Alida Johanna Jacoba Alleta de Beer (1871 - 1946)

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Nicknames: "Hamman", "Potgieter"
Birthplace: Heilbron, OFS, South Africa
Death: Died in Fort Victoria, Southern Rhodesia
Managed by: Annie Kloppers
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About Alida Johanna Jacoba Alleta de Beer

"Rhodesia's Pioneers Women" by Jessie M. Lloyd


Neé Annie de Beer. Came with her daughter in the Mynhardt-Utrecht Trek. Information from Mrs. M. Edwards, Chipinga. Also p. 161 of "Many Treks Made Rhodesia" (Olivier).

MRS. A. J. J. HAMMAN, 1895

Neé de Beer. Her first husband's name was Potgieter. Mrs. Hamman came up from Vryheid, Natal, spending five months in an ox wagon. She settled in Fort Victoria and was in laager there in 1896, having arrived on 21/9/95. She died on 21/10/46. Information from her son, Mr. J. Potgieter, Fort Victoria, in letter dated 13/8/59.

MRS. A. M. HAMMAN, 1893

Trekked up by ox wagon with her husband, and her son was born on the way to Fort Victoria. Named Jacobus, this child was the first to be baptised in Fort Victoria. Mrs. Hamman was one of the few women in the 1893 laager at Fort Victoria. Information, Mrs. Boggie's "Experiences of Rhodesia's Pioneer Women". Mr. Hamman and his brother were transport riders.

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Alida Johanna Jacoba Alleta de Beer's Timeline

November 19, 1871
Heilbron, OFS, South Africa
September 25, 1897
Age 25
Fort Victoria, Southern Rhodesia
October 21, 1946
Age 74
Fort Victoria, Southern Rhodesia
Fort Victoria Cemetery, Southern Rhodesia