Geertruy Maria Margaretha Grobbelaar (Potgieter) (1810 - 1876)

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Birthplace: Graaf-Reinet
Death: Died
Managed by: Alexander Armenis
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About Geertruy Maria Margaretha Grobbelaar (Potgieter)

Alternates second name: Gertruida / Geertruy Alternates birth date: 23 or 25 March 1810

Gertruida and her husband the acting state-president of the ZAR-Tvl. Hans Grobler had a son named Willem Jacobus Grobler (*15.06.1827) (≈08.10.1827 Cradock) (†22.05.1891 Rustenburg) who married Susara Carolina Snyman (*17.08.1824 Uitenhage) (+07.01.1891 Rustenburg) the eldest child of Commandant-General Theunis Snyman & Sara Jacoba Marx.

Gertruida's second child with Hans Grobler was Hermanus Philippus Grobler the Dorslandtrekker and member of the Dorsland Trek Commission who participated in negotiations with the Portuguese authorities and played a pivotal role in the development of the Afrikaner-community at Humpata, Angola. Hermanus first married Jannetje Wilhelmina Elizabeth Gertruida Kruger d.o. Gert Stephanus Jacobus Kruger who was the uncle of President Paul Kruger. Hermanus married secondly to Aletta Catharina Lourensina Philippina du Plessis. Aletta’s paternal aunt, Anna Maria Etrisia du Plessis (*30.04.1809), and paternal uncle, Jan Adriaan du Plessis (*02.10.1804), were the parents-in-law of President Paul Kruger.

Gertruida's younger son with Hans Grobler, Andries Hendrik Grobler (*27.10.1834) (≈26.12.1834 Cradock) married Petronella Margaretha Potgieter daughter of the Veldkornet of the Marico district, Hermanus Philippus Potgieter & Neeltje Elizabeth Botha.

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Geertruy Maria Margaretha Grobbelaar's Timeline

1810
March 25, 1810
Graaf-Reinet
1827
June 15, 1827
Age 17
1829
January 11, 1829
Age 18
1832
1832
Age 21
Cradock, Stormberg District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1834
1834
Age 23
Cradock, Stormberg District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1876
May 28, 1876
Age 66
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