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Bernhard Wilhelm Oppel

Birthdate: (46)
Birthplace: Gaustadt, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
Death: March 4, 1780 (42-50)
Immediate Family:

Husband of Anna Maria Hunder, SM
Father of Bernhardina Wilhelmina Oppel, SM; Bernhard Wilhelm Oppel; Johanna Magdalena Oppel; Johannes Bartholomeus Oppel; Maria Elisabeth Oppel and 1 other

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About Bernhard Wilhelm Oppel

Bernhard Wilhelm OPPEL from Gauerstadt arrived at the Cape in 1754 as a soldier on the ship Luxemburg. He becam a burgher in 1773. He got married in Cape Town on 10 October 1773 to Anna Maria HUNDER, she was the wid of Jan Duval, and the daughter of Hendrik Hunder and Maria Magdalena van de Kaap

OPPEL BERNHARD WILHELM. — Gauerstadt. Arr. 1754 as so., b. 1773. 10.10.1773 Anna Maria Hunder, wid. Jan du Val of Dunkirk, illeg. d. of Hendrik Hunder and Maria Magdalena of the C. (bapt. 23.3.1755). 5 children. + 4.3.1780. (GMR 1754-72; Rq. 1773: 49; G.R. nr. 684; Inv. O.C. 17: 62.)

- 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)

Inventaris van alle zodanige goederen als ab intestato metter dood zijn ontruijmd ende nagelaten door den burger Bernhard Willem Oppel, ten voordeele van desselfs overgeblevene weduwe Anna Maria Huner ter eenree, mitsgaders hunne bij den anderen in huwelijk geprocreeerde drie minderjarige kinderen, met namen

  • Bernhardina Wilhelmina, en zijnde tweelingen, ieder oud 8 jaren
  • Bernhard Wilhelm Oppel en
  • Johanna Magdalena Oppel, oud 5 jaren ter andere zijde


Aldus geinventariseert ten huijse voorm: aan Cabo de Goede Hoop den 11 Maart 1780.

Voor het inventariseeren: J:s G:s Blanckenberg, J:L: Waldpot
Voor den opgaaf: Anna Maria Hunder weduwe Oppel

- Inventories of the Orphan Chamber Cape Town Archives Repository, South Africa Reference no.: MOOC8/17.62 on

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Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
October 17, 1773
Age 39
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March 4, 1780
Age 46