Jan Casper Gie, SV/PROG 2

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Jan Casper Gie, SV/PROG 2

Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of André Gaspar Guy and Anne Marie Liguren
Husband of Johanna Elisabeth Krause, SM
Father of Casparus Andreas Gie, SV2b1; Johan Coenraad Gie, SV2b2 and Magdalena Dorothea Gie, SV2b3
Brother of Johann Coenraad Gie, SV/PROG 1

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About Jan Casper Gie, SV/PROG 2

From The Swiss at the Cape of Good Hope, 1652-1971

By Adolphe Linder

Page 79

Gie, Jan Casper / Hans Casper born Zurich 1742, brother of Johan Coenraad Gie, arrived 15.5.1764 on Schoongezicht as sailor, died 1.1.1801 at 15 Bree Street. [1] On arrival was loaned as farmhand to his brother [2] until 1777 when Jan Casper became a burgher. [3]

Married 12.12.1784 Johanna Elisabeth Krause, daughter of Johann Gottlieb Krause and Johanna Elizabeth Kuylets of the Cape, widow of George Guerint of Richelieu, France.

They had three children baptised:

  • 1. Casparus Andreas 13.7.1788.
  • 2. Johan Coenraad 31.10.1790, died 1797?
  • 3. Magdalena Dorothea 30.9.1796, died 1839.

No marriages of these were recorded, but two adult baptisms 3.12.1840 might relate to their descendant Johan Coenraad, born 1820 and Casper Coenraad born 1822, married Regina (of the Cape?).

References for above extract

  • 1 KAB, MOOC 6/2;
  • 2 KAB, CJ 2899;
  • 3 Leibbrandt: Requesten 1777: 10.
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Jan Casper Gie, SV/PROG 2's Timeline

Zürich, Switzerland
Age 46
Cape, South Africa
Age 48
Cape Town, Cape, South Africa
Age 54
Cape, South Africa
January 1, 1801
Age 59