Johann Gottfried Mocke, SV/PROG (1769 - 1808) MP

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Birthplace: Dommitzsch, Sachen, Preussen, Germany
Death: Died in Cape, South Africa
Managed by: Judith Susanna Hendrika 5 Marais, b2c1d6e5f2g7h7i12j2
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About Johann Gottfried Mocke, SV/PROG

He arrived at the Cape, South Africa in 1763 as a soldier. He practiced as a mason. In 1770 he become a citizen of the Cape of Good Hope and a master mason. He started a wool mill called "Die Nuwwe Molen" that still stands today in Cape Town.

http://www.safrika.org/Names/PersonaliaEgs.html#MOCKE1:

MOCKE, Johann Gottfried (S). - Dommitzsch. Son of the saddler Johann Gottfried Mocke or Mucke and Maria Sophie Strauch. *26.7.1739. Arr. 1763 as so., mason till 1770, b. 1770, in 1806 mentioned as master mason at Cape Town. ~20.1.1771 Sophie Plagmann, d. of Friedrich Simon Plagmann (q.v.). 10 children; two sons, bapt. in the Lutheran Church, Jacob Johannes (1788) and Carl Christian (1790), not mentioned in G.R. +after 1807. (GMR 1763-70; Rq. 1768-70:141; Rq. 1806:1; G.R. nr. 622; Test. CJ 1097:42; Test. O.C. 55:27.) In GMR 1786-89 a Johann Gottfried Mocke from Halle is mentioned among the masons working at the New Hospital, probably a relative of J.G. Mocke of Dommitzsch.

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Johann Gottfried Mocke, SV/PROG's Timeline

1769
July 26, 1769
Dommitzsch, Sachen, Preussen, Germany
1771
January 20, 1771
Age 1
Kaap, Suid Afrika
1774
September 11, 1774
Age 5
Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1776
1776
Age 6
Kaap, Suid Afrika
1778
1778
Age 8
Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1780
1780
Age 10
Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1781
October 14, 1781
Age 12
Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1783
1783
Age 13
Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1783
Age 13
Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1788
February 29, 1788
Age 18
Cape, South Africa