Hendrik Swellengrebel, b1 (1700 - 1760) MP

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Birthplace: Cape Colony, South Africa
Death: Died in Utrecht, Netherlands
Occupation: Gouverneur van de Kaap voor de VOC van 1738-1751 Raad van Indië
Managed by: Sharon Doubell
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About Hendrik Swellengrebel, b1

Hendrik Swellengrebel (Kaapstad, 29 September 1700 - Utrecht, 1763)

was de eerste VOC-goewerneur van die Kaapkolonie wat plaaslik gebore is. Swellengrebel was die oudste seun van Johanna Cruse (5 Februarie 1682, Kaapstad - 19 Mei 1713, Kaapstad) en Johannes Swellengrebel (geb. 17 Mei 1671, Moskou, Rusland). Hy het twee broers, Hieronimus en Johannes Balthasar, en twee susters, Elisabeth en Johanna Catharina gehad. Hy is op 15 Junie 1727 in die Kaap met Helena Wilhelmina ten Damme getroud. [1] Swellengrebel was goewerneur van 1739 tot 1750. Die dorp Swellendam in die Wes-Kaap is na hom en sy vrou, Helena Wilhelmina ten Damme (1706-1746) vernoem. Swellengrebel en Helena Wilhelmina het drie dogters, Johanna, Helena, en Claudia Constantia (geb. 1739) en 'n seun Ertman Balthasar (geb. 1742), gehad. Tydens die terugreis vanaf die Kaap na Texel hou die twee oudste dogters 'n dagboek wat sover bekend die enigste dagboek van 'n reis tussen die Kaap en Nederland was ten tye van de VOC (1602-1795) wat deur vroue geskryf is en bewaar is gebly het.[2]. In 1750 is hy as goewerneur opgevolg deur Rijk Tulbagh.

Verwysings

  1. ^ Johannes Swellengrebel, Besoek op 1 maart 2007
  2. ^ Instituut voor Nederlandse Geschiedenis

Swellengrebel, Johanna Engela besoek op 28 Februarie 2007

Translation

[Sharon Doubell – translations errors are mine] Hendrik Swellengrebel ( Cape Town , 29 September 1700 - Utrecht , 1763 ) was the first VOC - governor of the Cape Colony born locally. Swellengrebel was the eldest son of Johanna Cruse ( February 5, 1682 , Cape Town, 19 May 1713 , Cape) and John Swellengrebel (b. May 17, 1671 , Moscow , Russia ). He had two brothers, Jerome and John Balthasar, and two sisters, Elisabeth and Johanna Catharina. He was born on 15 June 1727 in the Cape and married Helena Wilhelmina ten Damme. [1] Swellengrebel was governor from 1739 to 1750 . The town of Swellendam in the Western Cape is named for him and his wife, Helena Wilhelmina Damme (1706-1746). Swellengrebel and Helena Wilhelmina had three daughters, Johanna, Helena, and Claudia Constantia (b. 1739) and a son Ertman Balthasar (b. 1742). During the return journey from the Cape to Texel the two oldest daughters kept a diary that is so far the only known diary of a journey between the Cape and the Netherlands at the time of the VOC (1602-1795), written by women that remains preserved [2] . In 1750 he was succeeded as governor by Rijk Tulbagh .

http://af.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hendrik_Swellengrebel

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Marriage to Helena Wilhelmina ten Damme

NGK Cape Town

1727 15e Junij Hendrik Swellengrebel van Cabo de Goede Hoop ondercoopman in dienst der e: comp:e, en pakhuys meester deses gouvernements jongman met Helena Wilhelmina ten Damme van Cabo de Goede Hoop jonge dogter.

on http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/index.php/church-registers/cape-town-marriages-1713-1756/184-cape-town-marriages-1727

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His successor as governor, Rijk Tulbagh, married Hendrik's sister, Elisabeth Swellengrebel.

1725 Augusti 26 s:r Rijk Tulbagh j: m: en juff:r Elizabeth Zwellingrebel j: d: on http://www.eggsa.org/sarecords/index.php/church-registers/cape-town... See Discussion [Sharon March 2013]

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