SCHONKEN, Bartholomeus
(Bef 1723-1774)
CLAASZ, Leonara
SCHONKEN, Arnoldus
DE WILDE, Catharina
SCHONKEN, Bartholomeus
(Bef 1723-1774)


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CLAASZ, Leonara

SCHONKEN, Bartholomeus 1 2

  • Born: Bef 1723 1 2
  • Marriage: CLAASZ, Leonara on Aug 30, 1733 in Venlo, Limburg, Netherlands 1 2
  • Died: Apr 6, 1774 1 2

bullet  Events:

Emigration, 1723, Venlo Or Vindello. 1 2 According to Edward, Venlo is in Holland (Netherlands) but Vindello cannot be found.
Subsequently, Jan-Willem Schonken wrote that he arrived in 1723 from Venlo, Limburg, Netherlands as a "bosschieter"

Occupation: "bosschiter" Quartermaster, 1729. 1 2 According to Jan-Willem Schonken, He was promoted in 1729 to the rank of "Quartermaster"

Alt Marriage Place. According to data supplied by Jan-Willem Schonken in October 2011, he was married to Leonora Claasz on 30 Aug 1733 in Venlo, Limburg, Netherlands, and not in South Africa as previously thought.


Bartholomeus married Leonara CLAASZ on Aug 30, 1733 in Venlo, Limburg, Netherlands.1 2

bullet  Marriage:

Alt Venue. Jan-Willem Schonken advised Venlo Nederlands as a new venue for the marriage instead of Cape Town that I had entered before.



1 Peter S. Anderson, Weapons of Peace: The Story of William and Johanna Anderson. (Published by Logos Production House, Unit 1011-1012, Fo Tan Industrial Centre, 26-28 Au Pui Wan St., Fo Tan, Shatin, N.T. Hong Kong. Tel:2687-0331 Fax; (852) 2687-0281.
First English Edition May 1995 Copyright 1995 by Peter S. Anderson.
ISBN 962-457-091-4). Rec. Date: Aug 9, 2003.

2 T.A.Anderson, The Story of Pacaltsdorp and Some Reminiscences (Made and Printed by Long & Co. (Pty) Ltd.
297 Kempston Road, Port Elizabeth.
Authors Note April 1957). Rec. Date: Aug 9, 2003.

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