Daniel Johannes Esselen (1851 - 1919)

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Birthplace: Worcester, Breede River DC, Western Cape, South Africa
Death: Died in Isipingo, Durban Metro, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Managed by: Peter Bruce Knobel
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About Daniel Johannes Esselen

Source: Ancestry24 http://ancestry24.com/wp-content/uploads/pages/Dictionary%20of%20South%20African%20Biography/page_02513.pdf - page_0215

Esselen, Daniel Johannes (*Worcester, 23.4.1851 - †Isipingo, 10.8.1919), State Secretary of the Nieuwe Republiek, was the son of the Rhenish missionary Louis Francois Esselen and his wife, Catharine Wilhelmine Knobel. He was the brother of Adv. Ewald August Esselen.

In 1875 he married Maria During in Worcester. She died in Robertson in 1882. They had two daughters and a son, Louis Esselen. There is a portrait of him in Illustrated London News (15.2.1890) and in Kuit (infra) Other photographs of him are in the possession of his grandson, L.F.E. Esselen of Pretoria.

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Daniel Johannes Esselen's Timeline

1851
April 23, 1851
Worcester, Breede River DC, Western Cape, South Africa
1875
June 13, 1875
Age 24
Worcester, Breede River DC, Western Cape, South Africa
1879
October 24, 1879
Age 28
Cape Colony
1919
August 10, 1919
Age 68
Isipingo, Durban Metro, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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