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Johann Georg Herbst, SV/PROG 5

Birthplace: Neukirchen-Vluyn, Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Death: South Africa
Immediate Family:

Husband of Susanna Margaretha Wagenaar, b12 SM
Father of Jacob Adriaan Herbst, a5b1; Anna Martha Elisabeth Herbst, a5b2; Marthinus Johannes Hendrik Herbst, a5b3; Jeremias Herbst, a5b4; Johan George Herbst, a5b5 and 6 others

Occupation: Soldier, Glassmaker
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About Johann Georg Herbst, SV/PROG 5

Name: Johann Georg Herbst

Variations of the name: Herfst, Herbest, Herbster, Erbst

Origin of the name: The Herbst surname is derived from the German word “Herbst”, meaning autumn. It has been suggested that the surname may have originally been used by people whose main work occurred during the fall harvest. For example, Herbster, most likely meant “grape harvester.” First found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. Early records include a Marquart Herbst, in Würzburg in 1220.

Birth date: circa 1750

Birth Place: Neukirchen, Germany

Arrival in South Africa: 1770

Date of Death: Unknown

Place of Death: South Africa

Parents: Unknown

Marriage: Susanna Margaretha Wagenaar

Date: 2.3.1783

Place: Swellendam


b1 Jacob Adriaan = Tulbagh 13.3.1785

b2 Anna Martha Elizabeth = 6.10.1787

b3 Marthinus Johannes Hendrik = 19.3.1790 † Kapokfontein, Smithfield 6.2.1856

b4 Jeremias = Graaff-Reinet 23.12.1792

b5 Johan George = 20.12.1795

b6 Johanna Charlotte = Graaff-Reinet 25.12.1799

b7 Johan Christiaan Jacobus = 28.11.1802

b8 Susanna Maryna = Graaff-Reinet 28.10.1804

b9 Jacoba Magdalena = 22.3.1807

b10 Willem Jacobus * 23.1.1812 = Graaff-Reinet 30.3.1812

b11 Willem Jacobus * 13.8.1814 = Graaff-Reinet 7.12.1814

Occupation & Career: Arrived in South Africa as a soldier on Willem de Vyfde. Free burgher in 1778. Glassmaker in Swellendam.

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Johann Georg Herbst, SV/PROG 5's Timeline

November 5, 1750
Neukirchen-Vluyn, Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Age 35
Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
Age 37
Swellendam, Overberg District Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa
Age 40
Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
Age 42
Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
Age 45
Age 49
Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
Age 52