George Heinrich Behr, SV/PROG 2 (c.1756 - 1814) MP

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Nicknames: "Bahr"
Birthplace: Brunsshweig, Brunswick, Duitsland
Death: Died in Suid Afrika, Kaap
Managed by: Charlene Irene Viljoen
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About George Heinrich Behr, SV/PROG 2

BEHR GEORG HEINRICH (S Bähr in CJ 1251: 53). Brunswick. * 1756, arr. 1780 as so., rel. from serv. 1791, a shoemaker. ~ 20.1.1788 Jacoba Wepener, d. of Joachim Ernst Wepener (q.v.). 7 children. (C 220, pp. 597 ff. nr. 45; CJ 201, p. 232; CJ 1251:53; Test. O.C. 67:54; G.R. nr. 241.)

- 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)

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1756 Brunswick, Germany.

Arrived 1780 as soldier, released from service 1791, a shoemaker.

X 20.1.1788 Jacoba Wepener, d. o. Joachim Ernst Wepener (PROG).

7 children.

 

BEHR GEORG HEINRICH (Signed his name as Bähr in CJ 1251: 53).

C 220, pp. 597 ff. nr. 45;

CJ 201, p. 232;

CJ 1251:53;

Test. O.C. 67:54;

G.R. nr. 241.

a1 Georg(e) Hendrik (Heinrich) Behr of Bahr, van Brunswyk, gebore: 1756, aankoms: 1780, soldaat. Verlaat die diens in 1791 as skoenmaker. getroud: 20 Jan 1788 Jacoba Wepener, dogter van: Joachim Ernst W. -------------------- Hy was die stamvader van die Behrs van Suid-Afrika en is gebore as GEORGE HEINRICH BÄHR. Hy was van Bruynswyk (Duitsland) en kom in 1780 in die Kaap aan as matroos, later soldaat in diens van die HOIK. Aan die Kaap word sy naam verander na Georg Hendrik Behr. Verlaat die diens in 1791 en vestig hom as skoenmaker. Trou op 20 Januarie 1788 met Jacoba Wepener, dogter van Joachim Ernst Wepener. Die egpaar het 7 kinders gehad.

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George Heinrich Behr, SV/PROG 2's Timeline

1756
1756
Brunsshweig, Brunswick, Duitsland
1788
January 20, 1788
Age 32
Suid Afrika, Kaap
1790
April 1790
Age 34
1791
April 1791
Age 35
1793
1793
Age 37
1795
1795
Age 39
1796
September 1796
Age 40
1814
1814
Age 58
Suid Afrika, Kaap
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