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Wilhelm Adolph Krige, SV/PROG

Also Known As: "Willem"
Birthdate: (40)
Birthplace: Brochterbeck, Tecklenburg, Münster, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland
Death: 1738 (39)
Drakenstein, Kaap de Goede Hoop, Suid Afrika
Place of Burial: Paarl, Caap de Goede Hoop, Suid Afrika
Immediate Family:

Son of Johann Heinrich Krigo and Anna Magteld Noorweek
Husband of Johanna de Villiers, a3b4 SM
Father of Jacob Krige b1; Anna Margaretha Marais ( Krige ); Willem Adolph Krige, b3 and Jan Krige, b4

Occupation: a.1721 as soldaat van Duirsland, Soldier and farmer's hand
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About Wilhelm Adolph Krige, SV/PROG

Willem (Wilhelm) Krige arrived in South Africa in 1721 on board the ship "Het Vaderland".

He was a steward for Jacob de Villiers on "Bosch en Dal".

DIe van Krige is oorspronklik Krigo gespel. He arrived at the Cape in 1721 as soldier, later he worked as farm helper. Burgher in 1731/1732.

KRIGE WILHELM ADOLPH, original name KRIGO (S in Stellenbosch Arch., vol. 653: 58). - Lingen. Son of Johann Hinrich Krigo and Anna Magtild Noorweek. Arr. 1721 as so., stable-boy 1722-24, loaned as farmhand to Jacob de Villiers 29.12.1724-18.12.1730, when the contract was prolonged once more. On 4.7.1727 K. became member of the church of Drakenstein with attestation of Brochterbeck in Westphalia. Burgher 1731 or 1732. ~ 11.12.1729 Johanna de Villiers, d. of his employer Jacob de Villiers and Margaretha Gardiol. 4 children. + 1739. (GMR 1722-24; CJ 1131: 181; Rq. 1729-32:78; Test. in Stellenbosch Arch., vol. 653: 58 and Test. O.C. 6 : 29.) The form of the name Krigo appears till the end of the 18th century, e.g. in the baptismal reg. of Stellenbosch under 15.4.1764, 6.3.1768, 17.4.1771, 21.3.1784; at the same time we find the signatures Krige, e.g. Johannes Krige in Stellenbosch Arch., vol. 659: 114; Willem Adolph Krige in Stellenbosch Arch., vol. 660:9.

- 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)

Marriage to Johanna de Villiers, a3b4

NGK Drakenstein, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

Den 11 December 1729; Willem Adolf Krijge van Lingen, Soldaat in dienst der E.E. Compagnij J.M. met Johanna de Villiers van Cabo de Goede Hoop. J.D

- Drakenstein Heemkring, compilers, Drakenstein I Marriages., CD-ROM (Paarl) Drakenstein Heemkring, 2006 , Marriage Register on http://www.e-family.co.za/ffy/

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Wilhelm Adolph Krige, SV/PROG's Timeline

May 11, 1698
Tecklenburg, Münster, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Deutschland
May 11, 1698
Brochterbeck, Lingen, DEUTSCHLAND
November 26, 1730
Age 32
Western Cape, South Africa
March 14, 1733
Age 34
Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
July 4, 1735
Age 37
Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
March 12, 1737
Age 38
Caap de Goede Hoop, Suid Afrika
Age 39
Drakenstein, Kaap de Goede Hoop, Suid Afrika
Paarl, Caap de Goede Hoop, Suid Afrika