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Source: The Knobel Family and Relationships, J. B. Knobel, MJB 281.1(6), SA Library His passport reads thus:- “twenty one years of age, height 5ft. 5 zoll (inches) of medium build, light brown (dunkel blond) hair and eyebrows, somewhat long face, straight, somewhat pointed nose, proportioned mouth, round chin. Hanau, 11th September, 1802”.

Franz Helfrich Knobel, “Rath und Director” of the local “Blaufabrik”, and his wife, Maria Barbara, born Claus, had these children: (1) Amalie Elizabeth, born 4 November 1777; (2) Katherina Johanna Henrietta, born 2 July 1779; (3) Johann Balthazar Christian, born 15 February 1781. He gets the first two names from one Godfather , and the third from the other, whose names are mentioned. ... etc.

Johan Balthasar Christian Knobel, who emigrated to Cape Town from Schwarzenfels in Germany to marry the Baroness Maria Theresia Wilhelmina Eleonor von Buchenroder (on the 19th July 1809).

Godfather: Mr. Schlarbaum

Source: Ancestry Library World Tree Project http://awt.ancestrylibrary.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=flakey&id=I65511&ti=5542 ID: I65511 Name: Johann Balthasar Christian Knobel Given Name: Johann Balthasar Christian Surname: Knobel Sex: M Birth: 15 Feb 1781 in Sinntal, Hesse, Germany Death: 20 Feb 1853 in Caledon _UID: C0FDC17CF5484915827D2F3427C4666DB592 Father: Frans Helfrich Knobel b: 1741 in Kassel, Hesse, Germany Mother: Maria Barbara Clausius b: 23 May 1745 Marriage 1 Maria Theresia Eleanora Wilhelmina Von Buchenroeder b: 24 Nov 1786 in Germany Married: 19 Jul 1809 in Kaapstad, SA Change Date: 25 Jul 2012 Children:

Friedrich Knobel b: 23 Apr 1810
Friederike Maria Wilhelmine Knobel b: 15 Jul 1811 in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa c: 11 Aug 1811 in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Amelia Elizabeth Francisca Knobel b: 17 Dec 1812 in Uitenhage, South Africa c: 18 Jul 1814 in George
Augustus Frederik Knobel b: 27 Dec 1814 in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
???? Knobel b: 29 Jan 1817 in Uitenhage, South Africa
Johanna Henrietta Knobel b: 22 Mar 1818 in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, South Africa c: 2 Apr 1818 in Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Wilhelm Friederick Knobel b: 24 Mar 1819 c: 29 Apr 1819 in Uitenhage
Catharina Wilhelmina Knobel b: 6 Sep 1821 in South Africa c: 11 Nov 1821 in Cape Town
Johann Ludwig Knobel b: 13 Sep 1823 in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Johan Carl Knobel b: 14 Sep 1824 in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa c: 14 Nov 1850 in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Henri Knobel b: 9 Jun 1825
Jan Hendrik Knobel b: 6 Sep 1825 c: 6 Nov 1825 in Cape Town, South Africa
Gesini Knobel b: 3 Mar 1827

Source: The Family Register of the South African Nation pp 531: KNOBEL, Baron Johann Balthasar Christian (oorl. 1853), ar. 1803 v. Schwarzen- fels, Hanau, D., tr. 19/7/1809 Maria Therese Wilh. Eleonore von BUCHENRODER (1787-3/3/1827): 6 k. b.1. Amelia Eliz. Franziska (17/12/1812 - 10/3/92). b.2. Augustus Friedrich (27/12/1814 - 17/1/93, tr. Joh. H. HEYNS: 12 k.). b.3. Joh. Henriette (22/3/1818 -1880, tr. Jac. Chris. FAURE: 11 k.). b.4. Cath. Wilhelmine (6/8/1821, tr. 18/2/1845 stamvader ESSELEN: 9 k.). b.5. Joban Ludwig (12/9/1823 - 17/3/90, tr. Clara Magd. Jacoba BEDFORD: 10 k. o.a. dr. J. B., tr. SCHULTZ). b.6. Joh. Carl (14/9/1824 - 3/11/87), tr. J. van REENEN: 4 k. o.a. - Louis (Radio S.A.), - Rocco (16/9/1914), direkteur Nas. parke, tr. 30/5/42 Yvonne Renata AUCAMP: 1 k. eerw. - Johan Balthasar Christian (14/1/1850 - 27/10/1908), tr. E. M. VOS: 4 s., 2 d. o.a. Eliz. Maria, tr. Jan Hulme BENEKE: 4 k. Ulrica (tr. ALHEIT), Sam. Hulme (SWART), Petro. (ds. MOOLMAN), df. Johan (tr. Peggy OOSTHUIZEN). Vgl. Hoge I. 207, Ill. 181. Afstam.: Gid. Jac. (4/8/1903, Amersfoort, s/v ds. W. F.), L.V. Bethlehem, tf. 26/7/31 Esther Pienaar, d/v ds. H. A. ROUX: 3 s., 2 d

