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Theodorus Ernst Kleinhans, SV/PROG

Also Known As: "Kleynhans", "Kleijnhaus", "Kleinhaus"
Birthplace: Wagenfeld, Lower Saxony, Germany
Death: Died in Drakenstein, Western Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Johann Adolph Kleinhans and Catharina Margaretha Kleinhans
Husband of Maria Sophia Volschenk, b3 SM
Father of Theodor Ernst Kleynhans, b1; Anna Catharina Kleynhans, b2; Johannes Adolph Kleynhans, b3; Evert Philip Kleynhans, b4; Ferdinand Kleynhans, b5 and 6 others
Brother of Johann Adolf Kleinhans

Occupation: Farmer / Wagon Builder
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About Theodorus Ernst Kleinhans, SV/PROG

KLEYNHANS THEODOR (S Kleinhans and Kleynhans). - Wagenfeld in East Friesland. Arr. 1747, wagonmaker, b. 1757. ~ 16.6.1754 Maria Sophia Volschenk (Marr. Reg. of Paarl). His children, according to his widow's will in Test. O.C. 85: 17: Theodor Ernst, Anna Catharina, Johan Adolph, Evert Philip, Ferdinand, Maria Sophia, Jan Hendrik, Ernst Lodewyk, Carel, Margaretha Johanna ~ Johannes Jacobus Spies. About 1800 Kl. lived on “Grootvadersbosch” beyond the Kliprivier on the Duyvenhoeksrivier. + 1803. (C 218, p. 624; Rq. 1775-77: 142; CJ 1143: 59; Stellenbosch Arch., vol. 659: 13; Test. CJ 1106: 35; Test. O.C. 48: 77 and 85: 17; G.R. nr. 467.)

- Dr. J. Hoge, Personalia of the Germans at the Cape, 1652-1806, Archives Year Book for South African History (Cape Town: Government Printer, Union of South Africa, 1946)

Theodorus KLEYNHANS van Wagenfeld in Oos-Friesland, kom na die Kaap op die skip Geregtigheid in 1747. Hy trou in Paarl 16 Junie 1754 met Maria Sophia VOLSCHENK, dogter van Evert Jansz Volschenk en Sara van Graan {dogter van Otto van Graan en Rebekka van de Kaap (Rebekka was die dogter van Moses van Macasser en Sara van Macasser)}.


  • b1 Anna Catharina, X 29 Sep 1776 Andries Christiaans
  • b2 Johannes Adolph, X Susare Grobbelaar
  • b3 Evert Philip, X 16 Nov 1783 Hester Magdalena van Wyk
  • b4 Theodor Ernst
  • b5 Maria Sophia, gedoop 29 Sep 1765, Theunis Botha
  • b6 Jan Hendrik gedoop 18 Okt 1767, X 16 Apr 1797 Aletta Johanna Blignaut
  • b7 Ferdinand
  • b8 Margaretha Johanna, X 28 Sep 1788 Johannes Jacobus Spies
  • b9 Ernst Lodewyk, X 16 Des 1804 Geertruyda Anna Magdalena Grobbelaar, XX 4 Jul 1824 Lasya Hendrina Venter, XXX 4 Mar 1827 Magdalena Hendrina Kroukamp
  • b10 Carel * 1779, X Apr 1809 Rachel Margaretha Blignaut
  • b11 Theodora gedoop 18 Nov 1785
  • b12 Margaretha Johanna, X Johannes Jacobus Spies

- Source - SAG Vol 4


In SAF Vol 19, the birth sequence of the children is updated as follows:


  • b1 Theodor Ernst (was b4)
  • b2 Anna Catharina (was b1)
  • b3 Johannes Adolph (was b2)
  • b4 Evert Philip (was b3)
  • b5 Ferdinand (was b7)
  • b6 Maria Sophia (was b5)
  • b7 Jan Hendrik (was b6)
  • b8 Ernst Lodewyk (was b9)
  • b9 Maria Margaretha Johanna (was b8)
  • b10 Carel (unchanged)
  • b11 Theodora (unchanged)
  • b12 Margaretha Johanna (unchanged)
Aankoms 1747 op die skip 'Geregtigheid', burger in 1757. 

Wamaker op Grootvadersbosch ten ooste van Swellendam in 1800

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Theodorus Ernst Kleinhans, SV/PROG's Timeline

Wagenfeld, Lower Saxony, Germany
Age 29
Age 31
Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa
Age 33
Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Age 34
Cape of Good Hope
Age 36
July 29, 1765
Age 38
South Africa
October 18, 1767
Age 40
Age 43