Surnames R to U

SERRURIER

SERRURIER Johann and SERRURIER Johannes Petrus

These two men were born from French Huguenot parents, living in the Netherlands, The arrived in South Africa circa 1758. Their parents were Lodewijk and Esther (Née de VISCH). The Serrurier parents fled from France to Germany and then moved to the Netherlands.. Lodewijk and Ester had 3 other children, but they stayed in the Netherlands. All of the children were born in Germany. The three that stayed in the Netherlands were: Daniel (1720-1789), Jan Jacob (1724-1804) and Filips (1727-1799).
The surname means : “padlock opener”. It is of French origin.

Johann SERRURIER

Johann (called Jan) was born circa 1730 in Hanau, Hessen, Deutschland. Jan married Catharina KRETZSCHMAR on 15 November 1747 in South Africa.. Catharina was the daughter of the German, Johann Basilius and Dutch ,woman, Hermina (Née HERWIG). He was a farmer in the today Cape Town area.

Jan and Catharina had the following children:

b1 Louis * 1748
b2 Willem Daniel * 1750, † 1755

Catharina died circa 1753

Jan married Geertruijda van REENEN on 23 January 1755. She was the daughter of Jacob von REENEN from Lithuania and Johanna (Née SIEKERMANS) from the Netherlands.

Jan and Geertruijda had the following children:

b3 Jacob * 1756
b4 Ester Maria * 1757
b5 Jan Jacob * 1759, † 1785
b6 Johanna Magdalena * 1760, † 5 May 1768
b7 Geertruijda Cornelia * 15 December 1763, † 18 December 1763
b8 Daniel Philippus * 1765
b9 Johannes Petrus * 1766 , † 14 March 1768

Children from this marriage Jacob, Ester and Daniel studied in Europe.

Jan died circa 1780 in South Africa

Johannes Petrus SERRURIER

Johannes was born 6 January 1735 in Hanau, Hessen, Deutschland. He married Magdalena Elisabeth TiIEMENDORF. She was the daughter of Johann Friedrich and Anna Catharina ( Née DELITZSCH). He was a pastor.

b1 Johanna Geertruijda *1761
b2 Louisa Ester *1763
b3 Anna Catharina *1765, † 14 August 1802
b4 Maria *1767. † 19 August 1767
b5 Jan Frederik *1768 † 27 June 1850, x Marie Jeanne GOSSET, xx Charlotte (maiden name unknown), xxx Frederica MATTHEWS, xxxx Regina Sophia van den HEYDEN
b6 Magdalena Elisabeth* 1770 † 1770
b7 Johannes Petrus.* 8 March 1771, † 8 March 1771
b8 Jan *,30 March 1772, † 14 July 1773
b9 Cornelia Eliana *7 May 1774, † 29 September 1829, x Jan Christoffel BERRANGé
b10 Jan * 6 July 1776, † 24 September 1776
b11 Magdalena Elisabeth *1778, † 21 September 1847, x Daniel Frederik BERRANGé
b12 Louis * 6 February 1780, † 1859
b13 Johannes Petrus * 1783, † 1843, x Maria Christina Hendrika van OOSTERZEE, xx Magdalena Johanna MOLLER
b14 Jan *3 May 1787, x Elsabeth Hester BERRANGé

Johannes died 3 February 1819 in South Africa. 

Sources:
• Research done by Dr. Robim Morgan Pelteret, 2012
• Naairs

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