Nicolaus Roets, SV/PROG (1725 - 1796) MP

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Nicknames: "Ruts", "Nicolaus Ruts", "(Rutz)", "Nikolaus", "Rutz"
Place of Burial: Sneeuberge
Birthplace: Höchstädten, Ebern, Bayern, Deutschland
Death: Died in Graaff-Reinet, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Occupation: Wildjagter, Boukneg
Managed by: Dennis Anthony Burger
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About Nicolaus Roets, SV/PROG

Nicolaus Ruts a. 1750 as soldaat v Hochstädten in Hesse-Darmstadt, jagter in 1750, boerkneg 1751-1754, aangesien hy eers laat ontslag gekry het was hy vanaf 1770 tot 1779 kneg van sy vrou † aan die Sneeuberg 25.7.1796 sv Johann Jurgen Ruts en Elisabeth Barbara Agendeler.

ROETS NIKOLAUS (S Ruts). – Hochstädten in Hesse-Darmstadt. Son of Johann Jürgen R. and Elisabeth Barbara Agendeler. Arr. as so., game-hunter 1750, farmhand 1751-54. ~ 4.3.1759 Jacoba Elisabeth Lübbe (Marr. Reg. of Zwartland). 10 children. From 1770-79 loaned to his wife as farmhand. Remarried 19.11.1794 to Jacoba Alida Weydemann, wid. Johann Gottfried Müller of Rabenstein (q.v.). + 25.7.1796 “aan die Sneeuwberg”. (GMR 1750; CJ 1143: 22 and 72; CJ 1144: 10; CJ 1153a: 83; G.R. nr. 784; Test. O.C. 40: 102.)

- 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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From Hochstädten in Hesse-Darmstadt - Arrived in 1750, hunter, later builders assistant. Also called Rutz

Stam.Vader. Johann Jurgen Roets en Elxabeth Barbara Agendeler. Aank. Soldaat. 1750 wildjagter, later boukneg; Died 25. 7. 1796 aan de Sneeuwberg

Trou 4.3. 1759 Jacoba Elisabeth Lubbe, xx 19. 1. 1794

Children

  • 1 . Gerrit Roets c: 2 Nov 1760
  • 2. Catharina Elizabeth Roets c: 22 Aug 1762
  • 3. Johannes Nicolaas Roets c: 30 Sep 1764
  • 4. Barbara Maria Roets c: 11 Oct 1767 in Swartland
  • 5. Hendrik Adriaan Roets c: 23 Feb 1769
  • 6. Elizabeth Johanna Roets c: 3 Mar 1771
  • 7. Johan Jurgen Roets c: 4 Feb 1773
  • 8. Nicolaas Jacobus Roets c: 24 Nov 1776 in Tulbach
  • 9. Elizabeth Catharina Roets c: 3 Apr 1779
  • 10. Cornelia Louisa Roets c: 25 Feb 1781
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Nicolaus Roets, SV/PROG's Timeline

1725
1725
Ebern, Bayern, Deutschland
1750
1750
Age 25
Hochstadten, Hesse Darmstadt
1759
March 4, 1759
Age 34
Tulbagh, Brede River DC, Western Cape, South Africa
1760
November 2, 1760
Age 35
November 2, 1760
Age 35
Cape, South Africa
1762
1762
Age 37
1762
Age 37
Cape, South Africa
1764
September 30, 1764
Age 39
1764
Age 39
Cape, South Africa
1766
November 25, 1766
Age 41
Malmesbury