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Jacob Kruger, SV/PROG 3

Also Known As: "Cruger", "Kruger", "Johannes"
Birthplace: Sadenbeck, Prignitz, Brandenburgland, Germany
Death: Died in Stellenbosch, Breede River DC, Western Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Franz Kruger and Elisabeth Hartwigs
Husband of Neeltjie Andriesz and Johanna Kemp, b1 SM
Father of Jacob Kruger, b1; Jacob Kruger, b2; Frans Kruger, b3; Cecilia Kruger, b4 SM; Johannes Kruger, b5 and 4 others
Brother of Ann Maria Kruger, A1; Margareta Krüger, A2; Hinrich Krüger, A4; Jochim Krüger, A5; Peter Krüger and 2 others

Occupation: Soldier, kom in 1714 in Kaap aan, Mercenary for VOC (Dutch Indian Co), a.1713 Soldier. Burgher 11.1.1718. Farmer in Sandveld, farmer, Farmer
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About Jacob Kruger, SV/PROG 3




Children have been numbered according to this information and in accordance with SAG Volume 4

Jacob KRUGER is op 28 Julie 1690 in Sandenbeck gebore. Sy vader was Frantz Kröger en sy moeder Elisabeth Pemöller. Hy kom as 'n soldaat op die skip Middelwout na die Kaap. Hy trou in Kaapstad op 1 Mei 1718 met Jannetje KEMP.

Hulle gaan boer in die Sandveld. President Paul Kruger is 'n afstammeling van hulle.


b1 Jacob gedoop Kaapstad 13 Okt 1716 (Jonk oorlede en dieselfde naam word aan die volgende kind gegee).

b2 Jacob gedoop 17 Jul 1718, X 25 Okt 1739 Christina Strang

b3 Frans gedoop Kaapstad 20 Aug 1719, X 1 Maart 1744 Judith Coetzee, XX 29 Okt 1752 Maria Putter, XXX Magdalena Catharina Erasmus

b4 Cecilia gedoop 26 Jan 1721, X 21 Aug 1738 Hendrik Pieter Hesse

b5 Johannes gedoop 13 Des 1722, X 9 Nov 1746 Petronella Smit

b6 Elizabeth gedoop 19 Feb [Des] 1723, X 13 Mei 1742 Michiel Bester

b7 Hendrik gedoop 8 Apr 1725, X Kaapstad 5 Mei 1748 Francina Cloete

b8 Pieter Ernst gedoop 18 Aug 1726, X 27 Des 1747 Zacharya Putter

b9 Catharina gedoop 1 Aug 1728 (jonk oorlede)

Verwysings: Föorst/Lombard, Frantz Krüger (Kröger), Die stamvader van die Kruger-Familie in SA", Familia XX, 1983, no 4/ Heese en Lombard

Note: Where does the Pemoller reference come from. Cannot find anything but Hartwig as surname for Frans' wife.

  • Birth Date 7/28/1690
  • Death Date 10/29/1749
  • First Name Jacob
  • Last Name Kruger
  • Suffix SV/PROG
  • Gender Male
  • Birth Location Sadenbeck, Prignitz, Brandenburgland, Germany
  • Death Location Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
    • Birth Date 7/27/1690
    • Baptism Date 8/1/1690
    • First Name Jacob
    • Last Name Krüger
    • Suffix SV/PROG
    • Gender Male
    • Birth Location Sadenbeck, Prignitz, Brandenburgland, Germany
    • Death Location Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa

Arriveer in 1714 in die Kaap as soldaat op die skip Middelwout. Aangesien Jacob sy een hand verloor het kan hy nie verder soldaat wees in diens van die VOC nie. Op 26 April 1717 word hy boukneg( Plaashulp) by Ernst Mosterd. Op 11 November 1718 word hy 'n burger en later 'n boer in die Sandveld.


­KRUGER Jacob Krüger of Cruger v. Sadenbeck i.d. Priegnitz, naby Berlyn, ­28.7.1690, s.v. Franz Krüger, †1710 en Elisabeth Hartwig, †1747. Aank. 1713 a.b. skip “Middelwout”, 1714-1719 boukneg. Burger 11.1.1718, later boer i.d. Sandveld. †29.10.1749. x 1.5.1718 Johanna of Jannetje Kemp, ­Aug. 1696, †27.10.1778.

