Johann Heinrich Herbst, SV/PROG 4 (b. - 1820) MP

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Nicknames: "Jan Hendrik Herbst"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Neukirchen, Ziegenhain, Hessen, Deutschland
Death: Died in South Africa
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About Johann Heinrich Herbst, SV/PROG 4

Name: Johann Heinrich Herbst

Variations of the name: Herfst, Herbest, Herbster, Erbst

Origin of the name: The Herbst surname is derived from the German word “Herbst”, meaning autumn. It has been suggested that the surname may have originally been used by people whose main work occurred during the fall harvest. For example, Herbster, most likely meant “grape harvester.” First found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. Early records include a Marquart Herbst, in Würzburg in 1220.

Birth date: Unknown

Birth Place: Neukirchen, Germany

Arrival in South Africa: 1767

Date of Death: 23 April 1820

Place of Death: Paarl, South Africa

Parents: Marthinus Herbst

Marriage: Maria Buitendag (widow of Johannes Pietersen)

Date: 29.11.1789

Place: Unknown

Children:

b1 Carel Marten = 12.9.1790

b2 Johan Hendrik = 29.7.1792

b3 Johanna Catharina = 12.10.1794

b4 Catharina Maria = 3.12.1797

b5 Hendrik Jeremias = 29.12.1799

b6 Stephanus Frederik Johannes = 4.7.1802)

b7 Elizabeth Cornelia Martha = 21.7.1805

Occupation & Career: Arrived in South Africa 1767 as soldier. On 7.10.1767 loaned as carpenter to the miller JohannHeinrich Herbst (q.v.) and rel. from service.

Johann Heinrich Herbst v. Neukirchen. dist. Ziegenhain (Martin-sn) a. 1767 as soldaat † Paarl 23.4.1820 (82.3.-), tree in diens v. Johann Heinrich Herbst, bakker en meulenaar aan die Kaap x 29.11.1789 Maria BUITENDAG wed. v. Johannes Pietersen

b1 Carel Marten = 12.9.1790

b2 Johan Hendrik = 29.7.1792 † Paarl 15.2.1840, smous x Paarl 2.1.1819 Elizabeth Johanna VAN NIEROP (Petrus Johannes-dg)

b3 Johanna Catharina = 12.10.1794 x Stellenbosch 4.10.1812 Hendrik GREEFF

b4 Catharina Maria = 3.12.1797 x Paarl 5.6.1819 George Stephanus HAUPTFLEISCH

b5 Hendrik Jeremias = 29.12.1799

b6 Stephanus Frederik Johannes = 4.7.1802 x Paarl 5.7.1834 Catharina Johanna Margaretha BOSCH * c. 1814 (Johannes-dg)

b7 Elizabeth Cornelia Martha = 21.7.1805