Johannes Bresler, SV/PROG

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Johannes Bresler, SV/PROG

Birthplace: Hessen Cassel, Kassel, Prussia, Hesse, Germany
Death: Died in Cape Colony, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Johann Christiaan Bresler and Cornelia Bresler
Husband of Sara Dreyer, b3 SM
Father of Johannes Augustus Bresler b1; Sara Christina Bresler, SM/PROG; Casparus Bresler, b3; Frans Reynhard Bresler, b4 and Frans Reynhard Bresler

Occupation: Organ Builder
Managed by: Private User
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About Johannes Bresler, SV/PROG

Arrived at the Cape on 11 October 1752 on board the vessel ' Woitkensdorp ' which left Amsterdam on 22 May 1752 en route to Batavia - arrived there on : 30 January 1753

He was in the service of the Dutch East India Company as a Carpenter. He started work on the new organ of the ' Groote Kerk ' Cape Town and later became a Constable from 1758 to 1761 and later in the service of the Fire Brigade.

Died on 13 October 1773 still in the employ of the DEICo. Soldier in the Dutch Military


BRESLER, Johannes(S). - Kassel. Arr. 1752, employed as joiner at the erection of the new organ in the Groote Kerk, so. 1753, master house-carpenter 1754-55, constable 1758-61, extraordinary pyrotechnist 1762-73. + 13.10.1773. ~13.9.1761 Sara Dreyer, d. of Johannes August Dreyer (q.v.). 4 children. (Res. of Cape Church Council of 6.11.1752; GMR 1753-71; Test. O.C. 20:60; CJ 1087:10; G.R. nr. 58.)

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Johannes Bresler, SV/PROG's Timeline

Kassel, Prussia, Hesse, Germany
August 8, 1762
Age 30
Age 31
South Africa
December 26, 1764
Age 32
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Age 34
Age 34
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
October 13, 1773
Age 41
Cape Colony, South Africa