GR - C C de Villiers. Vol 2 bygewerk deur Cor Pama


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SAG Jacob Kruger * Sandenbeck by Prignitz, naby Berlyn 28.7.1690 = 1.8.1690 s.v. Frantz Kröger (Krüger) en Elisabeth Pemöller † 24.12.1747. (Vir verdere gegewens oor o.a. die broers en susters v. Jacob Kruger sien Familia 1983 no. 4). Jacob a. 1713 as soldaat op die Middelwout, kneg by Willem ten Damme en Ernst Mostert, burger 11.1.1718, word lidmaat NG Kerk, Kaapstad 13.2.1716, boer in Sandveld † 29.10.1749 x Kaapstad 1.5.1718 Jannetje KEMP (moontlik d.v. Nikolaas Kemp en Cecilia Swerisse) * c. 1691 † 27.10.1778

KRüGER JACOB. - Sadenbeck in the Priegnitz. * 28.7.1690 (according to E. Moritz), son of Franz K. and Elisabeth Hartwigs. Arr. 1714 as so., loaned as farmhand to Willem ten Damme 1714-17, to Ernst Mostert 1717; b. 11.1.1718. In his request for burgher rights, he mentioned that he had lost a hand by an accident. ~ 1.5.1718 Johanna Kemp, * 1691, confirmed in the church of Cape Town on 13.2.1716, witness being Beatrice of Couchin, who was also godmother of Kr.'s first son, Jacob, bapt. 17.7.1718. 8 children. + 29.10.1749. Johanna Kemp died about 1780. (CJ 1127: 106; CJ 1129: 181; Rq. 1718: 152; Test. O.C. 7:66; Bdlr. 11: 13; G.R. nr. 505.) Note: Johanna Kemp is perhaps identical with Johanna Kemp, d. of Nikolaas Kemp and Cecilia Swerisse, mentioned as a minor in Bdlr. 1: 38 of 31.12.1713.

- 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)

Gegevens van Jacob Krijger uit Berlijn Datum indiensttreding: 14-10-1713 Datum uit dienst: 08-31-1714 Functie bij indiensttreding: Soldaat Reden uit dienst: Laatste vermelding Uitgevaren met het schip: Middelwoud Waar uit dienst: Kaap de Goede Hoop Maandbrief: Nee Schuldbrief: Ja

Gegevens van de vaart Schip: Middelwoud Vertrek: 14-10-1713 Kamer: Zeeland Kaap: 29-01-1714 22-02-1714 Inventarisnummer: 12754 Folio: 128 Aankomst: 01-05-1714 Batavia DAS- en reisnr.: 2200.1

- http://vocopvarenden.nationaalarchief.nl/detail.aspx?ID=151709


Vir verdere gegewens oor .o.a. die broers en susters van Jaco Kruger sien Hamilia 1983 no. 4

Jacob a. 1713 as soldaat op die "Middelwout", kneg by Willem ten Damme en Ernst Mostert, burger 11.1.1718, word limaat van die NG Kerk, Kaapstad.

13.2.1716, boer hy in die Sandveld, † 29.10.1749

The following information is from Kaapse geslag registers. Kruger / Cruger.

Jacob is from Sandenbeck, at Prignitz, close to Berlin in Germany . Born 27/07/1690 and baptised 01/08/ 1690. S.O. Frantz Kruger, and Elizabeth Premuller. He is the father of Kruger / Cruwer family in South Africa. His brothers and sisters are in Famalia 1930 no 4. Jacob was a soldier 1713 at Middelwout, a worker at Willem ten Damme and Ernst Mostert. Becomes a citizen 11/01/1718, and hereafter a member of the NG Kerk, Cape town 01/05/1718. Hereafter a farmer in Sandveld. He passed away 29/10/1749. His wife, whom he married in 01/05/1718 Jannetjie Kemp, is possibly a daughter of Nicolaas Kemp, and Cecilia Swerisse, born 1691, died 27 October 1778.

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Jacob Kruger, SV/PROG 3's Timeline

July 28, 1690
Sadenbeck, Prignitz, Brandenburgland, Germany
August 1, 1690
August 29, 1690
Age 22
from Berlin to South Africa
October 13, 1716
Age 26
January 11, 1718
Age 27
Self employed
May 1, 1718
Age 27
Cape Town, Cape, South Africa
July 7, 1718
Age 27
Sandveld, Suid Afrika, Kaap
August 20, 1719
Age 29
Cape Town, WC, South Africa
January 26, 1721
Age 30
Cape Town, Cape, South Africa