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Ernst Philip Kapp, SV/PROG

Also Known As: "Kap", "Ernest", "Ernst"
Birthplace: Seebach, Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland
Death: Died in Cape Province, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Husband of Christina Niemand, b1c6 SM and Maria Gerharda van Dyk, SM-SV/PROG 1-b1c3d2
Father of Michiel Hendrik Kapp, b1; Catharina Maria Mey, b2; Anna Barbara Kap, SM-b3 and Ernst Phillip Kapp, b4

Occupation: Wagon Builder, Died young
Managed by: Erin Spiceland
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About Ernst Philip Kapp, SV/PROG

The KAPP name is rather unusual here but it is possible that not all the KAPPs in SA are from one progenitor-Ernst Philip KAP/KAPP from Seebach, Germany arrived 10-11-1749 as a soldier on the ship "Krabbendijke" (this would have been with the Dutch East India Company-VOC). Left the VOC service on 7-1-1755 and became a wagon-maker. Married 25 Mar 1764 Gerharda Maria van Dyk. He died in 1774 and she married again 5 Nov 1775 Johann Jacob Jarling.


KAP ERNST PHILIPP (S). - Seebach. Arr. 1749 as so., wagon-maker 1750, b. 1755. ~ 22.3.1764 Gerra Maria v. Dyk. 4 children. + 8.10.1774. (GMR 1750-54; Rq. 1755: 1; G.R. nr. 442; Test. O.C. 21:28; Test. CJ 1097:45.)

- 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)


SAG - Heese en Lombard

Ernst Philip a. van Seebach, Duitsland 1749 as soldaat op die "Krabbendyk", burger in 1755, wamaker.

x 25/3/1764 Gerharda Maria van Dyk

Source: Dutch East India Company records, available from the National Archives of the Netherlands, at:

Gegevens van Ernst Philip Kap uit Leebagh Datum indiensttreding: 19-06-1749 Datum uit dienst: 07-01-1755 Functie bij indiensttreding: Soldaat Reden uit dienst: Vrijburger

Uitgevaren met het schip: Krabbendijke Waar uit dienst: Kaap de Goede Hoop Maandbrief: Nee Schuldbrief: Ja

Opmerkingen: 1774 overleden

Gegevens van de vaart Schip: Krabbendijke Vertrek: 19-06-1749 Kamer: Amsterdam Kaap: 10-11-1749 03-12-1749 Inventarisnummer: 6241 Folio: 254 Aankomst: 07-03-1750 Batavia DAS- en reisnr.: 3456.4

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Ernst Philip Kapp, SV/PROG's Timeline

Seebach, Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland
March 22, 1758
Age 33
NGK Stellenbosch
Age 38
March 25, 1764
Age 39
Stellenbosch, Kaap, Suid Afrika
Age 42
Kaap de Goede Hoop, Suid-Afrika
Age 44
Overberg DC, Overberg DC, Western Cape, South Africa
May 24, 1772
Age 47
October 18, 1774
Age 49
Cape Province, South Africa