Heyns Family in South Africa|
Came from Luxenburg and arrived in SA in 1782. He became a soldier in 1784, married Johanna Jacoba Hendriks on 1793-09-22. They had 3 children: 1) Carel Hendrik Johannes (1794) 2) Elizabeth Johanna (1795) 3) Hioroimus Wilhelmus Michiel (1798)
JOHANN FRIEDRICH HEYNS
Came from Straatburg in 1778 as teacher.
Born 1757, Arrived in 1782 from Wurzburg as sailor on the ship "Dankbaarheid" (meaning gratitude or thankfulness). "The enemy" captured the ship in Saldanhabay and after his release, he obtained permission to stay in the Cape with the VOC (Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie) (Dutch East India Company). He became a "burger" (citizen) in 1791 and died on 1818-04-15. He married Dorothea Rosina Arends on 1782-09-22 who was the widow of Roelof Andresen of Halmstad in Sweden.
Came from Ter Gouw in the Netherlands. Was a sergeant. Married Aeltje van Termeyde from Rodegrave.
Born in 1655, arrived in 1679 from Leipzig, married Maria Schalk on 1696-09-23