Gert Andries Jacobus Alberts (1836 - 1927) MP

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Birthplace: Swellendam, Overberg DC, Western Cape, South Africa
Death: Died in Angola
Managed by: Alexander Armenis
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About Gert Andries Jacobus Alberts

Gert Andries Jacobus Alberts (Grootpa Gert) Commandant and Leader of the First Dorsland Trek (*03.01.1836 Swellendam) (≈17.05.1836 Cradock) He left his farm in the Pretoria district on 15.05.1875 and arrived at Rietfontein on Jan. 1876 where his laer remained for two years until other groups of trekkers joined him and he decided to continue the trek northwards. Gert Alberts was a member of the ‘Gereformeerde Kerk’ (Die Doppers) and served as a ‘kerkraadslid’ (†29.03.1927 Humpata, Angola)

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Gert Andries Jacobus, Kmdt. en leier van die 1ste Dorslandtrek's Timeline

1836
1836
Swellendam, Overberg DC, Western Cape, South Africa
1858
September 8, 1858
Age 22
Cradock, Stormberg District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1860
1860
Age 24
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
1868
1868
Age 32
1875
1875
Age 39
1876
1876
Age 40
1878
1878
Age 42
1879
December 14, 1879
Age 43
1927
March 29, 1927
Age 91
Angola