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About the Kietzmann surname

More than one Kietzmann family arrived in East London. They had similar names.


  • Departed from Hamburg in mid October 1858 under Captain I.C.H. Müller
  • Stop in Cape Town. A total of about 150 families disembarked from the 'Wilhelmsburg', the 'Peter Godeffroy' and the 'Johan Cesar' in Cape Town. Of these, a few settled at Wynberg and are marked by a (W).
  • Arrival in East London in what was then Kaffraria on 13 January 1859 (ahead of the 'Peter Godeffroy') with 128 families still on board.
  • Kietzmann, Carl, Zimmermann (39), Warthe (Pr.), mit Frau Dorothea (40) und Carl (13), August (6), Hermann (4),

Peter Godeffroy

  • Register of all persons, who are registered with the undersigned for immigration to Cape Town and East London on the Hamburg ship Peter Godeffroy, Captain S. Johannsen.
  • Departure of the ship: 25 Sep 1858
  • 27 [ KIETZMANN Carl m 37 Kutzerow, Preußen Arbeiter Ost-London -
  • 28 [ KIETZMANN Caroline f 36 Kutzerow, Preußen - Ost-London -
  • 29 [ KIETZMANN Carl m 7 Kutzerow, Preußen - Ost-London -
  • 30 [ KIETZMANN Wilhelm m 5 Kutzerow, Preußen - Ost-London -