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Johann Friederich Kirsten, SV/PROG

Also Known As: "Jan Frederik Kirsten"
Birthplace: Eberstadt, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death: Died in 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
March 5, 1758
Age 18
South Africa, Cape
Age 19
Age 21
Age 23