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About Johannes Augustus Dreyer, b2

Johannes Augustus DREIJER is op 10 Februarie 1754 getroud met Jacoba GREEF(F). F. Masson, “Account of Three Journeys from Cape Town,” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 66, pt. 1 (1776): 268–317, soos na verwys in Carl Peter Thunberg, Travels at the Cape of Good Hope, 1772–1775, ed. V. S. Forbes (Cape Town: Van Riebeeck Society, 1986), p. 276 n19. verwys na J. A. Dreyer se landgoed by “Het Riebeeckcasteel”.

  • Johannes Augustus, baptized July 6, 1721, Dutch Reformed Church Stellenbosch. Witnesses: Jacob Coetser and Sara van Wyk. He married Jacoba Greeff in 1754 and died around 1790. Johannes Augustus entered the service of the VIC in 1739, when he was eighteen, as an adelborst, with a monthly salary of 10 florins and was made assistant in 1745 at 24 florins. He applied for burger papers in 1753. By the 1770s, he had an estate near Riebeek Kasteel (a mountain in the Swartland named after Governor Jan van Riebeeck), where he was described as “a wealthy and generous host” by one of his visitors. (from the research by Peter R Dreyer) This was noted by Carl Peter Tuhnberg in "Travels at the Cape 1772-1775. page 276, fn 18 . and MOOC 7-1-37 , Map 1/899, Patterson 1980
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Johannes Augustus Dreyer, b2's Timeline

July 6, 1721
Stellenbosch, Breede River DC, Western Cape, South Africa
July 6, 1721
Stellenbosch, Breede River DC, Western Cape, South Africa
December 26, 1754
Age 33
June 17, 1756
Age 34
South Africa
November 20, 1757
Age 36
Cape Town, South Africa
May 8, 1759
Age 37
Kaapstad, Caap de Goede Hoop, Suid Afrika
August 4, 1761
Age 40
June 30, 1763
Age 41