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About Benjamin Thomas Moodie, SV1b1c1

[Note re date of death: Moodie Book has 21 July 1877, and states that his son James "succeeded his grandfather" (who died in 1894) as family representative, ie missing out Benjamin, which would not have happened if Benjamin had lived until 1907]

http://archive.org/stream/moodiebookbeing00ruvi#page/n7/mode/2up (pp 65-67):

Benjamin Moodie, 'Younger of Melsetter', born at Doornhoek, dist. Burghersdorp, Cape Colony, 19 December 1836; married Dorothea Maria, daughter of Martinus Christoffel Heming (b. 25 Dec 1840), of Aliwal North, Cape Colony; had issue 6 children:

  • James Moodie, born at Grootfontein, Cradock, Cape Colony, 10 Feb 1864; succeeded his grandfather as representative of the Moodies of Melsetter, 4 December 1894; married at Ladybrand, Johanna Christina (b. 21 October 1865, Patrysfontein), daughter of Jacobus Albertus van Zyl of Mount Blanc, Ladybrand; had issue;
  • Donald Martin Moodie, born Couranderfontein, Smithfield, 15 January 1867; died unmarried at Modderpoort, Ladybrand, 3 September 1887;
  • Benjamin Moodie, born at Barletta, dist. Ladybrand, 28 September 1871; died unmarried at Whitehills, Ladybrand, 20 April 1891;
  • Thomas Moodie, born at Barletta, dist. Ladybrand, 19 May 1873; served with General Cronje and was one of the 16 general officers taken prisoner at Paardeberg and was sent to St Helena;
  • Hester Magdalene Moodie, born at Zuurfontein, Smithfield, 10 December 1865; married at Bloemfontein, 2 September 1885 (or 1886), William Deale Esq (born Aliwal North, 9 July 1853), of Douglas Valley, near Bloemfontein; had issue 10 children;

Benjamin died at Egmont, dist. Rouxville, Orange River Colony, 21 July 1877.

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Benjamin Thomas Moodie, SV1b1c1's Timeline

1837
December 19, 1837
South Africa
1839
May 12, 1839
Age 1
Cape, South Africa
1863
February 23, 1863
Age 25
Aliwal-Noord
1864
January 10, 1864
Age 26
South Africa
1865
December 10, 1865
Age 27
South Africa
1867
January 15, 1867
Age 29
1871
September 28, 1871
Age 33
1873
May 19, 1873
Age 35
Ladybrand, OFS
1874
December 20, 1874
Age 37
1907
July 21, 1907
Age 69
South Africa