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Johann Conrad Steyn, SV/PROG 4

Also Known As: "Coenraad", "Steen"
Birthplace: v Oberbreidenbach, Germany
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Husband of Susanna Margaretha van de Kaap, SM/PROG
Partner of Dorinda van de Caap
Father of Johan Coenraad Steyn, b1; Anna Elisabeth Steyn, b2; Louisa Cornelia Steyn, b3; Dorothea Catharina Steyn, b4; Johanna Christina Wilhelmina Steyn, b5 and 5 others

Managed by: Chris Steyn
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About Johann Conrad Steyn, SV/PROG 4

New information from Marie Vermeulen Ek het die volgende inligting verkry oor bogenoemde. Van die kinders wat aangedui is as die kinders van Susanna v d Caap glo ek dit is nie reg. Ek het inskrywings gekry waar die kinders se Moeder aangedui word as Dorinda v d Caap almal wys ook as onegt. Hier volg hul name. Johan Coenraad, Anna Elizabeth en Louisa Cornelia hul 3 word saam gedoop in 1783. En dan het ek ook Carel Coenraad Frederik gekry, word gedoop 16 Jun 1789 ook onegt. Ek soek nog na verdere inligting. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

From And SAG 12 p.241

Johann Conrad Steijn arrived at the Cape of Good Hope from Oberbreidenbach, Germany in 1775.

This is all that is known about his career:

Soldier (1775+)

In Governor's body guard (from 1782)

Sergeant in bodyguard (1784)

Sergeant on Robben Island (1793).

Johann Conrad Steijn married Susanna Margaretha of the Cape 1793.01.27. According to JA Heese (Die Herkoms van die Afrikaners) she was a free black woman (C798). "Black" means anything which is non-European. Slaves were imported from several Asian countries, and these people were also called non-European.


Three of the children were baptised on the same day (1783.10.12): Johan Coenraad, Anna Elisabeth, Louisa Cornelia

Johan Coenraad baptised 1783.10.12

Married Petronella Cornelia Scheffer (from Amsterdam) 1800.04.27

Anna Elisabeth baptised 1783.10.12

Louisa Cornelia baptised 1783.10.12

Johanna Christina Wilhelmina baptised 1787.04.06

Carl Coenraad Fredrik baptised 1789.06.14

Georg Fredrik baptised1793.01.27

Petrus Michiel Fredrik baptised 1794.06.01

Petronella Elisabeth Jacoba baptised 1801.05.30

©1999 Jacques Steyn