Dorothea van Bengale, SM/PROG

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Dorothea van Bengale, SM/PROG

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Death: (Date and location unknown)
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Wife of Oltman Ahlers SV/PROG and Johannes Thomas Petersen
Mother of Rachel Ahlers, b1; Johanna Elizabeth Hendriksen, b2; Gesina (Geesje) Christina Ahlers, SM b3; Hendrik Ahlers, b4; Dorothea Ahlers, b5 and 2 others

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About Dorothea van Bengale, SM/PROG

Dorothea of Bengale South African Slave

Baptised as an adult in 1765.

x wife of Oltman Ahlers, married 10 Dec 1780, Cape Town. She was his slave, whom he had emancipated in 1772.

7 children.

  • b1 Rachel Bapt. 29 Nov 1772, X Lutherse Kerk 15 Feb 1789 Hermanus Godfried Onken, XX 14 Dec 1880 Friedrich Munk
  • b2 Johanna Elizabeth Bapt. 17 Dec 1772, X Lutherse Kerk 7 Apr 1794 Jacobus Hendriksen
  • b3 Geesje gedoop 17 Dec 1780, X Lutherse Kerk 20 Jun 1790 Johann Heinrich Wolff, XX Lutherse Kerk 8 Jun 1806 Johann Christian Wiehahn
  • b4 Hendrik Bapt. 17 Dec 1780
  • b5 Dorothea 17 Dec 1780
  • b6 Oltman gedoop 17 Dec 1780, X huwelikshof, Kaapstad 19 Jan 1806 Maria Margaretha Hauptfleish
  • b7 Johannes Jacobus gebore 16 Sep 1781, sterwe 8 Aug 1858, X Tulbagh 4 Jul 1812 Elsie Charlina Doman

xx She married Thomas Petersen on 18 Sep 1791 - Lutherse Kerk

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Dorothea van Bengale, SM/PROG's Timeline

1772
November 29, 1772
Cape Town, Cape, South Africa
December 17, 1772
Cape Town, Cape, South Africa
1772
1780
December 17, 1780
Age 8
Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
December 17, 1780
Age 8
Cape Town, Cape, South Africa
December 17, 1780
Age 8
Cape Town, Cape, South Africa
December 17, 1780
Age 8
Cape Town, Cape, South Africa
1781
September 16, 1781
Age 9