About Hermanus van Harrenstee, SV/PROG
1746. Andriesz (Harmanus) states that his wife's Mother, named Cornelia, daughter of Nansane of the Cape, is still a slave in the Company's lodge ; he wishes to see her liberated, as she is old and weak, and therefore asks the Council to comply with his request, offering in exchange f lOO Indian valuation. (No. 62.)
ANDRESEN HERMANUS (S Andriesen).- Harrenstätte. Known at the Cape as Hermanus Andriesz van Harrenstee of Emden. Arquebusier 1722-27, constable's mate 1728-51, constable 1752-54. ~ 3.7.1740 Agatha of the C., daughter of the slave Cornelia of the C., daughter of Nansane of the C. Children: Hermanus, Helena, Maria (all three bapt. 20.12.1750). (GMR 1722-54; Rq. 1746: 62; Test. CJ 1174: 48.) Helena van Harrenstee ~ (1) Johannes Cornelis Heyns (G.R. nr. 185); (2) Philipp Ludwig Metzler (q.v.); (3) Simon Heinrich Dipping (q.v.). Maria van Harrenstee ~ Johann Michael Wohlfahrt (q.v.).
- 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)