 125:83) Married 10.5.1670 Beeltjie Frederiks of Amsterdam. One son Claas. (Monsterrollen Vrye Lieden of 1667;CH 1123 p 6; Will 1.52) His son was a smith at Stellenbosch. Adam Tas (p 22) calls him "De kreuele Vulkaan.

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