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Abraham Smit

Birthplace: Western Cape, South Africa
Death: Died in Johannesburg South, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Christoffel Johannes Smit, b2c4d3e1 and Elizabeth Magdalena de Klerk, b6c3d1
Husband of Hermina Christina Maria Sophia Smit
Father of Christoffel Johannes Smit, e1f5g1; Nicolaas Jacobus Smit, e1f5g2; Hermina Christina Viljoen; Elisabetha Machdalena Ras; Abraham Smit and 2 others
Brother of Jacob Smit; Willem Abraham Smit; Johanna Cornelia van der Merwe; Christoffel Johannes Smit; Hermina Christina Maria Isabella Marais and 2 others

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About Abraham Smit

Death Notice signed 13 Aug 1884

Abraham Smith - born Kaapkolonie

Parents - G P Smit and Elizabeth Magdalena Smit geb. Klerk

Age - 72 years 2 months 27 days

Occupation - Landbouren


Date of death 6 Aug 1884

at Turffontein, Wyk Kliprivivier, dist. Heidelberg

Children - mondig

C J Smit

H C M S Viljoen beb Smit

A Smit

F H Smit

J C Kamfer geb Smit

N J Smit

Turffontein was one of the early farms of Johannesburg, owned by Abraham Smit, who died on his farm in 1884, at the age of 73. He had lived there since 1857, according to Meiring. On his death, Paul Andries Ras bought part of the farm. Just south of the race course, Ras found gold in what became known as the Ras Reef.

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Abraham Smit's Timeline

May 11, 1812
Western Cape, South Africa
October 5, 1812
Graaff-Reinet, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
July 8, 1833
Age 21
Beaufort West, Central Karoo DC, Western Cape, South Africa
Age 22
January 25, 1837
Age 24
South Africa
May 26, 1839
Age 27
March 17, 1842
Age 29
Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Age 31
Age 33
June 4, 1855
Age 43