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Johann Georg Boy, SV/PROG

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Kay (Paltzig), Silesia, Prussia, Germany
Death: Died in King William's Town, South Africa
Place of Burial: King Williams Town, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Husband of Johanna Karoline Boy, SM/PROG
Father of Johann August Boy; Wilhelm Johann Friedrich Boy; Karl Heinrich Johann Boy; Gottlieb Johann Boy; Herman Karl Boy and 4 others

Occupation: Farmer
Managed by: Renee Gloria Bradshaw
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About Johann Georg Boy, SV/PROG

Arrived on the La Rochelle ship which left Hamburg, Germany 31st May 1858 and arrived in East London 28th August 1858. He and his wife plus children survived the journey.

He was 34 years old on board.He earned 65 pds for farming.

Death Notice 6/9/185 No 3655, signed by TB Boy daughter with the x mark nof wife Johanna Karoline

Birthplace Kay, Silesia, Germany

Will MOOC 7/1/428 No 82, both of Breidbach div of King Williams Town in the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope.

Died Native Hospital, King Williams Town -------------------- Ship: La Rochelle Left Hamburg 31 May 1858 Arrived East London 28 August 1858 Settlement: Breidbach, Kaffraria

LA ROCHELLE (1855) The Hamburg ship LA ROCHELLE was built at Reiherstieg by the Hamburg firm of Joh. C. Godeffroy, for their own account; Bielbrief (certificate of registry) 21 May 1855. She was named after the French city from which the Huguenot Godeffroy family had fled to Berlin before settling in Hamburg in 1737. 350 Commerzlasten / 738 net register tons; 52,44 x 9,22 x 6,35 meters (length x beam x depth of hold).

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Johann Georg Boy, SV/PROG's Timeline

1824
February 5, 1824
Germany
1848
1848
Age 23
Kay Silicia, Brandenburg, Germany
1850
March 8, 1850
Age 26
Entschlafen, Silisia, Germany

He was 8 years old on the ship La Rochelle that came from Hamburg, Germany with his parents and other brothers.

1851
1851
Age 26
Kay Silicia, Brandenburg, Germany
1854
1854
Age 29
Kay Silesia, Brandenburg, Germany
1856
1856
Age 31
Kay Silicia, Brandenburg, Germany
1858
May 31, 1858
- August 28, 1858
Age 34
Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Passenger manifest of the 'La Rochelle'

Left Hamburg on 31 May 1858;

Arrived at East London in what was then Kaffraria on 28 August 1858;

23 deaths (mainly children) during the voyage.

Ship's captain: Captain Johannes Meyer

Ship's doctor: Dr Wilhelm Krzincziessa (35), Kreuzberg, Prussia.

1865
February 25, 1865
Age 41
Breidbach, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1868
September 8, 1868
Age 44
Breidbach, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1879
November 8, 1879
Age 55
Breidbach, Eastern Cape, South Africa