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German Settlers to the Eastern Cape

Peter Godeffroy
(350 tons)


Keith Tankard
Knowledge4Africa.com
Updated: 7 October 2009
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    Some shipping details:
    • Left Hamburg on 30 September 1858;

    • Arrived at East London on 19 January 1859;

    • 5 children died en route.

    • Ship's doctor: Dr C. Besig (25), Schaumburg, Prussia.


SOME BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION
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  • ARNDT: Wilhelm & Christine
  • BALZER: Gottfried & Sophie
  • BENECKE: Wilhelm & Dorothea
  • BEHRENDT: Michael & Caroline
  • BENTZ: Hans & Marie
  • BLESSOW: Friedrich & Wilhelmine
  • BORCHERS, Ludwig & Mina
  • BURMEISTER: Friedrich & Maria
  • BURMEISTER: Gottlieb & Louise
  • EGGELSMANN: Heinrich & Aug.
  • EHLERS, Heinrich & Caroline
  • EHLERT: Carl & Caroline
  • EHRKE: Johann & Friederike
  • FABER: Wilhelm & Caroline
  • FREYER: Ferdinand & Friederike
  • GARSEN, Ernst & Gertrude
  • GAU: Carl & Wilhelmine
  • GOLZ: Carl & Caroline
  • GÖTSCH: Friedrich & Wilhelmine
  • GRAPENTIN: Friedrich & Henriette
  • GROßKOPF: Friedrich & Cecilie
  • HAGEMANN: Friedrich & Caroline
  • HAHN: Wilhelm & Wilhelmine
  • HAPELT: Wilhelm & Christiane

  • HILDEBRANDT: Gottlieb & Wilhelmine
  • HOFFELT: Franz & Theresia
  • HOLM, Dora
  • HÜMPEL: Johann & Sophie
  • KIETZMANN: Carl & Caroline
  • KIRCHHOFF: Johann & Charlotte
  • KRAMANN: Ludwig & Charlotte
  • KNICKELBEIN: Friedrich & Friedericke
  • KREUSCH: Friedrich & Caroline
  • KULOW: Ernst & Christine
  • KUMM: Ferdinand & Wilhelmine
  • KUMM: Wilhelm & Friederike
  • KURZ: Ludwig & Louise
  • LANGE, Wilhelm & Pauline
  • LENZ: Daniel & Caroline
  • LEWRENZ: Carl & Marie
  • MEYER: Johann & Auguste
  • MICHAEL: Heinrich & Caroline
  • NAGEL, Carl & Wilhelmine
  • NASS: Christian & Louise
  • NETTE, Heinrich & Sophie
  • PAGEL: Christian & Marie
  • PAUL: Gottfried & Wilhelmine
  • PETER: Christian & Charlotte
  • PETERSEN, Amalie
  • PETERSEN : Hermann
  • PLÖTZ: Georg & Marie
  • RAUPACH, Ernst & Henriette
  • RIECK: Johann & Friederike
  • RUSSAU, Hermann & Henriette
  • ROSE: Michael & Charlotte
  • SANDOW: Friedrich & Albertine
  • SCHIRWITZ: Heinrich & Wilhelmine
  • SCHMIDT: Friedrich & Caroline
  • SCHNEIDER: Joseph & Theresia
  • SCHRÖDER: Charlotte
  • SCHULTZ: Wilhelm & Caroline
  • SCHULZ: Christian & Johanna
  • SCHULZ: Christian
  • SCHULZ: Johann & Augustine
  • SIEMON: Gottfried & Caroline
  • SPEERBRECHER: Wilhelm & Fried.
  • SUPRA: Johann & Anna
  • UTERHARDT: Carl & Maria
  • WENDE: Carl & Johanne
  • WEYER, Michael & Friedericke
  • ZAHNOW, Maria
  • ZERBE: August & Juliane
  • See also:

    See also the following ships:


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