First Generation: The Family of Carl Friedrich POHL

1. Carl Friedrich POHL was born on 11 January 1768 in Schivelbein, Pomerania, Germany. He was confirmed +- Sep 1781 in Schivelbein, Pomerania, Germany. He died on 13 May 1844 at the age of 76 in Carels Rust, Albany, C.P. South Africa.

Arrived in South Africa 1793.
Founding farther of the POHL families in South Africa. Buried on the family farm Carels Rust, Albanie, near Grahamstown.

"Carl Friedrich POHL and Hester Isabella MARX were married on 9 June 1799 in Kleinberg, Outeniqualand, Southern Cape, South Africa. Hester Isabella MARX, daughter of Johannes Petrus MARX and Martha Maria HAARHOF, was born in 1778 in Drakenstein, C.P.. She was baptized on 28 February 1779 in Cape Province. She died on 26 September 1861 at the age of 83 in Adelaide, C.P..

Not known for certain were she is buried, possibly in the family cemetery on the family farm Carls Rust with her husband.

Carl Friedrich POHL and Hester Isabella MARX had the following children:

2. i. Carel Frederik POHL.
3. ii. Martha Petronella POHL.
4. iii. Johan Theödorus (John) POHL.
5. iv. Hester Sophia POHL.
6. v. Dorothea Charlotta POHL.
7. vi. Frans Petrus POHL was born on 26 April 1816 in George, C.P.. He was baptized on 4 August 1816. It is probable that he died at a young age as no further information is available.
8. vii. Carl Emanuel (Carl\Carel) POHL.
9. viii. Fredrik Wilhelm (William) POHL.
10. ix. Hendrica Isabella Johanna (Isabel\Hester) POHL.