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Johann Heinrich Debes, SV/PROG

Also Known As: "Delits"
Birthplace: Brandenberg, Duren, Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany
Death: Died in Kaapkolonie, Suid Afrika
Immediate Family:

Son of Philip Heinrich Debes and Anna Katharina Debes
Husband of Johanna Margaretha van Deventer
Father of Anna Catharina Debes, b1; Anna Catharina Debes, b2; Adriana Debes, b3 and Johanna Dorothea Debes, b4

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About Johann Heinrich Debes, SV/PROG

DEBES JOHANN HEINRICH (S). - Hesse-Kassel. Arr. as so., farm-hand 1724- ?, 1735 burgher of Drakenstein. ~ 17.4.1735 Anna Margaretha v. Deventer, wid. Philip Snyman (Marr. Reg. of Paarl). 4 daughters: Anna Catharina (5.2.1736), Anna Catharina (9.5.1738) ~ 19.7.1761 Rev. Sybrandus Abraham van Collum of Friesland; Adriana (8.5.1740) ~ 8.4.1759 Andries Bester (G.R. nr. 31); Johanna Dorothea (5.10.1743) ~ 15.2.1761 Willem v. d. Vyver (G.R. nr. 1040). In 1748 D. went to live at Stellenbosch, in 1757 he is mentioned as owner of the farm “Compagnie's Rivier” at Drakenstein. (CJ 1131: 167; CJ 1133: 83; Res. of Heemraden of Stellenbosch of 14.10.1748; Will of 6.1.1757 in Test. O.C.; G.R. nr. 309, where Debes is mentioned as Delits.)

- 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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July 7, 1678
Brandenberg, Duren, Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany
Age 57
Cape, South Africa
Age 59
Kaap, Suid Afrika
Age 61
Paarl, Cape, South Africa
Age 64
Age 64
Kaapkolonie, Suid Afrika