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Johan Jacob Kritzinger, SV/PROG 1

Birthplace: Besigheim, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death: Died in Suid-Afrika
Immediate Family:

Son of Johann Heinrich Grozinger and Anna Katharina Kirn
Husband of Anna Elizabeth Strydom, SM-b3c2d2 and Hester Ferreira, b12 SM
Father of Pieter Hendrik Kritzinger, a1b1; Matthys Kritzinger, b2; Johan Jacob Kritzinger, b3; Anna Elisabeth van der Wat, b4 and Thomas Ignatius Kritzinger, b5
Brother of Johann Andreas Kritzinger, SV/PROG 2 and Johann Jakob Kritzinger

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About Johan Jacob Kritzinger, SV/PROG 1

Johan(n) Jacob GrÃ(t)zinger arrived in the Cape of Good Hope in 1769, on board the Vreeburg. At the time he was a soldier in the service of the Dutch East India Company.

From the Kritzinger Family Genealogy Page :

From Besigheim, died between 1791 and 1803 probably in Kabeljousrivier, married :

  • (i) Anna Elizabeth Strydom (10.7.1776),
  • (ii) Hester Ferreira (widow of Andries du Preez) on 16.7.1786.


KRITZINGER ANDREAS (S Kretzinger). - Straszburg. Arr. 1776 as so., rel. from serv. and engaged as farmhand by Johann Jacob Kritzinger (q.v.) 28.3.1780. (GMR 1776-79; C 201, p. 197; CJ 1162: 20; Test. O.C. 122: 44-46.)

KRITZINGER JOHANN ANDREAS. - Besigheim. ~ 4.11.1787 Maria Heyns. 10 children (2 sons, Jan Andries and Jan Jacob, not mentioned in G.R.) (G.R. nr. 501; Death Notice 2890 in Master's Office.)

KRITZINGER JOHANN JACOB (S Kretzinger). - Besigheim. Arr. 1769 as so., b. 1776 ~ (1) 10.7.1776 Anna Elisabeth Strydom; (2) 16.7.1786 Hester Ferreira, wid. Andries du Preez. 5 children (one son, Thomas Ignatius, bapt. 1788 in the Lutheran Church, not mentioned in G.R.; his son Johan Jacob was also bapt. in the Lutheran Church, 5.10.1783. (GMR 1769-76; Rq. 1776: 87; G.R. nr. 501; Test. O.C. 42:2.)

- Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia of the Germans at the Cape, 1652-1806, Archives Year Book for South African History (Cape Town: Government Printer, Union of South Africa, 1946)

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Johan Jacob Kritzinger, SV/PROG 1's Timeline

January 18, 1744
Besigheim, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
July 10, 1776
Age 32
South Africa
Age 33
Age 35
Age 38
Swellendam, Overberg DC, Western Cape, South Africa
July 15, 1785
Age 41
Stellenbosch, Brede River DC, Western Cape, South Africa
July 16, 1786
Age 42
Age 43