Surnames R to U

ROOS Hans

was born 10 May 1677 and came to South Africa from Leipzig, East Germany. He was the son of Johannes Rose, a linen merchant and Anna Blumen.

Johannes was a mason 1713-1715. In 1715 he became a burger and a black smith. On 19 May 1715 he married Johanna VISSER who was baptised on 5 March 1690 - the daughter of Johannes Visser and Catharine van der Zee - an orphan from the Netherlands. Johannes and Johanna had 10 children. On 9 December 1746 Johanna married Lucas Visagie. She died about 1755.

Sources:
de Villiers and Pama, Genealogies of old S A Families 1981

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