Christoffel Bernardus van der Merwe (1864 - 1940)

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Birthplace: Utrecht, South Africa
Death: Died in Enkeldoorn, Rhodesia
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About Christoffel Bernardus van der Merwe

The Whites of Enkeldoorn 1880-1980 is a history of the families of European descent who settled in the area of Enkeldoorn (renamed Chivi) Rhodesia (Zimbabwe). Author - Sarel van der Walt.

VAN DER MERWE Christoffel Bernardus married before 1890 Anna Helena Grobler arrived in1919 from farm Skuilklip, Newcastle, (Ngogo district) Natal travelling by train to Umvuma and then by ox-wagon, accompanied by their children and sons-in-law Hendrik O'Neill and Matie Coetzee and their families. They settled on Geluksverwacht which they bought from a Mr. Hoffman, and farmed with cattle and sheep and grew wheat.