Johan Freidrich August Klee (c.1830 - c.1906)

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Nicknames: "August Klee"
Birthplace: Schwabenland, Germany
Death: Died in Dordrecht, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Managed by: Schalk Klee
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Immediate Family

    • Ernestine Carolina
    • Fritz Wilhelm
    • George August
    • Frantz
    • Elizabeth
    • Mary Magdalena
    • Frederika

About Johan Freidrich August Klee

Surname per Enlistment papers KLEE First name per enlistment papers August TNA WO REF WO/15/014 Surnames per paylists and other sources KLEE First Names per various sources August (Johann Friedrich August) Age at Enlistment 25 Age months

Height ft 5 Height Inches 4 Complexion


Hair blonde Distinctive mark or scar

Occupation on enlistment miller Origin at Enlistment Merseberg Country of origin Prussia Next of kin [not stated] First recorded rank Corporal Original Regiment 5th Light Original Regiment Ref Number 200 Final Reg 2nd Reg New Regiment Number 200 Enlistment date 1856/01/16 Date of Discharge 1861/03/31 Reason for Discharge Regiment Disbanded Discharge Comments promoted to Sergeant 1 Sep 1857 PRO Ref WO/15/099/3473 PL 1856-10-14

PL Nov 1856 - Feb 1857 1856/11/10-1857/02/28 disembarked 16 Jan 1857 PL 1857 March 1857/03/01-03/31 PL 1857 April - June 1857/04/01-06/30 PL 1857 Jul - Sep 1857/07/01-09/30 PL 1857 Oct-Dec 1857/10/01-12/31 PL 1858 Jan - March 1858/01/01-03/31 PL 1858 April - June

PL 1858 Jul - Sep

PL 1858 Oct - Dec 1858/10/1-12/31 PL 1859 Jan-Mar

PL 1859 Apr-Jun 1859/04/01-06/30 PL 1859 Jul - Sep

PL 1859 Oct-Dec

PL 1860 Jan - Mar 1860/01/01-03/31 PL 1860 Apr Jun

PL 1860 Jul Sep 1860/07/01-09/30 From 2nd Reg 1 Sept PL 1860 Oct Dec 1860/10/01-12/31 PL 1861 Jan Mar 1861/01/01-03/31 PL 1861 Apr June

PL 1861 Jul Sep Final

Place originally settled Hanover Place of abode at time of Naturalisation/ Place settled Hanover Year of arrival SA 1857/01/16 spouse's Surname PFITZER Spouse's first name Ernestine Carolina * cir 1840 (died 1900) Date of marriage

Place of Marriage


Item 4006 Film Number 1295028 Title Naturalisations - 1865 - 1866 Other Sources

Source - Malherbe

SAG Volumes

Unigue onboard ref number 1303 On board Paylist picture number DSC06256 Source Code NAT GG 601 Date of Naturalisation 1865/12/09 List of Settlers

Date of Birth

Place of Birth/Origin

Child 1 August Child 2 Fritz Child 3 Frantz Child 4 Louise Eleanora +cir 1914 Cape X Carl KRIEKELEIN Child 5 Elizabeth X Frans OPPERMANN Child 6 Magdalena X Sam DANIELS Child 7 Frederika X Carl JAHNS Child 8

Source of Birth/family

Ship arrived on Sultana Occupation

Researchers NAAIRS REF naairs: Death Notice: Johann Freidrich August KLEE CAPE: MOOC 6/9/1442 1845 (1919)

Estimated year of birth 1830


Information from the book 'Deutsche Wanderung nach Südafrika im 19. Jahrhundert' by Werner Schmidt-Pretoria KLEE: established member of the German Crimean Legion, chairman of Hanover (Kaffraria) 'Agricultural Society'; 212

The Argus Annual and South African Directory 1890 List of Germans Naturalized in British Kaffraria in the Year 1865-66 Klee, August

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Johan Freidrich August Klee's Timeline

Schwabenland, Germany
November 24, 1864
Age 34
Age 76
Dordrecht, Eastern Cape, South Africa