Gerrit Johannes Viljoen, b4c2d2e2f1g7 (1829 - 1904)

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Nicknames: "Gert"
Death: Died
Occupation: Voortrekker, Farmer/Boer dist Piet Retief, later dist Ohrigstad
Managed by: Lodewyk Christiaan Steyn, b1c3d12e4f1g4h4i7j5k1
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About Gerrit Johannes Viljoen, b4c2d2e2f1g7

At the age of eight he left the Cape Colony in the group of Hendrik Potgieter. Went through the whole journey, including Natal. Participated in the Battle of Bloedrivier. Prominent farmer that lost everything in the Anglo Boer war.

Source: Viljoen Familieregister, deel 3, p.1253; by H.C. Viljoen; published 2012.

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Gerrit Johannes Viljoen, b4c2d2e2f1g7's Timeline

1829
October 30, 1829
December 1, 1829
Uitenhage, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1848
January 1, 1848
Age 18
Potchefstroom, Southern DC, North West, South Africa
1850
March 2, 1850
Age 20
Potchefstroom, Southern DC, North West, South Africa
1851
October 17, 1851
Age 21
1854
April 23, 1854
Age 24
1855
September 24, 1855
Age 25
1856
September 8, 1856
Age 26
Transvaal, South Africa
1858
October 22, 1858
Age 28
1861
July 5, 1861
Age 31