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Claus Claaszen (Clauszen), SV/PROG 4

Also Known As: "Claaszen", "Claasen", "Claassen", "Claassens", "Clauszen", "Claussen", "Clausen", "Claas Claassen"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Delve, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Death: Died in Gouritzrivier, Cape Province, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Claus Clauszen and Marlene NN
Husband of Aletta Alida Knoetzen, b6 SM
Father of Anna Margaretha Claasen, b1 SM; Nicolaas Claassen, SV4-b2; Maria Magdalena Claassen, b3 SM; Cornelis Claasen, b4; Aletta Claasen, b5 SM and 1 other

Occupation: Soldier/Farmer/Burger
Managed by: Private User
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About Claus Claaszen, SV/PROG 4

http://www.geni.com/threads/6000000019508679612

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Alternative spelling of names:

First name: Claas(z) Claus Clausz

Surname: Claazen Claaszn Claaszen, Claassen

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http://vocopvarenden.nationaalarchief.nl/detail.aspx?ID=612322:

Gegevens van Claas Claasz: uit Delve

  • Datum indiensttreding: 21-07-1720
  • Datum uit dienst: 17-01-1767
  • Functie bij indiensttreding: Matroos
  • Reden uit dienst: Overleden
  • Uitgevaren met het schip: Bleijenburg
  • Waar uit dienst: Azie
  • Maandbrief: Nee
  • Schuldbrief: Ja

Gegevens van de vaart

  • Schip: Bleijenburg Vertrek: 21-07-1720
  • Kamer: Amsterdam Kaap: 23-11-1720

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See attached inventory dated 13 Feb 1767

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Volgens die Claassen boek, bl 91,

a1 Claus CLAUSZEN * Bergewohrden +- 1695, ~ Delve, Dithmarschen 07.04.1695, + Gouritsrivier, dist. George 06.1767. Ook bekend as 'Claas Claasz". Ouers was Claus en Marlene Clauszen van Bergewohrden, in die kerklike wyk van Delve, Dithmarschen, tans in Schleswig-Holstein, Noord-Duitsland maar destyds deel van die Koninkryk van Denemarke. Delve le aan die Eiderrivier en was 'n hawedorp. Gedoop deur Pastoor Dethlevi in die Lutherse Marienkirche van Delve op 7 April 1695. (Die kerkie is in 1250 gebou en bestaan vandag nog). Claus tree in diens van die HOIK in Julie 1720 as matroos. Arriveer aan die Kaap in Des 1720 aan boord die skip "Blijenburg". Boerkneg 1722-1734, word 'n burger in 1734. Hy trou in 1735 en vestig op die plaas Hemelrood, Herbertsdale."

Does anyone have or know of this book?

Reference found at http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=ahlersvlerouxh&id=I62064#s2

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Claus, ook bekend as Claas Claasz gaan op 21.7.1720 aanboord van die “Blijenburg” as matroos indiens van die VOC. Op 20.8.1720 ontvang hy sy matroospak na ‘n maandlange opleiding as matroos. Hy arriveer aan die Kaap Desember 1720. Gedurende 1722-1734 is hy ‘n boerkneg nadat hy op 16.2.1722 met Goewerneur Swellengrebel se toestemming bedank. In 1734 verkry hy met waarnemende goewerneur Jan de la Fontainne se magtiging vryburgerstatus. Na sy troue in 1735 vestig hy hom op die plaas “Hemelrood”,Herbertsdale.

Op 21.10.1735 verkry hy die plaas “Elandsrugge” en op 10.5.1752 die plass “Buffelsfontein”. Op 4.8.1764 leen Claus die verlate plaas “Langetouw” (nou genoem “Langfontein”) van Jacobus Visagie Op 27.11.1767, na die dood van Claus, leen Dirk Uwes vir “Buffelsfontein” en op 16.2.1785 gaan die plaas oor aan Jacobus Rademeyer.

Op 6.5.1772 word die agterstallige huurgeld van Claus betaal met geld en velle, vermoedelik deur sy seun, Cornelis.

Clausz is gedoop deur Pastoor Dethlevi in die Lutherse Marienkirche van Delve. Die kerkie is opgerig in 1250 en bestaan vandag nog.

Delve is geleë aan die Eiderivier en was ‘n hawedorp. Die dorp is deel van Ditmarschen, tans in Schleswig-Holstein, Noord Duitsland. Destyds was dit deel van die Koninkryk van Denemarke

Added by Erik Meldal-Johnsen 4th December 2011

Genealogical Notes

  • This record is based on the famiy tree for Martha Jacoba Deetlefs found on WorldVitalRecords.com.
  • The christening date for this forbear is given as 7 April 1695, and he was christened in Delve in the Dithmarschen region in Germany.
  • His occupation is recorded as Farm Labourer (1722-1734) and Burgher (1734).
  • A number of variations on his name are recorded as being possible: Claas/Claus/Clausz and Claazen/Claaz. For the sake of convenience, I've used the name Claus Claazen for this record.

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Kaap Desember 1720 aan boord van Blijenburg as matroos, boerkneg 1722 tot 1734, burger in 1734

Further sources according to: http://claude.boisseau.free.fr/RINKEN/pafc435.htm#62062C1 DEAD LINK

1 - de Wet File.

2- J.A. Heese and R.T.J. Lombard, South African Genealogies Vol 1: A-C, Pretoria, Human Sciences Research Council. 1986, p579.

3 - Rev. Colin Garvie, Garvie Data.

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CLAASEN CLAAS (S Clausz Clauszen and Claasz Claaszen). - Delve in Dithmarschen. Arr. 1720 as so., farmhand 1722-34, b. 1734. ~ 22.5.1735 Aletta Knoetsen (Marr. Reg. of Paarl). 6 children. + 1767 on his farm on the Gourits River. (Rq. 1733-34: 62; CJ 1131:7; CJ 1133: 24; Test. CJ 1076: 37; Inv. O.C. 12: 33; Bdlr. 7: 4; G.R. nr. 77, where his birthplace is given as Delft.)

- 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) -------------------- Arrived in 1720 as a soldier from Delve, Dithmarschen in Germany.

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Claus Claaszen, SV/PROG 4's Timeline

1695
April 1, 1695
Delve, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
April 7, 1695
Dithmarschen, Schleswig-Holstein, Deutschland
April 7, 1695
Delve, Ditmarschen, Germany
1735
May 22, 1735
Age 40
Paarl, WC, South Africa
1739
1739
Age 43
Paarl, Cape, South Africa
1741
January 14, 1741
Age 45
Herbertsdale, South Africa, South Africa
1744
September 27, 1744
Age 49
1747
February 12, 1747
Age 51
Gouitzrivier, South Africa, South Africa
1749
November 2, 1749
Age 54
1751
1751
Age 55
The Netherlands