Source: Genealogies of old South African Families (Page 1,270): http://ancestry24.com/wp-content/uploads/pages/Genealogies%20of%20old%20South%20African%20Families/page_01270.pdf KNOBEL a1Johann Balthasar Christian Knobel van Schwarzenfels, in Hanau. aankoms: 1803 i.d. gevolg van Baron F. von Buchenroder. Later sekretaris van Uitenhage en goewermentslandmeter; gesterf: 1853, getroud: 19 Jul 1809 Maria Theresia Wilhelmina Eleonora von Buchenröder. b1 August b2 Elisabeth b3 Johan Ludwig b4 Johan Balthasar Christian b5 Johanna Henrietta getroud: Jacob Christiaan Faure b6 Catharina Wilhelmina getroud: 1845 Louis Friedrich Esselen, v.Hofgeismar, sendeling Berlynse Sending-Genootskap

Source: German Personalia at the Cape (Page 191) http://ancestry24.com/wp-content/uploads/pages/German%20Personalia%20at%20the%20Cape/page_00191.pdf KNOBEL BARON JOHANN BALTHASAR CHRISTIAN. - ? Arr. 1803 with F. v. Buchenröder (q.v.) ~ 1803 Maria Theresia Wilhelmina Eleonora von Buchenröder. Children: Frederica Maria Wilhelmina, Amalia Elisabeth, August Friedrich, Johanna Henrietta ~ Jacob Christiaan Faure, Catharina Wilhelmina, Louis, Johan Carl. Knobel was secretary of Uitenhage and government surveyor. (Test. O.C. 102: 86 and 116: 10; Theal, Records, VIII and XX.)

Source: Geneagraphie - Families all over the World http://geneagraphie.com/getperson.php?personID=I1377876&tree=1 Johan Balthazar Christiaan Knobel[1] 1781 - 1853 Birth 15 Feb 1781 Schwarzenfels [2] Gender Male Died 20 Feb 1853 Caledon, Kaap, SA Person ID I1377876 Father Frans Helfrich Knobel, b. 1741, d. 27 Jun 1810, Schwarzenfels Mother Maria Barbara Claus, d. 30 Jan 1807 Married 5 Jan 1775 Family Barones Maria Therese Eleonore Weilhelmine von Buchenröder von Buschenrad, b. 24 Nov 1786, d. 3 Mar 1827, Wynberg Married 19 Jul 1809 Kaapstad, SA [3] Children

1. NN Knobel,   b. 23 Apr 1810, Uitenhage ,   d. 6 Jun 1810, Uitenhage 
2. Friederike Maria Wilhelmine Knobel,   b. 15 Jul 1811, Kaapstad, SA ,   d. 15 May 1852
3. Amalia Elisabeth Francisca Knobel,   b. 17 Dec 1812,   d. 10 Mar 1892, Worcester 
4. August Friedrich Knobel,   b. 27 Dec 1814, Kaapstad, SA ,   d. 17 Jan 1893, Burghersdorp 
5. Seun Knobel,   b. 29 Jan 1817, Uitenhage ,   d. 6 Feb 1817, Uitenhage 
6. Johanna Henriëtte Knobel,   b. 22 Mar 1818, Uitenhage ,   d. 16 May 1880, Stellenbosch, Kaap, SA 
7. Wilhelm Friederick Knobel,   b. 24 Mar 1819,   d. 20 Jan 1820
8. Catharina Wilhelmina Knobel,   b. 6 Sep 1821,   d. Aft 1894
9. Johan Ludwig Knobel,   b. 13 Sep 1823, Kaapstad, SA ,   d. 17 Mar 1890, Pretoria, SA 
10. Johan Carl Knobel,   b. 14 Sep 1824, Kaapstad, SA ,   d. 3 Nov 1887, Kaapstad, SA 
11. Jan Hendrik Knobel,   b. 6 Sep 1825,   d. 13 Jan 1826, Kaapstad, SA 
12. Gesina Knobel,   b. 4 Feb 1827
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Baron Johann Balthasar Christian Knobel, SV/PROG's Timeline

1781
February 15, 1781
Hanau, Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
1809
July 10, 1809
Age 28
Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1810
April 23, 1810
Age 29
Uitenhage, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1811
July 15, 1811
Age 30
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1812
December 17, 1812
Age 31
Uitenhage, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1814
December 27, 1814
Age 33
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1817
January 29, 1817
Age 35
Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1818
March 22, 1818
Age 37
Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1819
March 24, 1819
Age 38
Uitenhage, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1821
September 6, 1821
Age 40
Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa