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Johann Friederich Kirsten, SV/PROG

Also Known As: "Jan Frederik Kirsten"
Birthplace: Eberstadt, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death: April 24, 1784
Kommetjie, Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Husband of Maria Magdalena Maartens and Johanna Catharina Kirsten, b9 SM
Father of Catharina Maria Kirsten, b1; Maria Jacoba Kirsten, b2; Gesina, Baroness van Reede van Oudtshoorn; Johannes Pieter Kirsten, b4; Anna Catharina Kirsten, b6 and 3 others

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About Johann Friederich Kirsten, SV/PROG

Johann Friedrich Kirsten v. Eberstadt, Sakse-Weimar a. 1740 as soldaat, later sersant, vaandrig, 1761 poshouer v. Valsbaai, handelaar, welgestelde man † 24.4.1783 x Kaapstad 14.6.1750 Johanna Catharina FRANCK d.v. Johannes Franck en Catharina Verwey (sien SABW I)

b1 Catharina Maria = 16.5.1751 x Kaapstad 4.2.1770 Heinrich PREHN, hoof v.d. leër

b2 Maria Jacoba = 17.2.1754

b3 Gesina = 1.8.1756 x Kaapstad 11.5.1777 Willem Ferdinand VAN REEDE VAN OUDSHOORN

b4 Johannes Pieter = 5.3.1758 x 14.2.1778 Johanna Jacoba VAN DER POEL.

b5 Johannes Frederik = 16.12.1759, boekhouer en landmeter † Swellendam 2.2.1820 x 24.10.1784 Isabella Christina Catharina DE WTT xx 7.11.1790 Anna Elizabeth KRIEL wed. v. Marthinus Melck (sien SABW I)

b6 Anna Catharina = 28.6.1761 x Kaapstad 8.10.1780 Johannes GIE xx 29.12.1793 Ernst Friedrich SCHRAADER v. Hesse-Kassel xxx Kaapstad 6.3.1799 Johan Frederik REYNHARD

b7 Jacobus Arnoldus = 6.2.1763 x 10.8.1783 Magdalena LEFEBRE xx 25.9.1796 Susanna Catharina MULLER

b8 Wilhelm Hendrik = 5.8.1764 x 16.3.1780 Maria Catharina GROVÉ

Johan Frederik Kirsten, van Eberstedt in Sakse-Weimar werk as soldaat in 1740 aan die Kaap. Later Sersant en Vaandrig. In 1761 Poshouer van Valsbaai. "Sinds 1775 negotie-overdrager".

Hy was 'n ryk man met onder andere see-huise in Kaapstad en die plaas "Imhoff's Gift" by Kommetjie.


Geslagregister van Vroeë Kaapse Families: Christoffel Coetzee de Villiers.

In the 18th century J F Kirsten was the manager of the land which now comprises the famous Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens -- whence the name of the gardens.

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Johann Friederich Kirsten, SV/PROG's Timeline

Eberstadt, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
May 16, 1751
Age 11
South Africa, Cape
Age 14
July 27, 1756
Age 16
South Africa
March 5, 1758
Age 18
South Africa, Cape
Age 19
Age 21
Age 23