Fr. H. Conrad Tönsing

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About Friedrich Heinrich Conrad Tönsing

Chronology of the life of Friedrich Heinrich Conrad Tönsing

2 Apr 1868 born in Limao, Bechuanaland Protectorate

                      3. child and 1. son of the missionary Joh. Fr. Tönsing and Dorothea Schulze-Prydtz

2 Nov 1892 marries (1) Henriette Dorothee Caroline Springhorn (daughter of the missionary Wilhelm Springhorn and Henriette Dittmer)

Confirmation Hermannsburg, Natal, 22 June 1882

Conrad farmer in Riekertsdam, farm of the Springhorns

Jun 1897 death of Wilhelm Springhorn and his wife in Pella Maria Marwede-Tönsing (Conrads stepmother) comes to Riekertsdam

Conrad and Henriette have 9 children. Three die at an early age.

1 Dec 1918 Henriette Tönsing dies (45 years) (Spanish Flu?)

1919 Conrad marries (2) widow Christina Henriettha Catharina van Eyck (born Strydom)

Buys farm Oudepost, dist. Potgietersrus.

18 Dec 1920 bond registered

21 Mar 1923 Conrad sequestrated (54 years) Loses his portion of the farm. Christina retains one third in her name. Apparently they were not married in community of property.

17 Feb 1946 Christina dies Conrad would have moved back to Riekertsdam.

20 Mar 1946 Conrad dies (77 years) (1 month later)

Almost nothing in the estate. Each of the remaining 6 children inherits 18 shilling.

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Fr. H. Conrad Tönsing's Timeline

1868
April 2, 1868
1892
November 2, 1892
Age 24
Ngaka Modiri Molema, North West, South Africa
1893
September 2, 1893
Age 25
1895
November 21, 1895
Age 27
1898
August 31, 1898
Age 30
1901
April 2, 1901
Age 33
Groot Marico, Ngaka Modiri Molema, North West, South Africa
1903
December 9, 1903
Age 35
1906
May 3, 1906
Age 38
1909
January 13, 1909
Age 40
1912
February 25, 1912
Age 43