Anna Catharina (Hirchenheyn) van Eyssen
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Anna Catharina (Hirchenheyn) van Eyssen (bef. 1800 - 1830)

Anna Catharina van Eyssen formerly Hirchenheyn aka Hirchenheim
Born before in Cabo de Goede Hoopmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 4 Feb 1827 in Cape Town, Cape Colonymap
Died at about age 30 in Cape Colonymap
Profile last modified | Created 7 Jun 2016
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Table Bay, South Africa (1762)
Anna Catharina (Hirchenheyn) van Eyssen was part of the settlement of the Dutch Cape Colony.
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Date: 25 May 1800 [2][3]
Place: Cape Town, Cabo de Goede Hoop [South Africa][2][3]
Name: Anna Catharina Kirchenheyn[2] / Anna Catharina Hirchenheyn[3]
Father's Name: Johannes Kirchenheyn[2] / Johannes Hirchenheyn[3]
Mother's Name: Anna Elisabeth Knous[2][3]
Witnesses: Johannes Knous, Johanna Florentina Pietersen[2][3]


Date: 4 February 1827 [4]
Place: Cape Town, Cape Colony [South Africa][4]
Groom: Coenraad van Eyssen (Coenraad Z:)[4]
Bride: Anna Catharina Hirchenhein[4]


Date: 25 July 1830[1]

Research Notes

  • After reviewing the original Baptism record, I now believe the surname is "Hirchenheyn" not "Kirchenheyn" as transcribed in FamilySearch. The duplicate register clearly states "Kirchenheyn". LNAB will be set as per the original register. André Laubscher 4 November 2021.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Source :
    • The Genealogical Society of South Africa: South African Family Registers 2018 - Released January 2019, HIRCHENHEIM,
    Seen & added 10 April 2021 by André Laubscher
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Source : Seen & added 10 April 2021 by André Laubscher
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Source : Seen & added 10 April 2021 by André Laubscher
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Source :
    • Marriage Register - Parish registers, Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk, Cape Town (Cape Province), 1695-1976, Marriages 1817-1824, 1804-1872, 1825-1866, Image 213
    Seen & added 10 April 2021 by André Laubscher.

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LNAB should be "Kirchenheyn" based on Baptism images.
posted on Hirchenheim-3 (merged) by André Laubscher
Hi Quinton, could you please also add the project profile (wikitree-cape-of-good-hope-project @ to the trusted list of this profile [Privacy Tab] and then activate it as an active manager to this profile. Please remove the spaces before & after the @ sign above.
posted on Hirchenheim-3 (merged) by André Laubscher
Hi Andre, added as requested. Many thanks!
posted on Hirchenheim-3 (merged) by Quinton (van Eyssen) Torannini-van Eyssen

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