Francois Ignatius Maritz

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Francois Ignatius Maritz

Birthplace: Natal, South Africa
Death: Died in Enkeldoorn, Southern Rhodesia
Immediate Family:

Husband of Elsie Margarietha Aletta Fredericka Maritz
Father of Solomon Maritz; Frederick Christoffel Maritz; Christina Johanna Rae; Kate J Maritz; Susanna M Strauss and 1 other

Managed by: Anna (Annie) Elizabeth Bekker
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About Francois Ignatius Maritz

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.

MARITZ Two brothers Christian and Francois Ignatius arrived at Fort Victoria from Freestate (Liebenbergsvlei) in 1892. The trek was delayed while scouts went looking for suitable farms. Christiaan with wife, two sons and two daughters. Son Christiaan Stephanus x Eugenie Kok 1892 / 1971 sister of Susanna. They left area.

Francois with wife Elsie Margaretha Aletta Frederika Stopforth ?-?-!851 / 19-5-1940. Francois was murdered near Felixburg in 1895. Elsie did not remarry, for the last of her nearly 90 years she lived with her children at Mount Pleasant, Salisbury.

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Francois Ignatius Maritz's Timeline

June 24, 1849
Natal, South Africa
May 27, 1875
Age 25
Bethlehem, OFS, South Africa
June 1881
Age 31
Harrismith, OFS, South Africa
Age 34
OFS, South Africa
July 10, 1895
Age 46
Enkeldoorn, Southern Rhodesia